Baker went to Iowa State University College of Design, graduating in 1990 with a degree in graphic design.
He served as a character layout artist for Animaniacs. During the 1990s, Baker served as a storyboard artist on The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries. He was nominated for a National Cartoonists Society Award in 1997.
Baker continued storyboarding on shows such as House of Mouse and Lilo & Stitch: The Series, wrote episodes of Kim Possible and was a storyboard artist on Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, receiving two Emmy Awards (2005 and 2009) for his work on the show.
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- Ed Baker. June 2019. Iowa State University College of Design. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
- Olton, Bert (2000). Arthurian Legends on Film and Television. Page 20. McFarland & Company. International standard book number 9780786407187.
- 1997 National Cartoonists Society Awards. National Cartoonists Society. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
- Perlmutter, David (May 4, 2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Page 339. Rowman & Littlefield. International standard book number 9781538103746.
- Baisley, Sarah (August 17, 2005). TV Academy Announces Individual Achievement in Animation Emmy Award Winners. Animation World Network. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
- Ed Baker. Emmy Awards. Retrieved October 23, 2020.