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Art Director

Expert Sources: Yana Rusanova
Date: April 18, 2019
Reads: 9,950

Career Overview

Art Directors oversee the building of sets and the creation of all show signage in line with the vision of the Production Designer.

Alternate Titles

Production Designer (On lower budget projects, these roles may be combined)

Avg. Salary

$74,2921

Salary Range

$50K-$112K1

Career Description

Yana Rusanova, experienced freelance Art Director and Production Designer, explains that an Art Director’s role is extremely varied and her focus shifts depending on the budget of the project.

She explains, “On the big-budget television sh