So, you’ve checked out our article ‘Creative jobs to suit you’ and are now looking for a creative career that matches your personality and skills.
We're taking the luck out of finding a job by making sure that you’re suited to the roles you’re applying for. And so we look at the different careers open to creative personalities, including job insights and interviews with people in the industry.
Although creative people tend to share key personality traits, exactly what gets your creative juices flowing is really down to your own individual skills, passions and interests. See our list below of some of the jobs that would fit you…
DJing, playing instruments, singing... The music industry is highly sought after. However, there are lots of other ways to get involved from being a sound technician through to teaching music to classes.
Hair and beauty
It may not immediately spring to mind but some of the top hair stylists and beauticians are actually incredibly creative, producing living works of art on happy clients (at least, that’s the hope!).
See our career guide to beauty therapist jobs
See our career guide to hairdresser jobs
Ah, fashion. It certainly oozes glamour. Of course, fashion designers have to be incredibly creative people but there’s a lot more to being involved in fashion than making clothes. Buying, merchandising, styling shop windows… The opportunities are endless.
See our career guide to merchandising jobs
Writing and editing magazines, websites, newspapers and books requires a huge amount of creativity and, although this is a competitive industry, there are lots of opportunities.
See our career guide to journalist jobs
Another incredibly tough to break into industry with a huge number of careers to choose from. Runners, script writers, cameramen… It’s more than just actors and actresses learning their lines. Then there are the costume designers, casters, location scouts. It may not always pay well but there are lots of ways to make it into the industry.
See our career guide to TV runner jobs
You can’t get more creative than designer jobs and the choices are vast. Of course, there are the more glam design jobs in fashion and interiors but designers are also needed for anything from the creation of signs to architects designing houses.
See our career guide to graphic designer jobs
Marketing, advertising and events
Ah the schmoozing. If you’re as good a networker as you are a creative thinker then careers in advertising, marketing, PR or even event planning could be right up your street…
See our career guide to advertising account manager jobs
See our career guide to marketing jobs
See our career guide to brand manager jobs