Content Designer

Average Salary
£27,040
Job Forecast
+3%
Currently Employed in Scotland
4,949
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

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

Useful subjects:

  • Computer Science
  • English
  • Art and creative subjects
  • Social Studies subjects such as Media

Pupils in S5/6 could consider a Foundation Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media as a way to develop skills they may need.

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

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Apprenticeships provide the opportunity to work as well as getting a qualification.

A Modern Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media can be an excellent hands-on way to develop practical and applicable skills for the role.

It is not always necessary to have a degree to be a Content Designer. However, the most valuable degrees for this field include communications and media subjects. Employers will likely want to see examples of previous work, put together in a portfolio.