383 Industry insights in total
What steps do you need to take for a design career? This infographic created by Fifteen Design tracks the journey, from leaving education to finding a first job in the design industry.
Who are the different people that make a signed act work? This is an overview of the various roles that work with music artists – understand what they do and where you can fit in.
A band agreement is a contract between the individual members of a band which sets out how the band is going to conduct business together.
Welsh designer Angela Gidden explains how the fabric and leather offcuts from her furniture design business became a separate creative company.
Annette Howard’s role as information executive involves gathering and distributing information.
Taryn Nixon, Managing Director of the Museum of London Archaeology, talks about the variety of work done by the 200 archaeologists there, and the best ways to get into the field.
Andy Field is co-director of Forest Fringe, an independent mini-festival that takes place during the Edinburgh Fringe. He spoke to Creative Choices about striking out on your own.
Don’t gamble with your career. The acting profession is hugely competitive, but there are ways to give yourself a better chance of success – and it’s not only down to your acting ability.
Sarah James worked as a ceramicist before becoming the director of the Contemporary Craft Fair in Devon. She explains why she contributes more to the craft scene this way, and what new makers need to know when starting their business.
The work of artist Philomena Francis stretches and alters over time. Her images, created using treacle piped directly onto walls, drip to form sticky puddles on the gallery floor.
Owain Arthur played Francis Henshall in One Man, Two Guvnors in the West End. Initially James Corden’s understudy, he spoke about how he got his first West End lead.
Interested in a graphic design career? This infographic created by Fifteen Design looks at typical salaries and progression routes, as well as giving key information and outlining desired skills and experience.
Sarah Scotcher is an editor at Rowanvale Books, an independent publishing firm in Wales that specialises in new authors. She offers 6 tips for people who are exploring publishing options.
Fay Fullerton is Head of Production Costume at The Royal Opera House. She describes how she got into the industry, with advice for people wanting to get into costume careers.
Work experience makes a difference to your career prospects, but can be difficult to find in the competitive creative sector. Sharon Walpole of Moving On magazine gives advice for getting relevant work experience.
Veronica Berg moved from Sweden to train at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Five years after graduating, she has worked on shows and tours all around Britain and abroad.
How should you dress for an interview for a job in the creative industries? Sarah Leeds offers suggestions on behalf of fashion website ASOS for different types of interview.
Francesca Maguire is Press and PR Manager for Shakespeare’s Globe. She is responsible for the management, design and implementation of the media and PR campaigns.
Hannah Seward-Thompson has a busy role as property administrator at Tyntesfield, a Grade 1 listed National Trust property in Somerset.
Isabel Murphy used her passion for opera after university to help artists, members and staff prepare for tours. She spoke about her career and how she shaped Welsh National Opera's artistic direction.
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