I’ve always been a firm believer that if you are searching for real happiness in your career choice then it should be something that matches your strongest characteristics. I have watched far too many friends walk down the career path into a job that either pays well or was easy to get into and forgotten all about what they are actually good at doing. The result of such a decision can ultimately lead to misery in your life and the career just becomes that thing you do between 9 and 5 rather than something which you truly enjoy.


No matter what type of personality you are, it is important that you find a career that plays to your strongest capabilities and today we are going to have a look at some options for those with creative minds.


Those with a penchant for design should embrace it and look into careers that allow their creative design abilities to roam free. One such profession is that of an architect, the people who are at the heart of building design and innovation. Top architects like the Chicago-based Jon Bunge can not only command a very good salary but they also have the opportunity to shape the world in which we live, always striving to be inventive and original, a good architect needs to be naturally creative, this is not a skill that can be easily learned.


Engineers are the brains behind every new innovation on the planet, this can be anything from bridges, buildings, construction machinery, computer software, medicine or gadgets. Engineers must have the type of creative mind that sees them searching for answers to problems that exist for everyone and the drive and passion to see them through to completion. There are different types of engineering careers, whereas a salary of a software engineer ranges up to a 6-figure mark per year, which makes it one of the most in demand careers.


The power of the internet has allowed any budding writer the opportunity to publish their texts for the World to see with complete ease. Gone are the days where you required to find a book deal or become a journalist in order to get published, in the modern World you simply need to set up a blog or apply for freelance writing jobs online and you can get paid for your work. The real money is still in print but if you want to get noticed for your work, there is no better time to do so.

Media Jobs

Working in the media is still a great job for the creative amongst us, you could work in any number of professions from set design, camera work, photography, costume design or on-screen work to name just a few. Getting your foot in the media door is not always easy and it often comes down to who you know rather than what you know. Many who work in the media find it easy to change between positions in the industry and once you are in, you should be set for life. Media has changed dramatically over the last 15 years as things have moved on to the digital platform and if you are a creative person then this could be the perfect industry for you.