Design


122 careers advice results in total for Design


Steve Bamford, artist and scenic constructor

 11 December 2014

Steve builds and often designs scenery for theatre, film and television production companies. He has worked on films such as City of Ember and HBO’s Game of Thrones.


Claire Durrant, user experience designer

 22 October 2014

Claire's entry into user experience design was borne out of a passion for making products and services better for people to use. She explains how she got there without having to go to university and offers advice for becoming a user experience designer.


“Understand your target market and go for it.

Breaking into fashion

 10 February 2014

The fashion industry is a competitive environment, but with the right attitude and a good portfolio, it’s possible to make your mark. Three stylists shared their advice on how to break into fashion.


The physical experience of reading your book is important to bear in mind if you are self-publishing. Image: User Design

10 tips for better book designs

 20 January 2014

There are many parts, processes and people involved in the production of a book. Successful and open-minded relationships between clients, designers and editors are essential. Book designer Thomas Bohm of User Design shared 10 tips for improving your book design.


George Burton went from working at advertising agencies to Creative Manager at boohoo.com.

Getting a job in fashion

 21 November 2013

George Burton is Creative Manager at online fashion retail brand boohoo.com, He shared six pieces of advice for fashion and design careers.


Although Simon didn't have a background in digital marketing or design, he was able to learn on the job as part of the graduate Although Sim

Simon Webb, digital account manager

 10 October 2013

Simon works for a global digital marketing agency. He got into account management through a graduate scheme, offering him a structured introduction to his career.


Amy has noticed more and more of an overlap in the digital sector with the creative industries.

A creative digital career

 2 October 2013

Creatives can find work in many industries – and the digital sector is no exception. Amy Edwards from recruitment website Bubble Jobs explains how the creative and digital industries can overlap.


epitype are involved in all sorts of design – so much so that it can be hard to narrow it down to just one area.

Martin Roach, group creative director

 12 July 2013

Martin started out in information design, but soon broadened his offering to other areas of communication design. After working both in-house and for agencies, he founded Epitype.


A career as a furniture maker

 4 July 2013

Gareth Neal is a furniture designer and maker who rose to prominence for his traditional furniture with contemporary exteriors. He discusses his career and reflects on the furniture making industry.


“Making a living isn’t too difficult in cartography if you have the right skills and training.

A career in cartography

 10 June 2013

Caroline Robinson began her creative career as a designer, but she soon realised that cartography was the right path for her. She talks about getting into cartography from a creative background.


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