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Animators bring drawings or computer generated characters to life on screen. If you want to use your imagination, and have creative skills like drawing or modelling, this job could be perfect for you.
To create an image that communicates with your audience, you'll need patience and the ability to concentrate so that your work is accurate and has detail. You'll also need good computer skills.
Artistic talent is highly valued within the animation industry and you can still become an animator based on self-taught skills and experience. It is becoming more common for new animators to begin their careers by taking an animation or art-related course to develop their skills before looking for work.
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If you love food and really enjoy cooking, this could be the perfect career for you.
Chefs prepare food using a variety of cooking methods. In large kitchens they normally work as part of a team. The head chef runs the entire kitchen.
To become a chef, you will need to have a keen interest in food and cooking, and be able to do several tasks at once. You'll also need creativity and imagination for food presentation.
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Fashion designers design clothing and fashion ranges. As a fashion designer, you could work in high fashion or designer ready-to-wear fashion. You could also work in high street fashion. You would often specialise in particular types of clothing - for example in men's, children's or sportswear. If you love being creative and you are passionate about fashion, this job could be perfect for you.
To be a fashion designer, you will need to have a good eye for colour and shape. You'll need skills like pattern cutting and sewing. You'll also need to able to spot trends.
You will usually need a relevant degree to do this job. A course that teaches both design and technical skills will give you the knowledge you need to work in the industry.
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If you are a very creative person with original ideas, and you have talent in one or more artistic areas, this job could be for you.
Fine artists create original works of art using a variety of methods such as painting, drawing, sculpture, engraving, printmaking or photography.
In this job you will need a good appreciation of colour and shape. You will need self-motivation to work alone. You may also need business skills to promote your work.
If you are exceptionally talented you may not need any formal training. However, most fine artists have BTEC qualifications or a degree.
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If you're an enthusiastic football fan and would enjoy helping others become better at the game, this could be the perfect job for you.
Football coaches develop the knowledge, techniques and motivation of football teams and players.
To become a football coach you will need to have the energy and enthusiasm needed to inspire others. You'll also need good communication skills to get your ideas across.