Creative Director

A creative director or design director is the creative head of a design firm, advertising agency or in-house design department. In all of these areas, key responsibilities can include the development of graphic design, advertising, communication and industrial design.

Source: RGD Creative Earners Report 2016

Average Median Salary:

$90,700

Creative Directors Work On:

• Overseeing major campaigns for top-tier clients
• Conception and strategy of campaigns
• Signing off on ad and design work

Past winners of the Applied Arts Awards

  • 2019 Advertising Awards Randy Byers (Bensimon Byrne)
    2019
    Advertising Awards

    Randy Byers (Bensimon Byrne)
  • 2019 Design Awards Duncan Major (Perfect Day)
    2019
    Design Awards

    Duncan Major (Perfect Day)
  • 2020 Advertising Awards lg2
    2020
    Advertising Awards

    lg2
  • 2019 Advertising Awards Nicola Clack (Anomaly Inc)
    2019
    Advertising Awards

    Nicola Clack (Anomaly Inc)