The average salary for an Early-Career Creative Director with Design skills in Seattle, Washington is $76,500.
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Job Description for Creative Director
The creative director is the leader of a team tasked with creating and implementing creative work; this could include projects in graphic design, advertising, music, media or similar fields. Their tasks vary depending on their industry and position; for example, they may work as a lead designer for websites, oversee copywriting for advertising campaigns or serve as the art director for a publication or advertising firm. Other tasks led by a creative director commonly include helping with the cas…Read more
Creative Director Tasks
- Develop and manage creative ideas.
- Develop and produce promotional spots.
- Coordinate with relevant departments on all promotions productions.
- Develop and manage creative teams to promote product brands.
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Popular Skills for Creative Director
Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership, Strategic Marketing, Project Management, Graphic Design and Branding.
Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director
A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $103,434 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,285 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,127.
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Employees with Creative Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Louisville, Kentucky (34.6% less), San Diego, California (20.2% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.5% less).
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