Best Careers for Creative People

Stan T.

Do you who like work that requires your self-expression and can be done without following a clear set of rules? You are someone who is imaginative and creative.

You enjoy creative and innovative work
You prefer using your imagination to work
You prefer flexibility and ambiguity
You dislike clerical-type work / repetitive admin work

If the above description fits your personality, here are some of the best careers that suit your creative personality type.


Art Directors

formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual productions and media, such as print, broadcasting, video, and film. Direct workers engaged in artwork or layout design.
$114490
Bachelor's degree
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Video Game Designers

Greg Allen from Kodable
1 reviews
design core features of video games. Specify innovative game and role-play mechanics, story lines, and character biographies. Create and maintain design documentation. Guide and collaborate with production staff to produce games as designed.
$114270
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
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Theatrical Makeup Artists

Meredith Boyd from
Kerrin Jackson from
3 reviews
apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.
$99990
Post-secondary certificate
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


Architects

Rebeca Sena from A private office
Marvin Flax from OBM International
3 reviews
plan and design structures, such as private residences, office buildings, theaters, factories, and other structural property.
$89470
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

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Multimedia Artists and Animators

Maia McDonald from Starcade Arcade
1 reviews
create special effects or animations using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
$88080
Bachelor's degree
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Fashion Designers

Maria Elena Piña Fonti from Maria Elena Couture
Marlene Solis from Florescnt
Gabrielle Arruda from
Nicole from Nic Hyl
10 reviews
design clothing and accessories. Create original designs or adapt fashion trends.
$87210
Associate's degree
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Film and Video Editors

2 reviews
edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May work with a producer or director to organize images for final production. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.
$83880
Bachelor's degree
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Commercial and Industrial Designers

design and develop manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and children's toys. Combine artistic talent with research on product use, marketing, and materials to create the most functional and appealing product design.
$76290
Bachelor's degree
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Landscape Architects

Josh Daniel from Cooper Carry
1 reviews
plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.
$75440
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

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Music Directors

direct and conduct instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras or choirs.
$65720
Doctoral degree
High job satisfaction
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Music Composers and Arrangers

Edalo from
Orville Wright from Oh Yeah Beats
2 reviews
write and transcribe musical scores.
$65720
Associate's degree
High job satisfaction
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Fine Artists and Painters

Rebecca Harnden from Beckx Art
Cristina Casillas from Cristina Casillas Art
Irina Patterson from Self-employed
Kevin Caron from Kevin Caron Studios
4 reviews
create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.
$65020
Associate's degree
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Set and Exhibit Designers

1 reviews
design special exhibits and sets for film, video, television, and theater productions. May study scripts, confer with directors, and conduct research to determine appropriate architectural styles.
$64610
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Interior Designers

Jessica Mann-Amato from Mancini Duffy, a 100+ year-old tech-first design firm in NYC
Kim Kapellusch from Style My Space
Andra DelMonico from
3 reviews
plan, design, and furnish the internal space of rooms or buildings. Design interior environments or create physical layouts that are practical, aesthetic, and conducive to the intended purposes. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design.
$61400
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Graphic Designers

Nahida Hajaj from Instructor Brandon
Amy De Wolfe from Freelance
Leanne Arnold from CustomVinylGraphics.com
Will Creech from A very large Fortune 500 foodservice provider
14 reviews
design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
$58370
Bachelor's degree
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Choreographers

1 reviews
create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.
$52000
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
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Art Therapists

plan or conduct art therapy sessions or programs to improve clients' physical, cognitive, or emotional well-being.
$51260
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Music Therapists

Marjorie O’Reilly, MT-BC, NMT from Bridgewater State Hospital
Kimberly O'Connell from Joyful Counseling Indy
4 reviews
plan, organize, or direct medically prescribed music therapy activities designed to positively influence patients' psychological or behavioral status.
$51260
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Photographers

Kelly Johnson from Kelly Johnson Photography
Thadeus Parkland from P1Photography
Jeff Kolodny from Jeff Kolodny Photography
12 reviews
photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects. May use lighting equipment to enhance a subject's appearance. May use editing software to produce finished images and prints. Includes commercial and industrial photographers, scientific photographers, and photojournalists.
$50290
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Jewelers

Nicolas Tranchant from Vivalatina Jewelry Brand
Hitesh Patel from RRPJewellers, a jewelry manufacturing company based in Surat, India
Elizabeth Arnold from Alloys by Arnold
Edgar Hidalgo from Shetler Fine Jewelers
4 reviews
fabricate and repair jewelry articles. Make models or molds to create jewelry items.
$48050
No degree required
Personality Match

Craft Artists

create or reproduce handmade objects for sale and exhibition using a variety of techniques, such as welding, weaving, pottery, and needlecraft.
$38260
Bachelor's degree
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Floral Designers

Amine Boudour from Happy Flowers
2 reviews
design, cut, and arrange live, dried, or artificial flowers and foliage.
$30670
No degree required
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