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 Bridget Lacko (McCann Canada)
    2019
    Advertising Awards

    Bridget Lacko (McCann Canada)
  • 2020 Photo/Illustration Awards Yueming Li (School of Visual Arts)
    2020
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Yueming Li (School of Visual Arts)
  • 2020 Design Awards Kaitlin Doherty (The Local Collective)
    2020
    Design Awards

    Kaitlin Doherty (The Local Collective)
  • 2019 Photo/Illustration Awards Mary Haasdyk (Illustration)
    2019
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Mary Haasdyk (Illustration)