34 Creative people in total for
Joe always saw photography as a hobby, but gradually he found opportunities for it to become his career. Since completing an apprenticeship with Out of Hand, Joe has started working for Garment Quarter, creating the images for their website and social media accounts.
Born in Yorkshire, Alison now lives and works in Dallas, Texas making paintings with unusual media such as cement. She explains her career journey and offers tips on becoming a visual artist.
After a year in his first design job, Andy co-founded brand design agency Multiadaptor. With a small team, the company has worked for the BBC, Swarovski, and many other high-profile brands.
Lynton landed a job as a junior designer soon after graduating in Graphic Communication. He works on branding and graphic design at Spring.
Graham Gilhooly is a Senior Designer for 20/20 Productions. He started off by studying graphic design at college and loves having the opportunity to be creative every day.
Lottie helps create, design and develop online courses for both institutional and international learners. She explains how her experience working with design helped secure her apprenticeship and talks about what the role involves.
Lewis is the Head of Studio at SharpFutures, a social enterprise, where he manages and creates graphics which are used for print or online. He started off as a graphic design apprentice and in 2018 was awarded Apprentice of the Year at the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards.
Admir works for lighting design company Mindseye. He works with architects and interior designers to enhance interior spaces with light.
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.
After many years of working in the packaging design industry, Stephen set up New Vision Packaging. His work involves liaising between designers and clients, and overseeing the business and its development.
After graduating with a degree in illustration, Sarah Holden decided to focus more on design. She now works as a graphic design assistant and also a print maker, putting on collaborative exhibitions. She explained her role and how to get into design.
Vicky's love of upholstery began with night classes at her local college. She now runs her own studio, teaching upholstery classes and taking commissions for work. Vicky outlines her career journey and how you can get into upholstery.
Amelia is the art director and founder of Amelia's Magazine, which posts on art, design, music and fashion. She commissions work from illustrators and is in charge of the magazine's look and feel.
Alex works at design consultancy and product design company BERG. His work mixes product and graphic design with user experience work.
At IDEO, Lydia works with a range of designers to find out what people want and need from experiences such as air travel.
Nikki started off in branding and print design. After realising her skills were more people- and process-focused, she moved over into client services.
Miri Birch studied design for the stage at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has now overseen the costuming of shows for a number of theatre companies.
Simon is Head of Design on the comic 2000AD and at Rebellion Publishing, who also publish sci-fi/horror fiction.
Karen started out working in a clothing factory, training to be a sample machinist. She then worked her way up within the fashion industry until she was running her own recruitment business. Karen explains her career journey and offers tips for getting into fashion recruitment.
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.
Get Into Design has joined with Creative Choices
In Careers Advice
Sign up for our weekly careers newsletter