Emma is a freelance heritage illustrator, who works on trails, guidebooks and maps for stately homes and castles. She uses her own experiences to discuss ten myths about illustration.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Welsh designer Angela Gidden explains how the fabric and leather offcuts from her furniture design business became a separate creative company.
Patricia van den Akker is director of The Design Trust, an online business school for designer-makers. She discusses the barriers to running a design or craft business, with 7 tips on overcoming them.
Cardiff-based design agency Hoffi have a client list which includes Wales's National Museum and National Theatre. Staff described the challenges and benefits of designing in English and Welsh.
With creative products, taking a concept to market is all about getting your idea into a form where it can then be developed, produced and sold in the marketplace.
Chris Slann, Sharon George and Helen Davenport work and teach at the Carnival Learning Centre on the Isle of Wight. They spoke to Creative Choices about the varied skills needed for a career working in carnival.
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.
Branding consultant Damian Cranney started up his own design business, Frank Design. He gave five pieces of advice for anyone starting out.
Natalie Russell has written and illustrated the books, ‘Hamish the Highland Cow’,‘Donkey’s Busy Day’ and ‘Moon Rabbit’ for Bloomsbury and Macmillan Children's books.
The Creative & Cultural Industries Team at Barking & Dagenham College won the 2018 Creative & Cultural Skills Training Provider of the Year Award. We spoke to Games, Art & Animation Course Leader and Creative Skills Project Co-ordinator, Katie Morgan, about their work and success.
Hennie Haworth is a freelance illustrator. She has worked with many major brands, including Waitrose and Vodafone. She shared six pieces of advice for illustrators starting out.
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.
Damian Cranney started up the Belfast consultancy Frank Design on his own. He spoke about what it takes start, and sustain, a 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.
Nick Eagleton is a Creative Director for The Partners, a brand strategy and design company with a multitude of industry awards. Nick leads a team that helps organisations create a unique identity.
Creativity is an essential skill for a career in Public Relations. With demands for more thought-provoking, clever and powerful PR campaigns, the need for creativity has only increased.
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