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 2022/23

Average Median Salary:

$115,000

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 Design Awards Alyssa Sgouraditis (Grey Canada)
    2019
    Design Awards

    Alyssa Sgouraditis (Grey Canada)
  • 2020 Photo/Illustration Awards Samantha Hull
    2020
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Samantha Hull
  • 2020 Design Awards PAPRIKA
    2020
    Design Awards

    PAPRIKA
  • 2019 Advertising Awards BBDO Toronto
    2019
    Advertising Awards

    BBDO Toronto