Creator


Constructive, Ambitious, Non-Conforming

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The Creator Archetype

Primary trait: realistic secondary trait: artistic

Creators constantly use their imagination and like creating physical manifestations of their work. They are very content when they are able to build, assemble or craft something with their own artistic flair. They are attracted to peculiarities in their surroundings. Creators are body-oriented and inventive in the way they solve practical problems.

The people that can have the biggest impact of all are the ones we call “Smart Creatives”. These are the product folk who combine technical knowledge, business expertise, and creativity. When you put today’s technology tools in their hands and give them lots of freedom they can do amazing things, amazingly fast.

Eric Schmidt

Executive Chairman, Google

Things they’re good at

Creators are a very rare archetype and make up less than 1% of the population. Creators tend to be creative types with a proclivity for more hands-on, physical tasks. Though their realistic side typically means that they cool to radical ideas and prefer stable environments, their artistic side craves a non-conforming and imaginative perspective. This unique combination means that they feel very comfortable coming up with creative solutions to problems that others may not think of. Their passion for expression and abstractions paired with their self-controlled and stable side means that they have an exceptional ability create work that is both practical and beautiful.

Things they can watch out for

Both functions of the Creator’s archetype typically makes them the type of person who likes to get things done and see their ideas fruition into real-world material or objects. This sometimes means that they are not as in tune with the social side of their personalities like persuading or influencing others. The Creator’s inclination toward conceptualizing and construction, which centers around the general building side of work, lends itself well within an organization set up to support such projects.

Jay’s Archetype

Realistic
Artistic
Enterprising
Conventional
Investigative
Social
Independent, stable, persistent, genuine, practical, and thrifty. They like tasks that are tactile, physical, athletic, or mechanical. They also enjoy being outdoors, using tools, operating machines, interacting with animals, and working with their hands.
Creative, intuitive, sensitive, articulate, and expressive. They are unstructured, original, nonconforming, and innovative. They rely on feelings, imagination, and inspiration. They like to work with ideas, abstractions, and concepts. They are spontaneous and open-minded.
Adventurous, ambitious, assertive, extroverted, energetic, enthusiastic, confident, and optimistic. They are dominant, persuasive, and motivational. They like influencing others, being in charge, taking risks, debating, and competing.
Conscientious and conservative. They are logical, efficient, orderly, and organized. They are thorough and detail-oriented. They value precision and accuracy. They are reliable. They enjoy practical tasks, quantitative measurements, and structured environments. They follow the rules.
Intellectual, introspective, and inquisitive. They are curious, methodical, rational, analytical, and logical. They are also scholarly, scientific, technical, or medical. Those who score highly on Investigative are avid readers. They like to solve problems, perform experiments, and conduct research.
Kind, generous, cooperative, patient, caring, helpful, empathetic, tactful, and friendly. They excel at socializing, helping others, and teaching. They like tasks that involve teamwork, social interaction,relationship building, and improvement of society.

Similiar Archetypes

Supporter

Innovator

Builder

Inventor

Jay has mentored me in some fundaments of architecture and 3 dimensional visualization in the past and I still take great advantage of what I learned from him.

Gustavo H. Mendonca

Senior Concept Artist, LucasArts

Personality


What Jay is like to work with

(50% = Average person/Neutral)

