The If You Could Jobs weekly: Things to consider when relocating as a creative

From managing expectations to doing your research, we offer five steps to guide you through the relocation process.

2 September 2022

Lockdowns, resignations and the spiralling cost of living may have inspired a wave of migrations from major cities to more affordable or more tranquil locations, but what’s it really like to settle into a new way of life and work? In this guide, we explore the steps involved in relocating as a person working in the creative industry — and the questions you need to ask before making a move. Plus, Bethany Plummer, senior designer at Baxter & Bailey and Michael C Place, founder and creative director of Studio.Build, share insights and tips based on their personal experiences of upping sticks.

“I didn’t want to completely disappear into the middle of nowhere. I still wanted galleries, theatres, comedy clubs and culture on my doorstep. I just needed a better balance, and most simply, a change. I didn’t know it then, but Brighton seemed to be the answer,” says Bethany Plummer, Senior Designer at Baxter & Bailey.

Click here to read the guide on what to consider before relocating on the If You Could Jobs Journal.

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