Creative Lives

Meet the creatives making the industry thrive, covering early beginnings to what a typical working day looks like.

Creative Lives
AR designer and developer Balraj Bains on life after creating the first 3D neck tattoo effect
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UX designer Yan Shum on how she bagged her job at the BBC
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Cara Robinson on landing a job as a design engineer across performance, art and beyond
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Graphic designer Will Scragg on redrawing Marvel characters at The Walt Disney Company
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Illustrator Sarah Madden on vulnerability, balancing three jobs and doodling for Google
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From freelancing to passion projects, filmmaker Quinn Lovero is no stranger to self–teaching
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“You get what you give”: PinkNews senior producer Chandni Sembhi is both the student and the master
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Fawziyah Rahman is proof that there is still a place for you in the industry even if you didn’t study art
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Director and photographer Jay Seba on why working with friends is best
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Advertising planner at VCCP, Priscilla Britton, on playing to your strengths
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“Practice is key”: We chat typography and freelancing with graphic designer Mohammed Samad
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Rosie Barker on gradients, social media and her switch from English Literature to illustration
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Liverpool-based Yaw Owusu gives us a peek into life as a creative consultant in music
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Worldwide FM’s William Asare discusses his switch from radio DJ to radio programmer
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Meet Randy Amoakohene, JKR production manager by day and illustrator by night
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Photographer and YouTuber Sophia Carey on building an online presence
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“At heart, I’m an observer”: Photographer Bernice Mulenga’s journey to capturing Black queer life
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Salam Zaied on balancing a full-time UX design job with a photography practice full of flowers
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Grin designer Flossie Aylin on community, womanhood and switching jobs mid-pandemic
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Josie Staveley Taylor on working at Penguin and designing a book cover for Bernadine Evaristo
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From intern to motion designer: How curiosity got Tom Merry through the doors at Art&Graft
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Design, drag and “clowny” aesthetics: A window into illustrator Gem D’Souza’s world
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Creative Cassandra Joseph on what it takes to work at The Face magazine
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Drool founder Alex Liepman on launching a start-up to spotlight underrepresented artists