Creative/Design Services Manager

A creative manager or design manager manages the creative staff, evaluates its work, ensures that projects meet the requirements of the design brief and are completed on time and within budget. A design manager may work in a corporation and manage the hiring of design firms and the use of their design services.

Source: RGD Creative Earners Report 2016

Average Median Salary:

$68,500

Creative/Design Services Managers Work On:

• Keeping major projects at ad or design firms on track
• Managing staff and budgets
• Recruiting talent

Past winners of the Applied Arts Awards

  • 2019 Design Awards Cynthia Spitz (john st.)
    2019
    Design Awards

    Cynthia Spitz (john st.)
  • 2020 Photo/Illustration Awards Mark Burstyn (Mark Burstyn Photography)
    2020
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Mark Burstyn (Mark Burstyn Photography)
  • 2019 Design Awards Benjamin Johnston (Ben Johnston)
    2019
    Design Awards

    Benjamin Johnston (Ben Johnston)
  • 2019 Advertising Awards Isabella Taylor (BBDO Toronto)
    2019
    Advertising Awards

    Isabella Taylor (BBDO Toronto)