Art Directors

Art Directors

Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, broadcasting, and advertising. Direct workers engaged in art work or layout design.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Innovation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative * Achievement/Effort * Leadership * Cooperation * Persistence * Independence

Representative Tasks * Formulate basic layout design or presentation approach and specify material details, such as style and size of type, photographs, graphics, animation, video, and sound. * Manage own accounts and projects, working within budget and scheduling requirements. * Confer with creative, art, copywriting, or production department heads to discuss client requirements and presentation concepts and to coordinate creative activities.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Construction,

Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

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