How to become an art director

Inspire and guide a creative team and enable a studio’s vision to come to life.

What does an art director do?

Duties and tasks

  • Oversee the creative and design aspects of media (eg. film, television, stage productions, digital).
  • Inspire and manage a team of designers and artists.
  • Set the overall creative style and direction of the approach and style of work being produced.
  • Review and approve creative output (designs, graphics, copy, photography).
  • Present final designs and artwork to clients for feedback and approval (if applicable).

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Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) (Visual Culture)

  • Common Level 1 Subjects
  • Level 1 Major - Fine Art
  • Level 1 Major - Visual Culture
  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art
  • Level 2 Major - Visual Culture
  • Level 3 Major - Fine Art
  • Level 3 Major - Visual Culture

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