What is a Art director
Getting in and Qualifications
There are different paths you can take to starting your career as an Art Director, such as through apprenticeships and university degrees.
- Fine art
- Graphic design
Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.
It is common for Art Directors to have art-related qualifications.
A Foundation Apprenticeship or a Modern Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media can help to improve your artistic skills and experience.
Find out more about apprenticeships in Scotland.
Having knowledge of marketing is useful as well.
Studying for a bachelor’s degree in marketing can improve your creative skills and give you the chance to collaborate with other artistic people.