Art Director Job Description

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Art Director

Art Director duties and responsibilities

  • Generating clear ideas and concepts in tandem with the copywriter
  • Producing sketches, storyboards, art layouts based on creative visions and ideas
  • Understanding marketing initiatives, strategic positioning and target audience

Art Director Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for a creative Art Director who enjoys working in a fast paced environment and loves the challenge of discovering what makes consumers “click”. You will cooperate with a design-savvy team to devise an overall concept.

The goal is to translate marketing and branding strategies into innovative and impressive campaigns that stimulate targeted audiences.


  • Generate clear ideas and concepts in tandem with the copywriter
  • Produce sketches, storyboards, roughs to visualize ideas
  • Understand marketing initiatives, strategic positioning and target audience
  • Cooperate with the rest of the creative team across different types of media
  • Take work from concept to final execution within deadlines
  • Manage and delegate responsibilities to other designers and provide directions
  • Present completed ideas to clients/team members
  • Stay on top of all trends and maintain best practices


  • Proven working experience as Art Director
  • Hands on experience with logo design, typography, color, web layout design, print production, image selection and package design
  • Proficient use of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Incorporate feedback and take/give direction well
  • Team player with strong communication and presentation skills
  • Relevant education or training
Last Updated 09 Jan, 2023

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