Top Creative Positions for 2021

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Top Creative Positions for 2021

In the past year we’ve seen creative jobs continue to rise in all industries. Particularly, as the gig economy as continues to grow, more businesses are seeing the value in adding creative, marketing and communication teams. Below, we are looking at the creative positions that are continuing to rise to be the top creative positions for 2021.


HR Marketing Specialist

A Recruitment Marketing Specialist is a human resources professional who develops a company’s recruitment marketing strategies and brings modern marketing methods as well as tactics to the recruiting process in order to attract top talent in the market.

Multimedia Designer/ Animator

You could say that multimedia designers are the creative minds behind advertisements, informational videos, as well as other types of digital content. They combine text, audio, animation, photography, and video to create informational and impactful content using computer programs and illustrations. In this position the designer will work with a team of animators and artists to create a movie, game, or visual effect.

Augmented Reality Developer

A virtual reality developer creates new digital environments that people can see through a device such as the Oculus headset, while an augmented reality developer creates a layer of digital experience in our reality through the use of mobile apps, such as Pokemon Go, a game that utilizes this technology.

Medical 3D Modeler

A 3D artist works in media production and use illustration and computer software programs to create original animations and graphics. A growing number of 3D Artists work in medical illustration to create 3D images of anatomy for use in research and diagnostics.

Progressive Web Designers

A Progressive Web Designer designs web apps that use emerging web browser APIs and features along with traditional progressive enhancement strategy to bring a native app-like user experience to cross-platform web applications. These apps are becoming more popular and will likely soon become standard in design.

Ecommerce Specialist

An e-commerce specialist, is an expert in online sales strategies as well as the various platforms that are used to conduct digital sales or conversions on a website. Additionally the specialist will execute ad campaigns on search engines and other websites and research and implement the latest digital marketing strategies using social media.

Product Manager

A Product Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of the product throughout the product lifecycle; including gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction.

Video Game Designer & Developer

A Video Game designer creates the rules, characters, settings, stories, and props for new games and use computer programming languages to write the required code. Additionally they may also manage project teams and test early versions of the games.

Industrial Designer

An Industrial Designer develops the concepts for manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and toys. These designers combine art, business, and engineering to make products that people use every day.

Chief Experience Officer (CXO)

A CXO leads the company to become more customer and employee centered. They are generally responsible for increasing the understanding and desires of customers among all employees. This role drives deliberate, disciplined design and delivery of experiences to customers and employees.

According to the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics, “The Majority of these titles are on trend with what we saw this year—moving more digitally in creative efforts to reach consumers. Creatives in the arts and design space will be needed to meet this demand for animation, visual effects and layouts in learning modules, movies, games, websites, etc.”


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