The average salary for a Sr. Art Director in Canada is C$74,463.
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Job Description for Sr. Art Director
A senior art director is usually a graphic design professional with many years of experience in their field. However, the “senior” portion of their title may only indicate this individual is in charge of a team of more junior designers. Regardless of whether he or she leads a team, a senior art director generally spends most of their time developing and implementing creative solutions to various types of graphic design problems. For example, they may design web sites, retouch photos for magazine…Read more
Sr. Art Director Tasks
- Dictate the conceptual and visual development of designs.
- Guide and mentor the creative team and deliverables.
- Consult with clients during revision, purchase, and support stages.
- Create designs.
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Popular Skills for Sr. Art Director
Skills in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Branding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Art Director
A mid-career Sr. Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$71,041 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Sr. Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,926 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$94,776.
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Employees with Sr. Art Director in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 12.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (9.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Calgary, Alberta (22.1% less) and Montréal, Québec (9.0% less).
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