New trends in various segments of creative industries, being further accelerated by COVID-19 crisis, are creating fresh job roles and pushing for upskilling of the creative workforce.
A 2021 report titled Future of jobs in design, fashion and contemporary media by KPMG in India, Pearl Academy, FICCI and FDCI analyses 160 job profiles and shares recommendations to help higher education institutions in developing the right talent for India Inc.
Some key findings of the report includes clear emergence of technology-based jobs, along with jobs in areas of customer experience and sustainability. On the upskilling front, many mainstream jobs will see a difference in the way they are executed owing to impact of technology, data availability and changing consumer preference. Upskilling required across business skills, soft skills, specialised industry skills and tech baseline.