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Just what exactly is it that makes one designer more employable than another? What is it that makes one CV stand out from the pile on a creative director's desk? What factors make for a sky-rocketing career path and see some designers shoot to creative director status in a few years, while others slug it out in front of a Mac for decades? It's not just creative skill, that's for sure – we've all been guilty of bemoaning the creative director who rarely opens Photoshop. The truth is that success at the top boils down to a lot more than longevity and a familiarity with the Layers panel.

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The Creative Bloq team is made up of a group of design fans, and has changed and evolved since Creative Bloq began back in 2012. The current website team consists of eight full-time members of staff: Editor Georgia Coggan, Deputy Editor Rosie Hilder, Ecommerce Editor Beren Neale, Senior News Editor Daniel Piper, Editor, Digital Art and 3D Ian Dean, Tech Reviews Editor Erlingur Einarsson and Ecommerce Writer Beth Nicholls and Staff Writer Natalie Fear, as well as a roster of freelancers from around the world. The 3D World and ImagineFX magazine teams also pitch in, ensuring that content from 3D World and ImagineFX is represented on Creative Bloq.