The average pay for an Entry-Level Art Director with Design skills is C$50,464 per year.

C$34,474 - C$66,078
C$34K
C$49K
C$66K
MEDIAN: C$49,056
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$69K
Salary C$34,474 - C$66,078
Bonus C$3,600
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C$31,997 - C$69,043
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$48,666

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 29%