Associate art directors work under art directors' supervision to assist in the graphic design of brands, layouts, advertisements, or other creative-driven tasks. They take total charge of the visual stylings for stage productions, television shows, or newspapers.
Typically, you need to possess an associate's or bachelor's degree in graphic art design and use various design software. As an assistant art director, your job responsibilities include staying current on the latest computer-aided design techniques and mediating between directors, artists, and designers.
The graduates who approach this field end up laying claim to annual earnings at $61,207. The current median pay for an associate art director ranges from $58,215 to $65,508 in the US. However, this figure can vary significantly depending upon your experience, skills, or organization.