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Guys i need some advice. i am 28 year old male, livin in Eastern europe, at the moment im working in warehouse and all of my life worked physical jobs but im also attending college(Multimedia technologies degree)
Im very uncertain of which career path to choose. im very introverted, have terrible anxiety but still i want to move on in life, one of my main character quality is that i have very rich imagination and good sense of humour(dunno how that helps lol)
So i must choose between few different career options:
1. Sound engineer and producing(i like it alot, but huge downside that there are practicaly no jobs in my country for that branch)
2. Graphic designer,like Photoshop master and etc.(its ok but i kinda suck at drawing,in a sense i never trained myself how to draw)
3. Programming games or software (alot of job offers for this, but sometimes i think its too hard for me, since i cant into logic and ima brainlet for maths)
4. Web developer (lots of jobs, but kinda meh for me)
5. 3D artist,animator ( looks fun)
6. Sysadmin or helpdesk, like IT route (well, maybe its boring but i think requires least brain usage)
So what do you think guys, what would be the best and most lucrative career path for an old fart like me?
Maybe some of you already working in one of my listed fields, and could share expierences? ive tried so many of these things, but if i want to make something out of myself i need to focus on one specific thing i guess ;/
Thank you for your time
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>>606679
become a salesman at best buy
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all of these jobs are not in demand. you need think 10-20 years from now

either improve your grades and go to stem
or think about something more technical, a driver's license alone can go far too.
browse job hunter sites and get the feel for what professions are in demand
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I have that degree and I think it's a mix of a blessing and a curse. That experience in different fields can be really valuable, but the fact is that it is spread way too thin to go deep enough in any particular area + it can fuck you up in terms of decisions you have to make, because now you feel like you have so many options to choose from and you're stuck because you don't know what to pursue. There's a lot of parameters here so I can't answer your question, but focus on your strengths first. If you're good at multiple things, then, you'll have to figure out which one do you also like the most and balance that with job opportunities in the area you live. It's hard, I know it very well.
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>>606685
>another "nothing is in demand but STEM, GO STEM STEM STEM, no matter if you're completely not made for it!" post.
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Get a real job if you want to get anywhere in life. The ones you listed are not real jobs at this time and are going to lead you down the path of severe depression substance abuse.
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>>606687
im not advocating stem, but im saying you need to be realistic.

i used to browse graphics design group on facebook and it had so many fucking people that every job offer got at least 100+ offers.

that the about the same thing for every category of art, you would have to compete with stay at home mom's and 13 year old's that learned the basics of whatever art software too.
im not meming you man, you really gotta think this through. im not here to sugarcoat things for you
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>>606690
yeah you are right that many people apply for the same job, programming has the most jobs, but as i said i kinda suck at logic and math so that would be my last choice me think
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>>606694
there are tons of things you can learn under a year, especially everything that is related to skilled technician. the pay is on par with programming or any kind of etlist job out there
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>>606696
You mean like hardware guy? fixing computers?
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>>606688
He mentioned programming and web dev, though. Those are always in demand.

You have one life, if you really want to pursue something, just do it, but have at least some backup plan. There are always new people who achieve success in these areas, but you have to be really good at it. If you just want to be one of the sheep, a cuck who was afraid all his life to pursue his dreams, one day you will regret it. Most of people are play safers, most also live mediocre, boring lives. It's on you if you're willing to take a risk, just be self aware and know your strengths and weaknesses.
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>>606690
Why would it matter if you're competing even with 10,000 people if, like you said, most of them are amateurs and children? If your skills are THAT weak, then you should just quit. Otherwise, it's trivial. No shit that creative fields will attract a lot of people. Not everybody can actually be good at it, though. It's hard, but it is always possible.
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>>606697
Also plumbing, electrician, construction . Real jobs are coming back and do consider that working with computers maybe cleaner but also 100x more stressful.
>>606739
Because you have to be the best in 10000 which is isn't exactly easy and you may not be the best in a 1000 anyway.
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>>606803
>real jobs
Wow.
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>>606803
>Also plumbing, electrician, construction . Real jobs
get off /3/, grampa
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>>606739
because of visibility.
even if you are the best graphic designer or sound artist in the whole fucking website/group. you still have to bump your profile, which can only happen if you gain rep.

also as for employment, you would be surprised how many companies settle for mediocre workers. so its not always "the best wins the race"
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Web dev or IT will be best, helldesk won't help with your anxiety and all the other brainlets seem to have no problem as web developers
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>>606679
> I am 26 years old and have no technical skills

>>606688
>not real jobs at this time
Well fuck, I guess I'm not earning enough to pay my mortgage and feed my family for the last 15 years. Thanks for clearing that up for me, you know so much you total fucking brainlet shitposter
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anyone working in 3d field?
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>>606803
You do not have to be the best in 10,000. 1/50 people are employed in creative industries, and that includes plenty of mediocre artists as well who just don't give a fuck. If you can get good, you can make a living. Period.

OP just needs to figure out if he can get good or not.
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>>606974
>If you can get good, you can make a living. Period.
You're young.
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is there any jobs in 3D industry?
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creative professions in general are dangerous to make a living choose your poison, except illustration and 2D drawing that shit is dead
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>>608674
I’m just waiting for the AI overrun.
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>>607577
No, literally nobody works in the 3D field and there are no jobs, it's just a mass hallucination. Zero people have ever been creative artists and jobs have never existed.
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>>607577
Not any more, that one guy from Netherlands who entered THE INDUSTRY™ 2 days ago will be the last one. It will slowly shut down until we all retire and then it will die and 3DCG will be no more.
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>>606679
The discipline you need for anything 3d is similar to the one needed to be good at drawing/design (you need to grind for it). Hell, being able to draw is usually expected for sculptors and modelers. Animating is basically acting so be aware of that (you will need to study basics of animation and not be embarrassed to act and film yourself)

Regarding your age, it's never late to start. If you really put your mind into it you can grind for idk 10-15 months and you would be good to go at least for entry level. But it would be advisable you look for studio related work and not stay in a tiny ass town.
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>>608995
>"That one guy from the Netherlands"
What are you on about?
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>>609426
Dude who did Hobbit effects I think and some Marvel movies IIRC.
Constantly shilled in talkshows and news here.
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if you think sysadmin is brainless you have no idea about it.




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