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Looking for some creative career inspiration? From useful tools to reassuring guidance, our articles are packed full of insights into the working world.

Creative Lives
Animator and illustrator Rosa Sawyers on finding ideas in nature and learning AfterEffects
Resources

16 newsletters and mailing lists for creative entry-level jobs

Stop searching, start signing up! Your next job might be just an email away
Advice

What is copyright? Everything you need to know about licensing and protecting your work

Essential advice from the AOI’s Rachel Hill
Advice

How to start an impactful business with a friend

ERIC co-founders Samantha Hornsby and Mae Yip share their top tips
Resources

Don’t miss: Creative internships, social roles and a graduate trainee programme from the FT

Including opportunities from Anomaly, Pocko and McCann Health London
Creative Lives
From truck driver to technical VFX director: Meet DNEG’s Alexandru Budulan
Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Review: January 2022

Want to get into advertising? Apply for our next portfolio review session
Creative Lives
For Zak Group’s art director Asel Tambay, inspiration can be found in every word
Creative Lives
Illustrator Marianne Hernandez on freelancing and creating work inspired by her Filipina heritage
Creative Lives
Animator Liam Gilbey talks storytelling, spinning plates and setting up a studio
Pep Talk
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Get a Pep Talk from AR artist Viv Galinari
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12 inspiring talks on everything from climate activism to creative coding

A guide to all our Pep Talks from 2021
Recommended Reading

Whether it’s a guide to pitching for work or timeless advice on the creative process, here you’ll find a selection of articles you can't afford to miss.

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All the design teams you might not know exist in tech

From interior designers to video editors, Zendesk Design reveals its inner-workings and unexpected roles
Guide
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A guide to creating a great CV
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19 online platforms for creative industry news

From daily news to insightful features, these are our favourite sites for creative updates
Guide
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A guide to creating your PDF portfolio
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10 websites and resources for disabled and neurodivergent creatives

From art workshops and summer schools to databases for Black disabled creatives
Advice

How personal projects can help you attract new work

We Are Social’s Paul Rider shares five tips to help you get started