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Advice, insight and first-hand accounts of creative career journeys, aimed at helping you find your way in the industry.

Creative Lives
HAM the Illustrator’s unconventional path through digital art, architecture and music production
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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
Creative Lives
“Latching onto trends is a waste of time”: Painter Callum Eaton on the power of following your passions
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Nine websites and resources for disabled and neurodivergent creatives

From art workshops and summer schools to databases for Black disabled creatives
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Don’t miss: Junior roles, mentoring from Fuse and free tutorials from V&A Dundee

Also including opportunities from JustSo, G . F Smith and The Small Axe
Creative Lives
B-movies, Instagram filters and music videos: A window into director Jocelyn Anquetil’s world
Creative Lives
Stylist Nathan Henry on authenticity and spotlighting trans voices in fashion
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10 must-watch YouTube channels for emerging photographers

From equipment reviews and career advice to technical tips and tricks
Creative Lives
“Making pictures is how I make sense of the world”: Illustrator Hayley Wall
Creative Lives
How “trying everything” helped motion designer Nadine Kennedy find her place in industry
Creative Lives
“Exposure is my least favourite word”: We meet freelance creative Kayleigh De Sousa
Creative Lives
Will Daulphin’s journey from shoe sales assistant to creating content for Reebok
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Junior roles to apply to from MACK Books, the National Theatre and more

Five junior roles for designers, writers and organisers
In the Studio With
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Meet Zendesk Design: The teams bringing helpful business software to life
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A guide to making, sending and chasing up invoices
Advice
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Bijan Berahimi on what makes for a dream collaborator
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10 resources and communities for queer, trans and non-binary creatives

From feminist zine fairs and Instagram archives to IRL and URL meet-ups
Creative Lives
Photographer Hidhir Badaruddin on Asian masculinity and challenging stereotypes in industry
Creative Lives
How textile artist Molly Kent weaves mental health into her work
Creative Lives
Graphic designer Dominic Lord on finding clients, freelancing and going full-time
Creative Lives
DesignOpp’s Grace Enemaku on why there’s no wrong path to creative success
Creative Lives
How illustrator Mariam Tafsiri balances her practice with working in economics
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Five junior roles and internships for both creative and strategic minds

From Kickstart placements to project management roles
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A guide to preparing for job interviews