Advertising within digital media. DAVID LILLEY 21125024. Contents. To follow the stages of an advertising campaign. Advertising Art Director. JOB RESEARCH TRAINING SKILLS NEEDED EXPERIENCE NEEDED ADDED INDUSTRY REQUIREMENTS PRIMARY RESEARCH. TOPIC INTRODUCTION THE BRIEF THE RESEARCH
DAVID LILLEY 21125024
To follow the stages of an advertising campaign
Advertising Art Director
In a broad sense, The Oxford dictionary defines advertisement as to, “describe or draw attentionto (a product, service, or event) in a public medium in order to promote sales or attendance.”
Some Of the main outlets for advertising today include:
In 2010, spending on advertising was estimated at $142.5 billion in the United States and $467 billion worldwide.
The client first offers a brief usually stating;
This role will usually be undertaken by the “account planner” who will look into some of the following:
The media agency will then use this research to identify who their target audience will be and the media that should be used to reach that target audience in the most cost effective way.
This is usually the role for “Media Planners/ Buyers”
Together, the agencies will make recommendations on which markets are to be reached, distribution chances, pricing and which media channels will be used to deliver the message.
Both the Copywriter (written and verbal ideas) and the Art Director (Visualizing Idea) will then work together while creating the final message.
This can take some time as ideas can often be rejected many times before accepted. “Creatives” usually have to work fast and to tight deadlines.
Whilst the advertiing agency will be involved at every stage of the production of the commercials, they wont actually do any filming or taping.
This will be done by outside production companies and the traffic department within the advertising agency will ensure that the commercials are ready on time and that the client and legal approvals have been granted.
Once the advertisement or commercial has run, the media agency will verify this and check it’s performance.
This stage is important to advertising agencies as if an advertising campaign is successful, they are more likely to be rewarded with high paying clients in the future.