Art Director


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Art Director

A professional who works at an advertising agency to provide artwork and similar products for ads, commercials and other marketing tools. For example, an art director may create a cartoon character to associate with a client's product. Art directors may be artists, graphic designers, or cinematographers, or have a number of other specialties.
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Michal Sitkiewicz, Art Director, McCANN, Copenhagen (Sweden)
Photo by Roy Round of Angel Corella; art director Diana Leidel.
Peter Rauch, once art director of Money, said he would never specify Helvetica outside the borders of Switzerland.
SIX DEGREES OF ART DIRECTION: The Art Directors Guild Film Society has planned a Sunday screening of ``Six Degrees of Separation,'' the Fred Schepisi drawing room comedy about a young con man (Will Smith) who convinces some well-off New Yorkers that he is Sidney Poitier's son.
ALWAYS A 'CATCH': Mike Nichols' 1970 adaptation of Joseph Heller's anti-war black comedy, ``Catch-22,'' will be shown Sunday during a tribute to its art director, Richard Sylbert.
Lothrop free-lanced as an art director and ran a motion graphics and video company.
Recipient of this year's Lifetime Achievement Award will be Production Designer and Art Director Rick Carter, as previously announced.
Wells' Martian invasion story, will be shown Sunday as part of a tribute to its art director, Albert Nozaki.
Orlando's foremost integrated creative content studio, today welcomed Millo Aldea as its Art Director.
5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two time Academy Award winning and four time nominated Production Designer and Art Director Rick Carter will receive the Art Directors Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award, at the Guild's 18th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards on February 8, 2014 at the black-tie ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
In an effort to meet its current clients' growing needs and budgets, Wilkin Guge Marketing is pleased to announce it has hired Account Executives Bonnie McCracken and Valerie Jorritsma, Media Relations Specialist Hillary Williams and Junior Art Director Cristina Schuett.
7 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior Vice President and Art Director of Playboy magazine, Tom Staebler, today announced his plans to retire from the company after a highly successful and award-winning 39 years, 28 of those as art director.