Working From Home - 5 Remote Career Options For Creatives

Working from home is an appealing prospect for a broad range of people and for a variety of different reasons. Providing the ability to work for employers across the globe, helping parents to juggle family life and appealing to a new generation of flexible workers are just three of the reasons why the work-from-home movement is gaining traction.

With more and more people discovering the benefits of hiring out to a remote workforce there are now more career options than ever to support home workers. Here are three creative career options to consider if you’re looking to go remote. 

  1. Content Creator
    A content creator does exactly what their job title says on the tin, they create content. From blogs to social media posts, website copy, whitepapers and media articles a content creator is someone with excellent writing skills and the ability to create engaging content for a range of genres. Whether a freelancer or an in-house content creator this job is great for remote working because it requires very little equipment, just a laptop and an internet connection.
  2. Radio Presenter
    Believe it or not, you don’t need a fancy studio to host your own radio station and you can get started with just a few pieces of simple equipment. With intuitive software solutions such as making it easier than ever to start your own radio station, it's never been easier to set up a potentially profitable business from the comfort of your own home. From pop to rock, classical to indie you can create a radio station that reflects your unique personality and music taste, and once you’ve grown your audience base you’ll be able to make money from radio advertising. 

  1. Photographer
    A picture paints a thousand words. Although photography will involve you shooting at a variety of locations the groundwork and editing can all happen from the comfort of your sofa. With Instagram providing a free way to showcase your photography skills and platforms such as Skillshare offering affordable training it’s never been easier to get into photography.
  2. Voice artist
    If you have a unique voice then you could be perfect for a career as a voice artist. Voice artists often work free-lance and so this job provides variety and flexibility as well as the added bonus of being able to work from home. All you’ll need to set up as a voice artist is some good quality recording equipment and somewhere quiet to record from. Check out freelance websites such as Fiveer to get an idea of competitors rates and to see the kind of work you could be doing. 
  3. Graphic designer 
When thinking of creative job options a graphic designer is usually pretty high up on the list. For those with artistic flare and a love for communicating through images graphic design is a flexible, diverse and fun career option that is in high demand all over the world. 

So whatever career you choose, it’s never been easier to earn money from home. If you’ve decided that remote working is for you then make it happen, there’s something out there for everyone.  

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