If you feel like you don’t quite walk in step with the straight-laced business world, check out these top artsy jobs.
1) Painter — You know you love it, so grab your brush. Paint murals outside buildings or inside children’s rooms. Create art for the gallery or embellish hand-blown glass.
4) Designer — If you can dream it, you can design it. Clothes, cars, toys—whatever you’re passionate about can evolve from an idea to a product with your creative talents at the table.
8) Art Director — Combine your artistic vision with your managerial skills, and direct the artistic features of film, theater, or advertisements.
9) Animator — Let your computer and drafting skills mingle with your creativity to create animated sequences for film or video games.
Careers You May Like
Spin memorable stories for TV audiences.
Make sure the details of a movie are consistent from scene to scene.
Write scenes and plays for theater productions.
Think up meaningful verses for greeting cards.
Turn imaginative ideas into books or short stories.
Pen fantastic comic book stories.
Tease and titillate in vintage dance productions.
Perform structured ballroom dances with poise and grace.
Bring beauty and grace to the stage dancing classic ballet.
Accompany lead performers in high-power dance routines.
Master the art of storytelling to create books for others to read.
Teach university students about art.
Show your art in a variety of channels, like digital, film, and video.
Manage the business side of producing TV shows.
Stamp prints on paper using wood or metal carvings.
Illustrate high-impact pictures for comic books.
Take pictures of soldiers and the wars they fight from the front lines.
Oversee the design, marketing and coordination of fashion shows.
Create highly accurate drawings for students and scientists.
Create images and pictures to enrich stories.
Figure out the true value of artwork.
Choose and buy artworks for clients.
Record scientific data using a camera for organizations or businesses.
Express emotions or stories through movement.
Investigate and write up news stories for TV, web, or print.
Take pictures that make articles jump off the page.
Create comic strips.
Create the appearance of complex animated characters.
Put animation and real film footage together to make one amazing movie.
Publish your thoughts and insights for online audiences.
Oversee the development and production of songs and albums.
Capture the essence of actors, authors, or models with close-up shots.
Snap photos of runway models and the latest designs.
Write anything from scripts or news to blogs or books.
Design the look of a film set and supervise the team that creates it.
Capture images of the world for newspapers, websites, and art exhibits.
Draw images of court cases when photographs are not permitted.
Write dialogue and directions for a motion picture.
Supervise the design and production of advertising spots.
Make illustrated objects come to life using artistic and technical talents.
Ink all sorts of designs onto skin.
Create animated, interactive web pages using Flash.
Research and write histories, biographies, and science books.
Help new Writers find their voice, an Agent and, ultimately, a Publisher.
Capture images from around the globe.
Take charge of what your radio station broadcasts.
Keep track of the budget for TV or film productions.
Paint massive pictures on walls and other large surfaces.
Carve art work out of clay, wood, or other materials.
Draw the details that make games and animated movies look more realistic.
Make all major creative and business decisions for TV Shows.
Make 2D images move using hand drawings or computer software.
Take close-ups of scrumptious salads, soups, and entres for menus or ads.
Design awesome game graphics that won't cause computers to crash.
Snap pictures of landscapes and wildlife for magazines and journals.
Dive below the waves to take pictures of the underwater world.
Weave interesting characters and plots together to write best sellers.
Work on movie sets taking publicity photos of Actors during filming.
Think up characters, objects, or environments for films or video games.
Snap photographs for businesses, advertising agencies, and more.
Sell products by shooting photos that say, You want to buy this!
Create images of Musicians at work in the studio.
Oversee an art department with a mix of creative and business skills.
Bring illustrated objects to life for movies and video games.
Use words and rhymes to create poetry.
Help bring back the original look and splendor of a piece of art.
Oversee all movie business and production from start to finish.
Use your artistic talents to make innovative products.
Design the scenery of a video game.
Write intriguing books to keep your readers in suspense.
Record images of crime scenes and victims to bring about justice.
Control the overall look of an ad, movie, or TV show.
Lead your organization's creative projects from concept to completion.
Make backdrops for movies.
Capture clear images of surgeries for medical school textbooks.
Use graphics to express ideas, facts, and information.
Manage the department charged with creating movie sets.
Create a series of drawings showing the flow of a movie or ad.
Create novels full of love, lust, and passion for your dedicated fans.
Animate game art by writing its computer code.
Develop visual concepts, schedules and budgets for film special effects.
Help develop the visual world of an animated film.
Use skillful photography to make buildings and homes look their best.
Produce art to promote environmental causes.
Make animated films or shorts using the stop motion technique.
Adorn canvases with colorful paint.
Produce graphics that make video games flow like a movie.
Create the perfect atmosphere for photo shoots.
Create digital models that can be viewed from all angles.
Shoot pictures of wild animals in their natural habitat.
Draw portraits of crime suspects to help investigations.
Write lyrics and catchy phrases to accompany melodies.
Create pieces of art that are beautiful, provocative, or cutting-edge.
Fashion works of art by mixing and matching various materials.
Construct sculptures to show what crime victims look like.