Design – Arts and Crafts

The arts and crafts industry employs over 50,000 people - do you fancy working in art or crafts?

In general the creative industry in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is made up of a small companies and most employ fewer than five people. Lots of people who work in this area are self-employed.
These careers can involve coming up with your own ideas or following a customer’s design and then creating and selling something. Design involves art and creativity but may also involve technical and engineering skills, depending on the job. This sector is likely to have more jobs in the future and these are less likely to be replaced by automation.
The arts and crafts industry generates £46million for the UK economy

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What you'll need

You’ll need to be thorough and pay attention to detail, the ability to work well with your hands, design skills and knowledge, the ability to use your initiative and the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure.

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