Creative

Creative brilliance can be hard to identify and even harder to harness. At Salt, we can spot the creative spark that will fire up your business. Traditionally, the best Creative talent has always gravitated towards agency businesses, however; recently Creative minds can be found within large brands. Salt allows you to reach both with extensive knowledge of the Creative digital market, and unparalleled networks across the industry’s top brands and agencies.

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Jobs: Creative

Job Industry: Creative

MID/SNR DIGITAL DESIGNER - SYDNEY. Great client-side opportunity with an iconic Aussie brand and it's sub-brands. Top integrated team (mostly ex agency) working across multiple brands, so you still get…

Sydney

Permanent

AU$100000.00 - AU$110000.00 per annum

Mid-weight Motion Designer Permanent Melbourne Do you want to work on creative for some of the worlds most recognised brands? Have your work viewed by millions! Our client is an…

Melbourne

Permanent

Digital Producer Full time Our client are a full service digital agency with clients across retail, property and education to name but a few. Following 2 recent significant client wins…

Melbourne

Permanent

Up to AU$85000.00 per annum

Integrated Producer Award Winning Agency Permanent role The Role / Company Salt is working with an award-winning full-service integrated creative agency that is looking for a Producer with extensive digital…

Melbourne

Permanent

AU$75000 - AU$90000 per annum

About the Company: Salt have partnered with an industry-leading educational institution in Melbourne, committed to transforming the student experience using cutting edge technology. This organisation has already built a world-class…

Melbourne

Contract

AU$700 - AU$1000 per day

If you're an experienced Digital Designer who's looking for a solid 2 month booking we want to hear from you! We're looking for an experienced Digital Designer with basic HTML…

Melbourne

Contract

WordPress Developer (Freelance opportunity) Melbourne Inner Suburbs An innovative full-service agency that are based a stones throw from the CBD have an exciting opportunity for a Full Stack WordPress Developer…

Melbourne

Contract

AU$49 - AU$85000 per annum

About the Company: Large, customer-centric wealth management organisation based in Melbourne CBD, with an established, growing customer base. World leaders in their field, you'll join a values-driven organisation focused on…

Melbourne

Permanent

AU$130000.00 - AU$150000.00 per annum

About the Company Join a global luxury brands e-commerce platform and enjoy fully remote working. This successful start-up are well-funded and investing heavily in growth. About the Role You'll join…

Melbourne

Permanent

AU$100000.00 - AU$140000.00 per annum

Digital Designer (With coding skills) | Permanent | Agency This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning creative agency, who deliver creative solutions for some of the worlds biggest…

Melbourne

Permanent

Mid-weight Integrated Designer Permanent Creative Agency Do you want to work on creative for some of the worlds most recognised brands? Have your work viewed by millions! We're looking for…

Melbourne

Permanent

Senior React Developer - Melbourne The Company Salt has teamed up with one of Australia's leading software houses based in Melbourne, which are currently seeking a Senior Developer (React.js) to…

Melbourne

Permanent

AU$130000.00 - AU$150000.00 per annum

Opportunities to further your career within the Creative industry

Good news: The Creative industry has continually grown from strength to strength. Teams have noticeably grown in size and skills. With demand for Creatives dramatically increasing, team size is having to mirror that, which means more available positions and headcount across brands and agencies.

With the digital, tech and software world taking over more traditional organisations, there has been a big shift and lift in digitally focused roles across UI, UX, CX, product design, and service design. “Creative” now spans across print, brand and digital in both contract and permanent basis.

As a Creative talent, you will always have an element of being hands-on, no matter your seniority. When you reach the “Manager” level, that doesn’t always typically mean people management, but project and strategy management.

Recent Changes

The Creative industry is constantly influenced by innovations and new ways of thinking.  One result of this influence is that self-employment and freelancing is at the forefront of the Creative market. More precisely, there are not many other industries in which the self-employment rate is as high as in the Creative industry. Particularly, a lot of young people prefer being portfolio workers and self-employed.

Future Prospects

Currently, it is prime time for Creative professionals with the right experience and skills as creative agencies have been growing, and companies have been investing more money in their creative departments. Recent noticeable changes in the market supports this trend, and the demand for creative directors, UI, UX, and product design experts will particularly increase over the next couple of years.

Salt’s advice for getting a job in the Creative industry

  • Employers’ Requirements

    Since the Creative industries became more and more digitalised, it goes without saying that employers expect Creative experts to be natives in everything that is digital. This might range from online distribution, website and customer journey optimisation, and end-to-end UI of a mobile app to the creation of online banners. You will be expected to know your strengths; even an impressive hybrid UI/UX designer will be heavily weighted to one of those aspects. The continued growth of Creative means roles and opportunities are becoming more specialised.

  • CV Requirements

    In the Creative world, CV translates to portfolio. A portfolio of your work is a must and typically, most hiring managers will look at a showcase of your previous work before reading a CV. It’s important to show off your greatest projects, so always keep this up to date.

  • Interview Preparation

    During an interview for a Creative role, interviewers tend to have a close look at the applicants’ portfolio and ask relevant questions about their work. Besides portfolio questions, they might also ask you the following in order to get to know you better:

    • What was your favourite project and why?
    • What technology tools do you use regularly?
    • Could you please describe your design style.
    • What is your opinion about our creative materials?
  • Educational Requirements

    A bachelor’s degree in a creative-related field, such as graphic design, television production, advertising, and publishing might be seen as advantageous by some employers. However, what really matters in the Creative industry is the professionals’ portfolio. An excellent portfolio is usually worth more than any degree, which is why Creatives start working on their portfolios as soon as possible and rarely do a postgraduate degree.

Top Tip

"Employers review hundreds of portfolios and CVs. Make sure yours stands out by portraying your own personal brand identity and showcasing self-initiated personal projects."

— Megan Stewart, Director, Marketing & Creative

Speak with Megan Stewart about Creative

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