Design – Arts and Crafts

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

Most people who work in Arts and Crafts in Devon 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 £46 million for the UK economy. People who are good at art are generally good at coming up with new ideas. Being able to think and plan creatively can be an advantage.

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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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