Design & Visual Arts
When you’re on a career path in the design and visual arts sector, you’ll be able to put your creative abilities and artistic flair to great use every day, working in a diverse range of roles around design, fashion, sculpting, drawing and crafting. In Greater Manchester, roles are increasing year on year.
If hands-on creation isn’t your thing, you could always manage and direct productions and processes, curate art galleries or oversee exhibitions. With the technology hub of MediaCityUK, graphic designers and web designers are in huge demand, but so too are those skills in product and clothes design, so you’re sure to find a job that suits your passions!
Top Career Opportunities
Product, clothing and related designers
Average Salary £32,240
Average Salary £35,880
Arts officers, producers and directors
Average Salary £50,440
Explore Design & Visual Arts Career Opportunities
Please take a moment to interact with the Labour Market Information (LMI) card to explore the different job opportunities available.
The Labour Market Information will give you an insight into the skills you will need for future employment and details such as:
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Explore the jobs you can apply for, once you complete different course levels.
Textile Manufacturing Operative
Assistant Puppet Maker
Fashion & Textiles Pattern Cutter
Fashion Studio Assistant
Hair, Wigs, Make-up & Prosthetics Technician
Community Arts Worker
Fashion & Textiles Product Technologist
Interior and Spatial Designer
If you never stop doodling on scraps of paper or love nothing more than redesigning and upcycling your old clothes, then a course in Design & Visual Arts could be just what you need to express your creativity and hone your artistic flair.