Skip to main content

Content Designer

Average Salary
Job Forecast
Currently Employed in Scotland
A typical view of a designer's desk

What is a Content Designer

Use your creative talents to produce gripping and inspiring content that engages audiences.

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Developing new content ideas that will grab people’s attention.
  • Using software to create and edit content.
  • Researching target audiences to share content that connects with potential customers.

Getting in and Qualifications


There are a variety of pathways towards securing a job as a Content Designer.

These pathways may include apprenticeships, college courses and degrees. 



It's not always necessary to have a degree to be a Content Designer. However, employers will likely want to see examples of previous work, put together in a portfolio.

Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.