These creative jobs are in high demand right now
Some of the hottest jobs available are proof that creativity and technology work well together.
Those of you who like to use the right side of your brain know that finding a job in a creative field—from writing and art to graphic design and production—can also mean having to get a little creative in your job search. For certain creative careers, though, that’s hardly the case.
While data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics already suggests that creative jobs could get a major hiring boost in the years ahead, as jobs for advertising, promotions, and marketing managers are expected to grow 10% through 2026, staffing firm The Creative Group recently pinpointed areas with the largest projected demand for 2019. Surveying advertising and marketing hiring managers, their research found that creative jobs and tech jobs are becoming even more intertwined, with employers actively seeking expertise in mobile and UX design, along with interactive art direction. That's not to say that the old standbys of PR, marketing, and advertising are falling out of favor—chief marketing officer is the most in-demand job right now, according to the survey.
Check out the list below for the 14 most in-demand creative careers.
Top areas for hiring:
- Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
- User Experience director (UX)
- Creative Director
- Marketing Director
- Media Director
- Advertising Account Director
- PR Director
- User experience designer
- Marketing Analytics Manager
- Interactive art director
- Brand and Product Manager
- Art director
- UX Researcher
- Mobile/responsive designer
Be creative in your job search
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