If you are an art teacher or any kind of artist you know that funding your passions can be tough. And what’s worse, people who aren’t in the arts are constantly assuming that there are no good creative and well-paid jobs.
Well, I’m here to tell you that the two are in no way mutually exclusive. This is a list of creative jobs in many sectors of the art world that are totally available to your students. Encourage them to discuss these kinds of creative and in-demand jobs with their parents and counselors. Arts education is valuable, and important!
Graphic Design is a fantastic opportunity to combine an interest in the graphic arts with marketing and branding. Graphic designers are responsible for the look and feel of a company’s advertising and outreach material. They set the visual culture of a company, and get to do a lot of major work on brand management.
Do you have students who love imagining fantasy spaces? Do they have an eye for pattern and spatial relationships? If so, interior design may be perfect for them! Deck out rooms to your heart’s desire. Interior designers work with clients to understand their taste and what will work in their space. This job requires communication and a good sense of artistic vision.
Fashion design is perfect for anyone with flair and a strong sense of self expression. Clothes are a great way to channel a sense of self, and fashion designers can take this outlet for creativity and amplify it by creating their very own clothing. Any sort of idea or inspiration can be realized in textile.
A relevant and engaging social media is a must for any company or nonprofit these days. Social media management and development is a newly emerging position and has lots of room for creativity. This job calls for generating unique graphics, videos, creative copywriting, and so much more! How can a company reach the most people, the most effectively? This is the question that fuels a social media guru.
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