Design Director salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$146,706
$13,283
Additional Cash Compensation
$159,989
Total Compensation
Median: $147K
Min: $100K
Max: $215K

How Much Does a Design Director Make in New York?

The average salary for a Design Director in New York is $146,706. The average additional cash compensation for a Design Director in New York is $13,283. The average total compensation for a Design Director in New York is $159,989. Design Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Design Director employees in New York.

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Design Director jobs in NYC

Brand Design Director

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+37
Policygenius is on the hunt for a Brand Design Director to bring our visual identity to life wherever customers experience our brand. The Brand Design Director will set a vision and strategy for our brand design and ensure Policygenius’s consistent visual identity across marketing collateral, offline branding, and digital products. They will work on the Brand team and report to the VP of Marketing. This is a chance to join a growing team, and help make Policygenius a household name through world-class brand experience.

Director, UX Research

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+37
Lead and coach team of UX researchers in our Chicago & New York office. Partner with Consumer Insights Researchers, Product Design Managers, Product Managers, and Tech Leads to drive all stages of research from early product direction through summative validation in an Agile work environment. Lead prioritization about what we research, when to research it, and how that research is conducted; This might mean working with cross functional teams.multiple devices, brands and platforms, in order to find opportunities to further improve the user experience . Influence a diverse set of stakeholders through excellent relationship building, and crisply providing insight and deep domain expertise in research practices and product development. Put the needs of our varied set of users front and center and driving, through influence and well-constructed presentations of insights, the user experience strategy of our many products. As VOC, effectively challenge and elevate the customer experience in a data driven environment. Be an ambassador for the craft and practice of research at Grubhub, through all departments.

Design Manager

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+23
Design plays a massive role in achieving this. Mortgages are complicated and quite frankly, stale. As designers, our job is to take all this complexity, distill it down to its essence, and repackage it into something simple, intuitive, and enjoyable.  That’s why we don’t distinguish between UX, Visual, or Product Designers. Our designers are all of them — part business strategist, part user researcher, and 100% committed to creating an exceptional user experience in a space that sorely needs it. 

Design Manager

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+45
This is an opportunity for a creative manager with excellent aesthetic judgment to guide a team to do their best work possible. You’ll help not only lead the Frame.io experience but inspire and elevate the team by helping them produce work that is always raising the bar and taking a user experience first approach to solving problems. Your work will allow our customers to feel delighted every time they use our product.

Product Design Manager

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+37
Stash is pioneering the future of personal finance with the first financial subscription that helps people create better lives. From budgeting to saving for retirement, Stash unites banking, investing, and advice all in one app that has helped more than 5M people reach their financial goals and make progress towards financial freedom. We’re looking for a Product Design Manager to join our growing product design team as we help the 99% build

Graphic Design Manager

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+37
Working alongside our Head of Marketing and Creative Director, the Graphic Designer will be charged with bringing the Knotel brand to life across all touchpoints (print, digital and events), as well as driving big ideas forward. In this role, you will have the opportunity to impact Knotel’s global growth and design standards. 

Director of User Experience Strategy

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+31
Open to Freelance or Full-Time   Kaplan is one of the world’s largest, most economically stable, and most diverse education providers. Owned by the Graham Holding Company (GHC) for over fifty years, Kaplan operates in 30+ countries, employs over 13,500 employees, and has 245 Kaplan campuses (offices and locations). Because of our long-term, quality oriented ownership position, we’re able to serve more than 1.4 million learners, maintain

Design Director Salary ranges

The most common Design Director salary in New York is between $140k - $150k.

Average Design Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Design Director make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $153,111 on average.

Design Director Salary by gender

The average Design Director salary for women is $142,067 and the average Design Director salary for men is $155,750.

Design Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Design Director with 7+ years of experience is $148,458.

Average Design + UX salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $75,338
Min: $48K
Max: $120K
UI Designer $94,333
Min: $70K
Max: $127K
UX Designer $96,681
Min: $50K
Max: $150K
Art Director $102,283
Min: $75K
Max: $150K
Senior UI Designer $110,000
Min: $80K
Max: $150K
Product Designer $111,382
Min: $45K
Max: $170K
UX Researcher $113,200
Min: $90K
Max: $159K
Senior UX Designer $128,419
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Design Director $146,706
Min: $100K
Max: $215K
Creative Director $174,426
Min: $90K
Max: $275K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $220,000
Min: $100K
Max: $425K

Skills that affect Design Director salaries in New York

1
Wireframing
6% have this skill
2
Interaction Design
6% have this skill
3
Usability Testing
6% have this skill
4
User Interviews
6% have this skill
5
Visual Design
6% have this skill
6
Responsive Design
5% have this skill

Recent Design Director salaries in New York

$178,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Product Design reported a yearly salary of $178,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
5-10 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Head of Product Design reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$36,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$184,000
Yearly Salary
A Director Web UX reported a yearly salary of $184,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$215,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of UX reported a yearly salary of $215,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Design reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Designer reported a yearly salary of $145,000
7+ Years of Experience
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501-1,000 Employees
New York
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Product Design Manager reported a yearly salary of $170,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$149,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Director reported a yearly salary of $149,000 with +$7,450 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $160,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
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