Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
What exactly does an 'Art Director' do?
- Present final layouts for client approval.
- Prepare detailed storyboards showing sequance & timing of story development for TV production.
- Mark up, paste, & complete layouts.
- Review & approve art materials, copy materials, & proofs of printed copy developed by staff members.
- Write typography instructions to prepare materials for typesetting/ printing.
What's the working conditions for an 'Art Director?'
- Fine Art or Commercial art studios in office buildings, warehouses, lofts, or private home studios are the more common work places.
- Studios are well lit and ventilated.
- Employed by publishing companies, advertsing agencies, & design firms. (which is always a good thing)
- Could face eye strain, fatigue or back pain.
- Could intake fumes from supplies.
What training do you need to become an 'Art Director?'
You need at least a Bachelor's degree from an arts college.
Taking English, Social Science, & Natural Science classes could majorly improve your ability to work as an Art Director.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
-No Man Is an Island-