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art director

noun
1.
Movies, Television. the person who determines the staging requirements for a production and often designs the sets or supervises their building and dressing.
2.
Also called art editor. a person who is responsible for the selection, execution, production, etc., of graphic art for a publication, advertising agency, or the like.
Origin of art director
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • "That's all right," said the Editor as the art director took the drawing down.

    The "Genius" Theodore Dreiser
  • Maybe he could be an art director or a lithographer or something.

    The "Genius" Theodore Dreiser
  • The art director approved it on sight, though he said nothing, but carried it in to the Editor.

    The "Genius" Theodore Dreiser
  • And I want to become an art director because I think I'd make a good one.

    The "Genius" Theodore Dreiser
  • Now I depend upon my art director to tell me something about these things.

    The "Genius" Theodore Dreiser
British Dictionary definitions for art director

art director

noun
1.
a person responsible for the sets and costumes in a film
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