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Are you a creative person?

Can you translate your feelings, observations and opinions into design, visual art, music or even advertising?

Would you like a fun, rewarding career?

If the answer to these questions is yes, a career in creative industries could be for you.

There many different sectors within the industry from advertising, architecture and design to TV & radio, games & software and music, visual & performing arts.

The creative and cultural sector is already a major employer and contractor in its own right, with over 1,000 businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk employing over 15,000 people. This sector, and all those who work within it, plays a key role in the region's visitor economy and identity.

The companies and employers within the creative sector make an enormous contribution to making this region a fantastic place to live, work, visit, and invest. They attract talent, support our visitor economy and drive investment into vital cultural assets in our towns and cities, making them more vibrant and attractive places.

Suffolk has been welcoming a rich ensemble of high-profile companies in the creative sector; spanning from computer gaming, fine art, music, film, dance, animation and fashion. The largest employers in the county are software designers and advertising businesses but Suffolk is fast becoming renowned for its calendar of world class cultural events including Aldeburgh Festival, FlipSide, Pulse Festival, High Tide, the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival and of course Latitude.

Take a look at the sectors listed below and the different job roles to see if there is something that interests you!

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10 Sectors in this industry

Advertising
Working in the advertising industry can be rewarding and challenging, to be successful you will need to be creative, have the...
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Architecture
The role of an Architect is to design different types of building and constructions as well as conserving and restoring those...
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Arts Crafts & Antiques
Whether you are thinking of embarking on a career in arts and crafts or antiques one of the key skills you will need is...
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Design
Whether you are an architect designing a bridge or building, a graphic designer or a fine artist, to work in the design...
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Fashion & Textiles
As a nation we are surrounded by fashion, whether it is on the front page of a magazine, on TV, plastered on a billboard or...
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Film Video & Photography
The film industry can be a very exciting business to work in, whether you become an actor, are in film production,...
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Journalism
Journalists research, write, edit, proofread and submit news stories, features and articles for use on television and radio or...
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Music Visual & Performing Arts
There are many different careers that fall under this category from composers and vocalists to dancers, choreographers, actors,...
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TV & Radio
If you are enthusiastic, creative, flexible, a good people person and continually able to come up with fresh ideas and stories...
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Web Development Games & Software
Computer and Video games have come along way in the past 45 years, computer gaming is a booming industry which is constantly...
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Web Developer Apprentice Thumped Ltd
Closing Date:
30th July 2018
Salary:
£138.75 p/w
Location:
Newmarket, Suffolk
We’re looking for a business savvy and ambitious apprentice for this Web Develop-er role in an exciting Newmarket company. If this sounds good, read on!
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Web Developer Apprentice
Closing Date:
12th August 2018
Salary:
£7,215.00 - £12,675.00
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Designtec don’t use templates to build their websites. Everything is made from scratch to ensure that clients websites will be 100% unique to their company. They are seeking a front-end web developer to join our team based just outside Norwich.
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Apprentice Journalist
Closing Date:
30th July 2018
Salary:
£200.00 p/w
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
To assist the club journalist and club news editor in delivering the club’s overall editorial strategy, delivering best-in-class fan engagement with a continuous diet of high-quality written content across multiple channels.
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JOB VACANCY - Marketing Intern
Closing Date:
31st July 2018
Salary:
To be discussed
Location:
Woodbridge, Suffolk
Electronic piano and soundscape duo Pianofield are seeking an Intern to assist with their Social Media, marketing and video editing promotions This is initially a 3 month post which could lead to ongoing part time employment within the music industry Be...
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National Museum of Computing Tour
Location:
Bletchley Park
The National Museum of Computing, located in Bletchley Park, is an independent charity housing the world’s largest collection of functional historic computers, including the rebuilt Colussus, the world’s first electronic computer, and the WITCH, the world’s ol...
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VIDEOGRAPHER
Closing Date:
22nd June 2018
Salary:
Negotiable
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Temporary/ One off opportunity to Video Luke Embden paint our office stairwell and edit into a 1 1/2 to 2 minute video for marketing purposes. His website: www.lukeembden.co.uk We would like something like this: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhBmFrgic4M To appl...
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