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Design Director salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$139,462
$11,925
Additional Cash Compensation
$151,387
Total Compensation
Median: $139K
Min: $100K
Max: $205K

How Much Does a Design Director Make in New York?

The average salary for a Design Director in New York is $139,462. The average additional cash compensation for a Design Director in New York is $11,925. The average total compensation for a Design Director in New York is $151,387. 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

Director of UX Research

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
+32
As the Director of User Research you will reveal what our patients, physicians and pharmacies need and experience from our products by conducting primary and secondary research and exploring the behaviors and motivation of our users. You will produce robust, rich, and actionable research that teams need at every stage of the product development cycle. As the Director of User Research you will be responsible for building a world class team that will be embedded with a team of engineers, PMs, designers and other cross-functional partners.

Brand Design Director

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+18
LeafLink is seeking a Brand Design Director to join our fast-growing team. In this role, you will set creative direction and lead a high-functioning design team within the marketing organization. You will be tasked with evolving the visual identity of LeafLink’s brand and collaborating with the Product Design organization to ensure it’s conveyed through both our marketing campaigns and our platform. This role works directly with all marketing stakeholders to ensure consistency across channels.  To be successful in this role, you should be excited about creating a best-in-class visual brand, developing a team of talented designers, and getting your hands dirty in the weeds of our design queue. You’ll bring creativity and leadership to formalize our design team and processes. As an early member of a growing team, you should thrive on flexibility and taking on new projects outside of your comfort zone.

Product Design Manager

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+24
Product Designers at TpT are passionate about creating the very best experiences for all our marketplace touchpoints. As a leader on our product team, you’ll be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from inception to build and beyond. You’ll partner with product managers, engineers, our research team, our community, and others in executing our product vision and direction. You’ll take on a range of design challenges and be expected to advocate for the clearest, cleanest, and most intuitive user experience.

Head of User Research

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+18
Report to the Chief Design Officer and partner with the full product team to identify key problems, find the right solutions, and usher them into reality. Audit & improve the research capabilities and toolbox of the product & design teams. Help designers and PMs conduct & evaluate research within their teams. Plan and carry out research efforts for more robust/intensive studies. Be the lens through which teams can reframe their core customer problems. Help craft compelling stories behind findings and their practical implications. Follow & shape research outcomes all the way through into live product. Close the learning loop by reconciling new findings and broadcasting them to the team.

Design Director

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+29
Candid is looking for a Design/Art Director rooted in visual design but also experienced in brand, motion and interactive design. You will be responsible for leading design work independently, developing brand concepts, and mentoring other designers. In this role, you’ll work closely with our writers, brand designers, CRM, and marketing teams. Additionally, you’ll need to direct and interact with photographers, illustrators, video producers, and coders across a range of projects including, but not limited to, brand design, package design, interface design, and environmental design. In each instance, you’ll lead the conceptualization and execution of the creative solutions, working closely with the team to develop ideas and creative storytelling. This position will report into the Executive Creative Director.

Design Manager

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+40
The Design Manager is an exciting opportunity for immediate and continued professional growth and development within a vertically integrated project delivery environment. You will be part of a cross-functional team with a common goal of delivering the best possible experience to our members, on time, on budget and on brand.  From programming through construction you will be driving the preparation and coordination of design deliverables and documentation. Throughout the entire project lifecycle you will communicate with external consultants as they complete documentation. You will provide mentorship to design staff, providing oversight and guidance for all milestones and deliverables, facilitating internal sign offs with leadership.  As the project shifts into construction, you will work closely with the Project Manager to ensure the design intent is met and the user experience is of the highest quality. 

Design Director Salary ranges

The two most common Design Director salary ranges in New York are $120k - $130k and $130k - $140k.

Average Design Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Design Director make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $144,857 on average.

Design Director Salary by gender

The average Design Director salary for women is $133,000 and the average Design Director salary for men is $148,375.

Design Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Design Director with 7+ years of experience is $142,000.

Average Design + UX salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $77,138
Min: $48K
Max: $120K
UI Designer $96,810
Min: $70K
Max: $127K
UX Designer $98,610
Min: $70K
Max: $135K
Art Director $99,500
Min: $75K
Max: $141K
Product Designer $103,709
Min: $45K
Max: $160K
Senior UI Designer $109,667
Min: $85K
Max: $140K
Senior UX Designer $124,147
Min: $90K
Max: $179K
Design Director $140,593
Min: $100K
Max: $205K
Creative Director $175,200
Min: $90K
Max: $272K
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
5% have this skill
3
Usability Testing
5% have this skill
4
User Flows
5% have this skill
5
User Interviews
5% have this skill
6
Adobe Creative Suite
5% have this skill

Recent Design Director salaries in 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
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Director, Digital Experience reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
New York
5-10 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
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$154,000
Yearly Salary
A Director, Product Design reported a yearly salary of $154,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Head of Design reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
New York
$174,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Product Design reported a yearly salary of $174,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
5-10 Reports
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
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