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).

Professional bodies

Related jobs

Discover related courses

Undergraduate CUR-FAV-DEG-2023

Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) (Visual Culture)

Available majors

  • 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

Undergraduate USA-BDM-DEG-2023

Bachelor of Digital Media

Undergraduate TAS-CAH-DIP-2023

Diploma of Creative Arts and Health

Available majors

  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art

We're here to guide you there

Our student advisors can assist you with enrolment, help you plan your studies, and answer questions about how studying through Open Universities Australia can get you from where you are today, to where you want to be tomorrow.

Talk to a student advisor

We'll be in touch to answer your questions.

Student advisor Jason Student advisor Maria Student advisor Peter

Usually replies in 30 mins