Art Director with Graphic Design Skills Salary (Canada)
An Art Director with Graphic Design skills earns an average salary of C$56,516 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
|Salary||C$41,427 - C$82,507|
|Bonus||C$292 - C$13,178|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|C$41,112 - C$88,038|
|Hourly Rate||C$17.34 - C$81.99|
|Bonus||C$292 - C$13,178|
|Total Pay (||C$41,112 - C$88,038|
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.Read More...
Some art directors may be in charge of approving and combining pieces of work and arranging them aesthetically. Teamwork skills are important in order to coordinate efforts on projects, and it may also be necessary to work with producers and directors to push efforts forward in television or film. Brainstorming efforts are often discussed in groups of co-workers.
Art directors are generally responsible for coordinating work schedules and meetings so that employees can work together seamlessly, and may also need to set project deadlines and monitor employees to ensure that they're working in an efficient manner. Art directors may be given a budget within which to work, so it is important to pay attention to all costs without sacrificing quality. This work is usually done in an office environment, and a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and many years of prior experience are generally required for this position. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Art Director
Pay by Experience for an Art Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Art Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Art Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Art Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 50 salaries. An Art Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$74,000 based on 8 salaries.
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