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Art director

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Currently Employed in Scotland

What is a Art director

You'll be working with graphics, visuals and ad campaigns. Depending on where you work, it can involve creating storyboards for the latest video game or managing a photo shoot for a magazine.

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Develop a range of high-quality artistic concepts.
  • Manage a team of designers and keep them motivated.
  • Constantly generate new ideas and identify the latest art trends.

Getting in and Qualifications

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Studying for a HNC/HND or degree in an art related subject such as Graphic Design or Fine Art are good ways to become an Art Director. Studying Marketing is also a useful subject.

An apprenticeship Creative and Digital Media, Digital Marketing or Design can also help to improve your artistic skills and experience.




Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.