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Creative and Design Jobs

Creative and design jobs… did you know?

From creating an unforgettable viral ad campaign to designing a logo with the visual power of the Mac Apple and the simplicity of the Nike swoosh, your creative eye will shape how we view the future. Technology, entertainment and products and services may change, but creative people will always be needed to help us appreciate what we see and imagine the possibilities. If life is a camera, you’re the filter!

HOT RIGHT NOW: Creative and design jobs to get you started

Here are just a few ways to take your first or next step into a creative or design-driven career. People with all kinds of interests and backgrounds are needed to make us love what we see around us.

Creative & design employers supporting young jobseekers

Creative and design job trends

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What are the top creative and design job types in the UK?

  • Graphic designers
  • Arts officers, producers and directors
  • Journalists, newspaper and periodical editors
  • Photographers, audio-visual and broadcasting equipment operators
  • Product, clothing and related designers
  • Skilled creative and design trades
  • Furniture makers and other craft woodworkers
  • Upholsterers
  • Glass and ceramic makers, decorators and finishers
  • Tailors and dressmakers

Creative and design jobs and career routes

Each creative job listed tells you what qualifications, experience and skills you might need. You’ll also get to know about helpful employers offering jobs like these to young job seekers around the UK.

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Think you haven’t got the right qualifications, skills or experience? There are lots of alternative career routes on offer and we’re here to help you find them.

Job search advice and opinion

Are you looking for advice that could help you get a creative or design job? You’ll find lots of honest advice and how-tos on Youth Employment UK.

We have advice and opinion from professionals, but also from our huge community of Youth Ambassadors and Young Professionals. They know what it’s like to be young, unemployed and 100% ready for someone to give you a chance!


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