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Dawn Thomas-Mondo runs Marigold Costumes in Cardiff, the largest company of its kind in Wales. She told us about how she got started, and running her creative business.
The creative industries are booming and there are more jobs than ever, but competition is fierce. Give yourself the best chance of landing that dream job with these top ten tips from Pip Jamieson, founder of professional networking platform for the creative industries The Dots.
Designer Jonathan Alder studied and worked in London for over twenty years before relocating to Exeter to form the design and illustration agency Alder and Alder with his wife.
Rhiannon Jones is a graphic designer working for Warner Music Group. She spoke about how a 3 month internship led to a permanent job in the music industry.
Alastair Reid is Managing Director of Red Design. He discusses what work is done at his design agency, and what quality he looks for in new designers.
Dan Hopwood runs his own interior design company whose clients include bankers, lawyers and celebrities. He recreates stunning interiors, combining modern and more traditional designs.
Jason Bruges is an interaction designer. His team create site-specific installations, set designs, lighting and architectural features. He explained why having a wide mix of skills, training and interests can help designers.
Illustrator and animator Daniel McGarrigle explains how to make a storyboard. He also explains what a typical working day for him looks like and what it's like being a freelancer with this job.
After studying graphic design, John Cei Douglas quit his day job and set himself up as an illustrator. He spoke about his experiences in art college and the struggle to make a living.
Succeeding in a creative career can be a struggle. For some, the only way to achieve their ambitions is by combining their passion for creativity with a second job.
Mark Boardman is a successful artist and illustrator, whose painterly style is distinctive and captivating. He creates book covers, posters and other illustration for editorial.
Jayne Webb has been running her own successful interior design business, Southover Design, for the past 11 years.
Is there such a thing as the 'perfect' pitch'? Ian Winterbottom, partner at Our Agency, gives 6 fundamentals for pitching to clients.
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 is Creative Manager at online fashion retail brand boohoo.com, He shared six pieces of advice for fashion and design careers.
Simon McFarlane runs a web design business, building bespoke websites for diverse clients. His career path evolved over the years, but his early track record as a technology trainer proved invaluable.
The fashion industry is highly competitive, and it can be hard to succeed without determination and forward-planning.
Whether you’re fresh out of education or in the workforce, you're likely to have done some online learning. However, organisations are seeing a huge gap between their digital training content needs and in-house capabilities. With an average salary of above £40,000 a year according to the eLearning Guild, is it time to look into an e-learning career?
Katie Day spoke to Creative Choices about pervasive media, the current climate for public funding and the arts, and what she'll bring back from her Peach Placement.
Jenny Smyth works as Senior Account Manager at Red Cow Creative consultancy. She has delivered creative marketing campaigns for brands like Mr. Men, Little Miss and Where’s Wally?
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