ARTISTIC Occupational Personality Type

ARTISTIC occupational personality types are the most creative of all the types and tend to focus on self-expression through various forms/mediums: images, materials, music, words, movement, as well as systems and programs. They are able to see possibilities in various settings and are not afraid to experiment with their ideas. They like variety and tend to feel cramped in structured situations.



Characteristics: Intuitive, creative, expressive, unconventional
Problem Solving: Deals with problems in intuitive, expressive, and independent ways. Tends to be adverse to rules.

SAMPLE OCCUPATIONS:

  • Photographer
  • Musician
  • Interior Decorator
  • Reporter
  • Advertising Executive
  • Web Content Writer
  • Chef
  • Illustrator

SAMPLE ACADEMIC MAJORS:

  • Art/Art History
  • Journalism
  • Communication
  • Music, Theatre, or Dance
  • Philosophy
  • Fashion Design

ARTISTIC TYPES DESCRIBE THEMSELVES AS

  • Creative
  • Independent
  • Unconventional
  • Impulsive
  • Expressive
  • Romantic
  • Free-spirited
  • Intuitive
  • Complicated
  • Intense
  • Sensitive
  • Open
  • Imaginative
  • Original
  • Idealistic

WHAT MOTIVATES ARTISTIC PERSONALITY TYPES:

  • Creative insights
  • Expressing individuality
  • Producing art

WHAT ARTISTIC TYPES VALUE

  • Beauty
  • Aesthetics
  • Language
  • Creative expression
  • Emotions
  • Independence
  • Intuition
  • Change
  • Artistic creativity

ARTISTIC TYPES ENJOY SPENDING THEIR WORK TIME:

  • Composing, writing
  • Creating artwork
  • Acting, performing
  • Playing a musicalinstrument
  • Decorating
  • Designing
  • Conceptualizing
  • Displaying artwork

ARTISTIC TYPES ARE PRODUCTIVE IN WORK ENVIRONMENTS THAT ARE OR HAVE:

  • Self-expressive
  • Unstructured
  • Flexible
  • Artistic
  • Indoors

BEST SKILLS OF THE ARTISTIC TYPE:

  • Dramatics
  • Creativity
  • Imagination
  • Verbal-linguistic
  • Musical

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