Careers Resources

Careers Resources

Illustration and Multimedia

Prospects Profile: Animator

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Artworker

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Game Artist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Graphic Designer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Illustrator

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Medical Illustrator

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Multimedia Specialist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: VFX Artist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Discover! Creative Careers

Links to information on a wide range of careers in the creative industries.

ScreenSkills: Animator

Information on career roles in this area and the skills required to be successful.

Trainee Finder - gain work experience in the creative industries

A service offered by Creative Skillset which matches you to paid work placements in the animation, film, games, TV and VFX industries. Check their website for details of eligibility and how to register.

Graphic Design: salary and progression (fifteen)

Useful infographic illustrating the career path of a Graphic Designer with information on average salaries and required skills.

Association of Illustrators

Information for professional illustrators, including listings of agents, publishers and illustrators and surveys of fees.

Institute of Medical Illustrators

Maintains standards for the Medical Illustration profession. Visit the Careers section of their website for explanations of the different career paths possible and their respective entry requirements.

So, you want to be a Designer?

Profiles of various career options in Design - Interior Design, Textile Design, Product Design, Fashion Design and Graphic Design. There is information on what these roles involve, entry requirements and skills required.

ScreenSkills: VFX

Information on career roles in this area and the skills required to be successful.

How to become a Brand Designer (theTeam)

This guide has been produced by Brand and Communications agency, theTeam. The guide explains what a career as a Brand Designer involves and the qualifications and skills required.

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Gordon Cameron (Disney Pixar)

The University of Aberdeen boasts a fantastic array of alumni working in diverse industries across the globe. In this article Computing Science graduate, Gordon Cameron, talks about his career path that led to him becoming Technical Supervisor in Production at Disney Pixar.

Bubble Jobs

Search for the latest Digital jobs. Job sectors featured include: Digital Marketing, Graphic Design, Content and Copyrighting, Social Media and Online PR, Project Management and Software/ Website Development.

ScreenSkills: Careers in Screen

Access career profiles for jobs in film, television, VFX, animation and games. You can also obtain advice on training, funding and qualifications.

Creative CV Guide (University of the Arts London)

This guide contains detailed advice on how to prepare a CV for careers in the creative industries. There are example documents for specific types of role and tips from employers.

Creative Pathways - information on Creative Careers

Information on career options in the creative sector with advice on skills and links to further useful resources.

Creative Access

Social enterprise providing access to internships in creative industries. Register on their website to apply for opportunities.