Art Director in Columbus, OH

Art Director Job Description

The art director is responsible for overseeing the artistic development of marketing, advertising and promotional pieces, including print, online, mobile, television and radio advertisements; collateral materials; and internal and external corporate publications. Within an agency, the art director collaborates with senior-level copywriters to develop strategies for advertising campaigns and often specializes in a particular area, such as print or broadcast advertising. Candidates for this role must have strong leadership skills, a design background, proficiency in creative tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, and a basic understanding of coding for digital projects. Five to eight years of related experience may be required.

Typical art director duties:

Supervising or leading a team of designers, photographers, illustrators, production artists, copywriters and creative freelancersCollaborating with members of the marketing or media buying team to develop strategies for advertising campaignsCreating presentations and project plans, meeting with clients, and ensuring a successful online representation of clients’ brands

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Salary for Art Director in Columbus, OH
78155 - 113190
25th percentile
78155
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
95795
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
113190
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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