A Mid-Career Art Director in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$61,500 per year. A skill in Graphic Design is associated with high pay for this job.

C$48,965 - C$71,490
C$49K
C$60K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$59,691
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Salary C$48,965 - C$71,490
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C$49,226 - C$70,469
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Art Director

Art directors coordinate concept-and-design efforts for promotions which may be in print form, on websites, or in commercials, and they may be involved in consumer promotions, as well. Usually, art directors are more focused on the concept and will delegate work to graphic designers, photographers, and other artists; however, it is still important to be proficient in Photoshop and other design suites in order to lead others' efforts and fill in when necessary.

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Art Director Tasks

  • Create basic layout design and specify material details.
  • Formulate and implement design concepts and presentation approaches, and layout design.
  • Review illustrative material to determine if it conforms to standards and specifications.
  • Confer with department heads to discuss requirements, present concepts and to coordinate creative activities.

Art Director Job Listings

Key Stats for Art Director

5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%

Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries


National Average
C$60,000


Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 90%
no benefits
None: 10%