Articles

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

Creative Lives
The Swedish-born, Glasgow-based illustrator discusses their creative path
IRL Networking
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Register now and join our free, IRL networking session
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11 creative studios to check out in Glasgow

Including graphic design, marketing and animation studios
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5 AI tools to support your creative practice

2lk recommend five tools they’re currently using in the studio
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Don’t miss: Free night school with D&AD, plus internships for emerging designers

Also including opportunities from Creative Equals and Unreasonable Studios
What is...?
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Register now for our free panel all about working in project management
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We asked our community about how they're using AI for their job search, and this is what they told us
Creative Lives
James Childs on how passion for visual culture took him from journalist to artist agent
First Hand

Are CVs becoming redundant in the creative industries?

Shana Marie on the whether CVs are losing their value in the creative industry
Resources

Don’t miss: Junior strategist role with The Yard Creative, plus internships for graphic designers

Also including opportunities from Craft Agency and The Albany
Portfolio Reviews
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Deadline extended! Based in the US? Join our online Portfolio Review with Google
Creative Lives
Artist April Lin 林森 on how focusing on life outside your career can help it flourish
Insight

What impact is AI having on entry-level and junior creative jobs?

We explore how the emerging technology is affecting emerging creatives
Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Reviews: April 2024

Looking to get into graphic design? Apply for our next portfolio review
Creative Lives
How Ian Chan channelled his curiosity to realise his animation career dreams
Resources

9 places to find freelance creative jobs

Going freelance? Find your next gig, project, or client on these platforms
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Don’t miss: Junior creative role with Disomt™ Studios, plus paid online residencies for emerging artists

Also including opportunities from Otherway Studio and The Guardian Media Group
Creative Lives
“Use that voice inside you”: Christine Ubochi on sharing underrepresented stories through film
Guide
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A guide to understanding what you want to do in your career
Creative Lives
How ITV creative Jonathan Clarke-Ezzidio overcame rejection and honed his craft
Resources

7 tried-and-tested productivity techniques for creatives

Real techniques used by real creatives to check off the boxes and help your creative practice to thrive
Advice

What is a creative in advertising, and how do you become one?

The Wieden+Kennedy team share the insights and advice for aspiring creatives
What is...?
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Register now for our free panel all about working in copywriting
Creative Lives
Heather Jo Carby on combining her love for art, design and movies through prop making