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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $68,170.00
Average Time to Fill 42 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,613
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 3.18 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Written Communication
Customer Service
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Set page layout or composition
Design layout of art or product exhibits, displays, or promotional materials
Draw design, letter, or line graphics or illustrations
Develop historical or art museum exhibits or promotional materials
Design merchandise or product displays
Tell stories through musical, visual, or dramatic arts
Create artistic objects, materials, or renderings
Prepare artwork for camera or press
Develop graphic art
Practice creative writing and development
Provide assistance in developing and executing policies
Design advertising layout
Write advertising copy
Prepare production storyboards
Produce artistic crafts

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Adobe Creative Suite
Project Management
Visual Design
Digital Design
Broadcast Industry Knowledge

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