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 Jennifer Feldman (Open. A Creative Company)
    2019
    Design Awards

    Jennifer Feldman (Open. A Creative Company)
  • 2019 Design Awards Kelly Flynn (Zulu Alpha Kilo)
    2019
    Design Awards

    Kelly Flynn (Zulu Alpha Kilo)
  • 2019 Advertising Awards Nicola Clack (Anomaly Inc)
    2019
    Advertising Awards

    Nicola Clack (Anomaly Inc)
  • 2019 Photo/Illustration Awards Jason van Bruggen (Jason van Bruggen Photography)
    2019
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Jason van Bruggen (Jason van Bruggen Photography)