These experts are employed to support the creative director in developing creative materials and campaigns. They help with the development of concepts, strategies, and client presentations. They manage and oversee multiple design projects and teams. Besides that, they ensure projects meet client objectives, budgets, and deadlines. Furthermore, they ensure consistency with brand message and identity. Additionally, they ensure resources are delegated as needed by the project. Associate creative directors are usually employed in the advertising or entertainment agencies or the creative departments of private corporations.
Employers seek candidates with a degree in marketing, advertising, graphic design, or a related field, and they must have at least five years of related experience. You must also possess interpersonal, presentation, computer, and communication skills and be familiar with marketing practices, trends, design principles, and social media platforms. The associate creative director's salary ranges from $88,088 to $124,026, with an average annual salary of $103,020.