Hire a Director of Art


Why Hire a Director of Art

A company needs to hire a Director of Art when they need an individual who can review and manage all of their visual portfolio. Depending on the company and the projects, this can include still images, videos, or a combination of these items. Directors of Art most commonly work in Marketing departments, but these positions can also be found in the Design departments of companies in the video game, media outlet, and interior design industries.

Director of Art Job Responsibilities

A Director of Art is expected to

  • Manage and control all of the visual media associated with a company and/or specific project
  • Be familiar with many different types of online and traditional media platforms
  • Work closely with other members of Marketing, Design and/or Development teams

Director of Art Experience Needed

Generally, a typical candidate for this position should have:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Art, Design, Communications, or a similar field; Master’s degrees are often preferred
  • Extensive familiarity with multiple forms of online and traditional media
  • At least five years of experience working in a visual media environment

Director of Art Salary

The average salary for a Director of Art is $80,880. Typically, salaries for this position fall between $43,879 and $162,800.

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