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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
How creative technologist Maria Than is using AR and AI for social good
Advice

From DIY to MBE: Sharmadean Reid’s lessons in launching a creative business

The serial founder’s insights on how to start your entrepreneurial journey
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Resources

17 platforms to find creative jobs outside of London

Here’s where to look for exciting opportunities all across the UK
Creative Lives
For filmmaker Soham Kundu, cinema is a powerful tool for South Asian representation
Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Reviews: January 2024

Looking to get into motion design? Apply for our next portfolio review
Creative Lives
“I had to learn to write again”: Scarlett Ward on poetry, publishing and living with Multiple Sclerosis
Advice

The best creative advice from our 2023 Creative Lives

We’ve rounded up a year’s worth of wisdom from our community to inspire you
Insight

Get to know The Google Creative Fellowship and its current rising stars

We explore the initiative’s impact and meet its most recent cohort
Creative Lives
StormBrands graphic designer Alex Farquhar on finding inspiration everywhere
Resources

22 ways creatives can support climate action

In time for COP28, here are some ideas for how your creative practice can contribute to climate action
Creative Lives
From probation officer to UX designer: Shamila Sulaiman on the power of “starting over”
Creative Lives
How Emma Lees is tackling growing up through storytelling
Creative Lives
Why TBWA’s Bhrena Marino thinks working in strategy is like being a detective
Creative Lives
Growing up with the internet has fuelled multidisciplinary creative Marshall Lawrence’s practice
Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Reviews: December 2023

Looking to get into branding? Apply for our next portfolio review
Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet: November 2023

Thinking about getting into strategy? Sign up for our networking event!
Resources

Resources for helping the people of Palestine

There are many ways to provide support – from protests and events to fundraisers and petitions
Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet: October 2023

Meet experts working in project management and ask questions
Creative Lives
Motion designer Mohammed Ubaidah on finding meaning and opportunity in rejection
Creative Lives
Artist Megan Georgia Smith talks working-class caricatures and creative youth work
Advice
Jones Knowles Ritchie share their expert advice on getting into this varied role
Resources

Nine TikTok accounts for photography tips

From beginners’ insight to the experimental techniques
Resources

Get to know these eight creative studios in Belfast

Including branding, design and animation agencies