Creative Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Media, Digital & Creative

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Creative Skills List in Media, Digital & Creative

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Creative role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Creative job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 31% of Creative job descriptions contained creative as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

creative
31%
photoshop
22%
print
19%
pos
16%
adobe creative suite
16%
digital
16%
graphic design
16%
retail
13%
illustrator
13%
design
13%
creative artworker
13%
charity
10%
social media
10%
creative agency
10%
artworker
10%
designer
10%
fmcg
10%
digital marketing
10%
adobe
10%
content
7%
creative copywriter
7%
social campaigns
7%
indesign
7%
artworkers
7%
branding
7%
media
7%
creative designer
7%
production
7%
ecommerce
7%
marketing
7%
motion graphics
4%
graphic
4%
social
4%
gambling
4%
strategic vision
4%
artworking
4%
senior creative designer
4%
agency
4%
consumer goods
4%
b2c
4%
creative director
4%
content creative
4%
campaigns
4%
creative services
4%
animation
4%
copywriting
4%
sports betting
4%
b2b
4%
seo
4%
ui
4%
banners
4%
advertising
4%
video editing
4%
design studio
4%
marketing agency
4%
art
4%
campaign marketing
4%
graphics
4%
copywriter
4%
corporate communications
4%
print-ready
4%
creative direction
4%
video
4%
digital channels
4%
creative lead
4%
film production
4%
entertainment
4%
adobe cc
4%
creative manager
4%
ooh
4%
digital copywriting
4%
creative solutions
4%
visualisation
4%
campaign
4%
creative work
4%
management
4%
head of creative
4%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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