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

  • 2020 Photo/Illustration Awards Josee Lecompte (Josee Lecompte)
    2020
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Josee Lecompte (Josee Lecompte)
  • 2020 Student Awards Sharleen Ramos
    2020
    Student Awards

    Sharleen Ramos
  • 2020 Design Awards Lisa Arduini (Harrison Fun)
    2020
    Design Awards

    Lisa Arduini (Harrison Fun)
  • 2019 Design Awards Colin Campbell (Colin Campbell Design)
    2019
    Design Awards

    Colin Campbell (Colin Campbell Design)