Careers in the Creative Industries

Careers in the Creative Industries

Careers in the creative industries are varied and provide young a with wide range of possibilities for future pathways. Employers are looking for students to have a range of creative skills and have the ability to adapt to a range of situations. So it is important that these skills are developed to succeed in these industries.

Studying a creative subject will help you in a variety of ways, including:

  • Understanding the world around you.
  • Learning how to express yourself.
  • Helping you think outside the box.
  • Learning how to problem solve.
  • How to not be scared of failure.
  • Learning how to experiment
  • Appreciating the therapeutic qualities of creative subject.
  • Being part of the fastest growing industry in the UK.
  • Studying one of the few GCSE subjects left with a large amount of practical coursework towards your final grade.

There are a wide range of possible future careers you can enter by studying a creative subject, these include:

  • App Design
  • Product Designer
  • Architect
  • Interior Designer
  • Art Therapists
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Book Illustrator
  • Make-up Artist
  • Cake Decorator
  • Model Maker
  • Ceramics Designer
  • Photographer
  • Comic Book Creator
  • Printmaker
  • Costume Designer
  • Production Designer
  • Digital Imaging
  • Prop Maker
  • Fashion Designer
  • Street Artist
  • Film Producer
  • Stylist
  • Florist
  • Textile Designer
  • Glass Blower
  • Set Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Software Designer
  • Hairdressing
 

 

 

To hear more about why you should study art watch the video below:

If you would like to hear more about different careers in the creative industries click on the links below:

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You can also see why the creative industries are so vital for our economy and how many are employed by the creative industries in the following links:

http://www.thecreativeindustries.co.uk/resources/infographics

https://www.thecreativeindustries.co.uk/uk-creative-overview/facts-and-figures/employment-figures