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What Happened To Your Salary?

Generating £10 million an hour, the creative industries in the UK are an engine of growth for the economy. We need your help to unveil how this booming industry felt about worth, satisfaction and gender equality in the past year in our annual...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Leaders

Uncover Your Worth: The 2015 Salary Guide & Survey

DOWNLOAD A peek into the industry's toughest questions, surprising data and upcoming trends for the new year. The report looks at creative sector salaries between 2014-2015 and amongst its findings, it also revealed: 60% of professionals think...

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Features

What does Creativepool's Salary Guide have to do with Wimbledon?

Today sees the start of my favourite time of year: Wimbledon fortnight. And with Andy Murray defending his title and the intrigue surrounding his appointment of 2006 Ladies Champion, Amélie Mauresmo, there's a lot to be excited about. What does...

Posted by: Ashley Morrison
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Workshop

2014 Salary Guide & Survey

It may have taken a few months... but we have finished tackling one of the hardest subjects in the workplace, the paycheck. We have exposed the elephant in the room by asking tough questions, collecting data, and analysing opinions. Inside you will...

Posted by: Alexandra Schott
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Workshop

Tips for Negotiating Your Salary and Accepting a Job Offer

Congratulations you have a job interview! However, have you given much thought to negotiating your salary compensation package if you get a job offer? Are you honing your negotiation skills, in readiness for a job offer? Don’t fall down at the...

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Workshop

Looking for purpose in your next job? You’re not alone

It was September 2016 when this article from The Guardian unveiled that millennials want “purpose over paychecks”. Fast forward to 2022, two years after the beginning of a global pandemic, and things are hardly looking any different. If...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

The best places to work in the UK as a creative

The creative industry continues to retain its reputation as a vibrant sector that has demonstrated immense fortitude against the ever-evolving challenges of the pandemic. But there is a reason why so many creatives continue to flock to the big cities...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

The great COVID comeback - Creative salaries in 2022

“Am I being paid enough?” This is a question I ask myself daily. Of course, as a freelancer, I technically control my own salary but it’s still a nagging itch that tends to kick in at the most inopportune moments. Generally, just...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

Cutting through the noise to grab the best talent

Having the right people on board is vital for a business’ success. Without the right talent, in the right role, at the right time, growth can be much slower - and can even reverse. The battle for talent has never been fiercer. Organisations...

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Workshop

Facing up to the future of talent 

Dealing with "The Great Resignation" is one thing - but now talent seems to be holding all the aces when it comes to the recruitment process. As agencies recover from the pandemic and work starts to roll in, teams must grow, but hiring has never been...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Job Description: Digital Designer

In their primary role, digital designers combine their creativity and technical skills to produce digital graphics for computer and electronic games, websites, movie special effects, and more. Some digital designers might create graphics for...

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Job Description: Lighting Designer 

The lighting designer coordinates heavily with the director and artistic director to determine what sort of lighting-related visuals will craft the desired result on stage. This can include anything from deciding what sort of lighting will create a...

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Job Description: Furniture Designer

Furniture designers are proficient in designing and creating furnishings, taking into consideration both functionality and fashion. They design both exterior and interior furnishings, often keeping in mind things like customer preferences,...

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Features

It’s okay if you don’t want that six-figure freelance life

‘How I became a six-figure freelancer’. ‘The reality of being a six-figure freelancer’. And perhaps the worst of all: ‘Here’s exactly what I do every day to earn six figures as a freelancer’. You’ve...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Job Description: 3D Visualiser

3D visualisation is a synonym for computer-generated imagery, 3D rendering, 3D graphics, etc. All of these terms refer to the digital process of creating some graphical content by using 3D technology - that is the task of a 3D visualiser. This...

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Workshop

Should you quit your job and go freelance?

“The freelance revolution”, they’re calling it. People all over the western world (especially in Europe and US) are quitting their longstanding, once granted jobs to pursue new opportunities in the freelance scene. It certainly has...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Job Description: Typographer

Typography is the art of arranging text in a way that makes it not only legible but aesthetically pleasing. It involves font, structure and overall appearance, and works to catalyse a specific emotion in the reader. It brings the text to life and the...

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Features

Beware the Equity/ESOP trap in your next role

Working for startups is surely exciting. Smaller teams feel more familial, warm and human, without all the hassle of huge hierarchy and escalating an escalation to the higher management team. Unfortunately, some startups are also ruthlessly attentive...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Workshop

What kind of creative careers are there in esports?

It was 2003 when DOTA (Defence of the Ancients), the first true Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA), hit the shelves of PC gaming. Since then, esports have been on a constant and steady rise, leading to widespread popularisation for a new kind of...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Workshop

How much should I charge as a Freelance Retoucher?

A guide to retouching rates, with tips and advice from experienced professionals in the industry Commercial Retouchers make the beautiful perfect. They are architects of polish, masters of design and how to present a product/campaign under the best...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Workshop

The Ultimate and Comprehensive Guide to Freelance Tax

In 2015, nearly 40% of the UK’s self-employed workforce did not file their taxes by the HMRC deadline. That accounts for over 890,000 freelancers in the UK, who all faced a £100 late fee. The mere thought of taxes is often nightmare fuel...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

What we can learn from the success of the shorter work week in Iceland

We heard a great deal of talks about mental health, work-life balance and authenticity during the past year, and the push to remote work is certain to leave a long-lasting mark in the workforce - creative industry or otherwise. What was once...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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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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Leaders

Legends of Advertising: Sir Martin Sorrell

Few people in advertising can hope to compete with the fame and legacy of Sir Martin Stuart Sorrell. At the age of 76 and counting, the historic founder of WPP is still very much in the game, a proof of character with no equals in advertising and...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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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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Industry

How to hire a great creative director - 5 top tips

“Heavy is the head that wears the crown.” That’s the well-worn cliche that continues to hold billions back from greatness every single day but for some, the crown seems to fit pretty naturally. Such is the case with all the best...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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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...

Posted by: Creativepool
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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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Features

Spend more on booze | Why the secret to growth is in employee wellbeing

There is an ubiquitous misconception in the business world which I like to call The Myth of Endless Growth. It is by no means a fully fledged philosophical theory or something I should ever take the credit for, but it is real about any business; the...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Workshop

Are you being overworked?

Spoiler: if you’re reading this, you probably are Like most other sectors, the creative industry is one of deadlines. There’s that deadline to deliver the pitch, that other one to complete a project, that copy to write, that award to...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

Purpose isn’t just a shiny tick box to offer your clients

Love the new Conscious products made-in H&M. At least 50% of Conscious products is made from sustainable materials! And the remaining half, well… We don’t care about that, do we? H&M often makes the headlines for all the wrong reasons,...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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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...

Posted by: Creativepool
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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,...

Posted by: Creativepool

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