The average salary for a Creative Director, Advertising in Chicago, Illinois is $147,250.
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Job Description for Creative Director, Advertising
Creative directors for advertising hold a management position that is frequently found at advertising agencies and other organizations that conduct significant advertising operations. They are responsible for leading a team of advertisers in the delivery of creative products and services for their clients. Creative directors collaborate with their organization's graphic design and copywriting staff to ensure the advertising products created for clients meet those clients' needs and the expectati…Read more
Creative Director, Advertising Tasks
- Oversee the operation of the creative department and ensure projects stay on schedule and within budget.
- Present clients with proposals for advertising campaigns and ensure the final product meets the client's expectations.
- Work with account managers to identify client's advertising needs.
- Coordinate and manage the work of artists, copy writers, and editors, and direct campaign planning and execution.
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Employees with Creative Director, Advertising in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 10.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (32.1% less), Los Angeles, California (32.1% less) and San Francisco, California (7.5% less).
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