The Voice of the Creative Industry

Browse the latest news, blogs and thoughts from across the creative sector.

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Job Description: Executive Creative Director

The executive creative director (or ECD) is the head honcho as far as the creative team is concerned. The person behind the curtain engineering the creative identity of a company and facilitating the adoption of that identity throughout all media...

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Job Description: Events Designer

Events always have been and always will be an incredibly important part of the creative industries and Events Designers are the ones working behind the scenes to bring events to life. If you’ve ever found yourself at an event where you were...

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Job Description: Design Manager

A design manager is employed to lead numerous design-related tasks. These may include web design, product development, advertising or general creative roles. These individuals can be employed in construction, in graphic design firms, in the...

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Job Description: Design Director

A Design director bridges the link between creative employees and management. A senior role for leaders with a proven track record of effective communication, innovation, and high-level design problem-solving, design directors ensure that all...

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Job Description: Creative Team

The Creative Team in the advertising, digital or marketing sector is responsible for generating attention-grabbing ideas that will entice the consumer or target audience. Members of the team work together to develop conceptual campaigns designed to...

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Job Description: Retoucher

The job of a retoucher is far more complicated and exciting than just making exceptionally pretty people even prettier. Editing images and videos, or photographic retouching, helps the creative present his or her project in the best light...

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Job Description: Creative Director

Design guru. Master mediator. Highly skilled multitasker and delegator. A good Creative Director is all these things and more. They are the calm head on top of the creative shoulders that bring focus and identity to a company. Job description,...

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Job Description: Branding Designer

A branding designer shapes a brand and how it’s presented to the public. In order to breathe life into a brand and give it a tangible identity, a branding designer must express their thinking via words and imagery that cut through the noise and...

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Job Description: Chief Creative Officer

The dream weavers at the centre of every creative enterprise, chief creative officers are a unique combination of managerial flair and creative talent. They offer a necessary balance between the CEO and CFO and need to realise that creativity is the...

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Job Description: 3D Artist

The third dimension has been enticing artists for decades, but it’s only in relatively recent years that some incredibly talented creatives have been able to truly utilise the flexibility, the depth, the power and the potential of 3D artistry....

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Job Description: Automotive Designer

Automotive Designers are the minds behind the machines that have to understand not only what looks good aesthetically but how it’s going to work mechanically. It’s a very specific skillset and it’s one that is always going to be in...

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Job Description: Exhibition Designer

Exhibition designers are responsible for the design and layout of shows and exhibitions. Find Exhibition Designers Find Exhibition Design Companies Find Exhibition Design Jobs Job Description, Salaries and Benefits Exhibition designers are...

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Job Description: Graphic Designer

Graphic designers work to bring many kinds of communication alive. They produce designs that get their clients' messages across with high visual impact. The role demands a keen business sense as well as creative flair. View People View Companies...

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Job Description: Fashion Designer

Fashion/clothing designers design clothes, accessories and shoes. Some design expensive one-off pieces. Others work in a team creating a whole range of mass-produced fashions, or specialise in particular areas such as sportswear. View People View...

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Job Description: Interior Designer

Interior designers plan the design of living and commercial environments. They then manage the work of turning their ideas into a reality. View People View Companies View Jobs Job Description, Salaries & Benefits Interior designers plan the design...

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Job Description: Technical Author

Technical authors produce technical information such as instructions to help users get to grips with all kinds of technology. The material they write is designed to allow their audience to use a particular gadget or understand a subject. Technical...

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Job Description: Copy Editor

A copy editor makes sure that a text is readable, accurate and ready for publication. View People View Companies View Jobs Job Description, Salaries and Benefits A copy editor makes sure that a text is readable, accurate and ready for...

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Job Description: Web Editor

A web author/editor is responsible for the content and images used on a website. They plan, research, write copy and edit the content of a website. They may be involved in providing copy for the internet or for an organisation's internal intranet...

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Job Description: Web Designer/ Web Developer

Web designers/developers are employed across all industry sectors from finance and retail to public organisations. They may be employed directly by IT consultancies, software houses, web design agencies or work in an organisation's IT department....

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Job Description: Interactive Media Designer

Interactive media designers create the overall look and feel of a wide range of interactive communication products and often use text, data, graphics, sound, animation and other digital and visual effects. Job Description, Salaries &...

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Job Description: Illustrator

Illustrators combine art, design and creative skills to develop ideas and produce original visual images for a wide range of products. Image: Jean Jullien: Billboard for London Graphic Centre for It’s Nice That Job Description, Salary &...

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Job Description: Animator

Animators produce images that appear to come to life on screen. Animation features in all kinds of media, from feature films to commercials, pop videos, video games and websites. Job Description, Salaries and Benefits Animators produce images that...

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Job Description: Game Designer

Game designers devise new video games and define the way the game is played, as well as the 'game experience'. Video games are a major part of the UK's media industry. People spend more money on buying games than they do on going to the cinema. Job...

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Job Description: Product Designer

Product designers conceive almost everything we use in our day-to-day lives, from chairs and cutlery to clocks and computers. They also work on specialist products like medical, electronics or telecommunications equipment. Product designers use...

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Job Description: Brand Manager

Brand managers are concerned with creating a lasting impression among consumers and improving product sales and market share. This is achieved by making sure their organisation's advertising and marketing activities send out the right image. Key...

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Job Description: Media Planner

Media Planners in advertising identify the best mix of media channels to deliver an advertising message to a clients' target audience. Using research data, they consider what is going to be most effective within the budget allocated and give the...

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Job Description: Copywriter

Creative copywriters are employed by agencies both permanently and on a freelance basis to develop advertising concepts. They mainly deliver the words and verbal content that accompanies the visual elements. Agency copywriters usually work in close...

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Job Description: Art Director

Art Directors in advertising are responsible for what advertisements look like. They are involved in creating a campaign that has an instant, positive impact on the consumer in order to promote the product or brand being advertised. They can be...

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Job Description: Advertising Account Executive

Advertising Account Executives are usually employed by advertising agencies. Over two-thirds of advertising staff are based in London, but there are employers in cities across the country. Agencies vary in size. Almost half employ fewer than 20...

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Job Description: Advertising Account Planner

Advertising account planners set the communication strategy for advertising campaigns. They establish the goals and objectives, target audience, message and tone in which the campaign should be delivered. Planners define how a particular strategy...

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Job Description - Broadcast Journalist

What is the work like? Broadcast journalists research and present news items for broadcast on radio, TV and online. Their job is to tell each story in a compelling way - combining the facts with the most apt sounds or pictures. Many journalists...

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Job Description - Broadcasting Engineer

What is the work like? Broadcast engineers use their technical expertise to put shows on the air. They make sure programmes are broadcast at the right times, and at the highest quality level. Engineers are involved in all kinds of production,...

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Job Description - Writer

What is the work like? Writers produce works of fiction and non-fiction. They may work on: novels short stories poetry scripts for radio, TV, film or theatre non-fiction books newspaper and magazine articles, from news and features to opinion...

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