Do ad agencies usually look for people with design degrees to fill art director positions? Or, could someone who has taken design courses be considered too?

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Canny
Asked at 2011-12-27 19:50:02
Advertising agencies do tend to find people with design degrees for positions of art director ? Or, is it possible that someone who has taken design courses is considered too much?
Answer1DarcAnswered at 2012-01-01 19:26:31
A title is always useful, but it is not necessary - especially if they are stellar in their work. A large portfolio of innovative and creative with a strong knowledge base in the development of on- line, print production , audiovisual production, etc will have looked at the others , but this requires experience. If you're a great writer and graphic designer even better then this combination has its place too. If you have a design degree from a recognized school - such as Rhode Island School of Art and Design and the University of Texas , Advertising and Public Relations, then it may be easier to attend for an additional year to earn their degree . This leaves you better prepared for a position with the leading design agencies , advertising agencies , PR firms , companies online, etc. .
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