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 2021/22

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

  • 2020 Design Awards Rethink
    2020
    Design Awards

    Rethink
  • 2019 Student Awards Cassidy Smith
    2019
    Student Awards

    Cassidy Smith
  • 2019 Design Awards Joanne Henderson (Carter Hales Design Lab)
    2019
    Design Awards

    Joanne Henderson (Carter Hales Design Lab)
  • 2019 Photo/Illustration Awards Ashlea Wessel (Ashlea Wessel)
    2019
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Ashlea Wessel (Ashlea Wessel)