Rachel Elvis O'hara

Which is the best course for a creative person?

Confused on what to opt for

by Rachel Elvis O'hara
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RE: Which is the best course for a creative person?

Meghna Mukherjee
Meghna Mukherjee
Verified Career Expert
Counselor at Adaptive Minds
  • Mumbai

Hey that's an interesting question but the problem here is answering it.


Every field requires some amount of creativity.
The more one follows the laid down rules and regulations, the more failure or rather disastrous it would be.At the same time work becomes quite monotonous and one begins to loose interests then.
This does not mean that creativity is not a separate field.

Now here, you would have to take a call, whether you are creative when it comes to:
Drawing /Designing
Writing

Depending on the above mentioned point, you can choose your field.

If you are good with sketches or drawing or creating ART work, means that you have good visualization capacity, i.e, you can see through things, which are not present.
This skill is very important in the field such as:
As an architect, you would be given a plot andideasby the builder and basedon his description, you would have toforeseeinyourmind amodeland put it on paper.
Similarlywith designing and other mentioned fields.

If you are good with writing, then you have options like:

Mainly as a writer, your main role would be to convince the reader through your writing skills, but it must not seem manipulative but the message needs to reach the masses.

Apart from this another area which makes maximum utilization of creativity these days is "The GamingIndustry".
Social Media Manager
The gaming industry encompasses mainly both Designing as well as writing.
As a Gamer, your main role would be tocreategames that would appeal tothe masses, and at the same time, you need catchy music and words. At the same time it has to be visually effective and when you market it, the graphic used while advertising again is important.
Though you wont be handling all the areas in gaming, but creativity is one big game.
So knowledge about all areas is a must.

Hope this answers your query.

Wish you good luck..........

RE: Which is the best course for a creative person?

Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Founder & CEO: Discovering Careers India
  • pune

Dear Aspirant,

For many creative individuals out there, true satisfaction in life comes from creating something new. Whether designing a video game, painting a picture, or making a beautiful video, it is easy to say that these individuals are happiest when they are creating. When they can find a job that lets them be creative, they are able to make money doing something they really love, and that makes all of the difference in their lives.

The new age of technology that we live in gives creative individuals more opportunities than ever to express that creativity. More and more jobs are becoming available in the creative field, with wealthier people moving away from factories and manufacturing in the developed world. These new jobs are usually based upon skill sets developed in the workplace, or through formal education. There are many different jobs where a creative individual can take their skills and make themselves valuable to a company, or better yet, start a company of their own.

  1. Graphic Designer
  2. Advertising Specialist
  3. Videographer
  4. Game Designer
  5. Instructional Designers

To be best sure of what suits you for your career, I would suggest you to undergo an online psychometric test from CareerGuide which will help you understand yourself in respect of your strengths, weaknesses, emotional quotient, etc. and will exactly tell you which stream is good for you.

Best wishes,

Dr. Anand Wadadekar

RE: Which is the best course for a creative person?

Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Consulting Psychologist
  • Delhi

Dear Rachel,

Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com!

As per your query, the career experts Ms. Meghna and Dr. Anand have wonderfully explained all the possible list of career options where a person needs to have creative approach. To add to this I would like to suggest that you take Psychometric test/ Ideal Career test from Careerguide.com so ad to know in which area does your aptitude and interest lies ad it'll suggest you best option based on your personality type and Aptitude.

Apart from this, creativity is required in many areas such as you can become a Writer/ Columnist in for any Newspaper/ Magazine company or you may opt for being an independent writer for writing your own books/ novels.

You can opt for Web Designing and make the most innovative webpage as its currently in trend and much in demand. You can be Script writer for any Show on TV, Toy Designing, Interior Designing, Fashion Designing, Handicrafts Designing, Jewelry Designing, Events Management, Advertising, Game Development, Beauty and Grooming Specialist, Cooking Expert/ Chef/connoisseur in Hotels, Cake Designing/ Cake Artist, Play writer etc.

Creativity hass a wide range of applications in various fields. So to know which is the best area for you, I suggest you take Ideal tesy from Careerguide. Com

Do write to us again for any further questions!

All the Best for your Bright future!

Thanks & regards,
Dr. Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

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