Creative Arts & Design

Creative Arts & Design

Factors to consider when thinking about a career in Creative Arts and Design:

  • this industry covers Design, Visual Arts, Fashion & Textiles, Photography.
  • job roles can include Ceramics Designer, Jewellery Designer, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Multimedia Specialist, Community Arts Worker etc.
  • self-employment, part-time work and juggling different roles are extremely common ways of working in this sector.
  • word of mouth and networking with creative/cultural communities can be effective ways of finding opportunities.
  • use of Social Media is not only effective for spotting opportunities but also as means of advertising/promotion.
  • relevant experience and degree level qualifications are usually required although this should not be a bar for graduates from other degree disciplines who can offer a portfolio of relevant experience.

Use the links below to research specific career areas – work activities, related professional bodies, employers/job search and other relevant information:

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