OPENNESS TO EXPERIENCE
AGREEABLENESS
CONSCIENTIOUSNESS
EXTRAVERSION
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
EMOTIONAL STABILITY
Do you find yourself searching for new ideas? Do you enjoy talking about big, abstract ideas? If so, you may have a high openness to experience score. Some common traits of a high openness score include a desire for variety, high curiosity, and an active imagination.
Agreeableness is the value which you place on ensuring that everyone gets along. Someone with a high agreeableness score will be more likely to try and understand the needs of other people, and looks for ways to ensure that everyone is satisfied; the downside of this being that their own needs and wants may be given a low priority.
Conscientiousness is one’s ability to master our impulses and act on a schedule. Individuals with a high conscientiousness score will find it easier to ignore urges and plan in advance; this also means they may have a difficult time with spontaneous or unexpected situations.
While most people associate extroversion with a love of other people, the reality is that this trait covers a much broader range of situations. A high extroversion level means that an individual need external stimulus to be happy; this can mean surrounding themselves with others or trying new experiences. Introverts tend to be able to satisfy themselves from within, and are therefore usually far more independent than extroverts.
Social responsibility measures a person’s desire to see fair outcomes and their general concern for the welfare of others. People who score high on this trait value equality and are generally not particularly experience-seeking.
If you find that you are able to control your stress levels and let small issues pass by without phasing you, you may have a strong emotional stability. The ability to handle stress, control sudden impulses, and avoid anger are all factored into the emotional stability score.

Personal style

Jay is both content alone and around other people, though he likely prefers smaller groups to large ones. He will be happiest with a good rhythm of social interaction and solitude.

Values

Jay likely doesn’t have particularly engrained political or philosophical leanings and can appreciate both conservative and liberal arguments.

Jay is a meticulous designer and a fantastic project manager. He possesses a keen sense of business objectives and brings to any organization a vast array of experience. His dedication and focus lets him deliver projects that surpass expectations. I would recommend him for any management role.

Mick Jacobs

Director of Product, Pala Interactive LLC

(50% = Average person/Neutral)

PRACTICAL INTELLIGENCE
ACHIEVEMENT ORIENTATION
CONSCIENTIOUSNESS
INDEPENDENCE
INTERPERSONAL ORIENTATION
SOCIAL INFLUENCE
ADJUSTMENT
Generating useful ideas. Thinking things through logically.
Striving for excellence at work. Setting goals and exerting effort to succeed at those goals.
Being dependable and committed to doing the job correctly and carefully. Being trustworthy, accountable, and attentive to details.
Developing one’s own ways of doing things. Guiding oneself with little or no supervision. Being self-reliant in getting things done.
Pleasant, cooperative, and sensitive to others. Easy to get along with. Enjoys associating with other organization members.
Displaying energy and leadership. Enjoys having an impact on others in the organization.
Performing well under pressure, stress, and criticism. Overcoming setbacks. Dealing effectively with personal and work-related problems. Showing maturity, poise, flexibility, and restraint.

(50% = Average person/Neutral)

ATTENTION TO DETAIL
INNOVATION
ACHIEVEMENT/EFFORT
PERSISTENCE
CONCERN FOR OTHERS
INITIATIVE
ADAPTABILITY/FLEXIBILITY
INDEPENDENCE
ANALYTICAL THINKING
COOPERATION
DEPENDABILITY
SOCIAL ORIENTATION
LEADERSHIP
INTEGRITY
SELF CONTROL
TOLERANCE OF STRESS AND CRITICISM
Jason’s leadership skills would make him a valuable asset to any team. As a department head, Jason made a great boss. Rather than secluding himself in a corner office he chose to sit in the development area with the rest of us, making him approachable and earning the respect of his department.

Alan Freemantle

Lead Designer, Jetpack Interactive

I worked with Jay to produce a charitable Coding Camp for kids that was a huge success. He was great to work with on every level, from getting the big picture vision, to solving problems on the fly. He was a fantastic team member I would highly recommend working with him.

Karen Sander

Corporate and Charity Strategic Relations Specialist, The Next Big Thing Foundation

Top 6 recommended career roles that Jay would excel in based on extensive testing.

I worked alongside Jay at Starnet, during that time I saw Jay at work and he is impressive. To say Jay is detail oriented is an understatement. Jay worked hard to help bring the vision to life, he made every effort to make sure there was no ambiguity in his designs. To see a detailed mock up of what Jay had in mind was commonplace. Jay strives for excellence in everything he does, Jay does nothing in half measures, and that’s what makes him different.

It’s that drive for excellence that makes Jay so valuable, his drive and attention to detail are uncommon to say the least. He pushes so hard he makes those around him better at what they are doing. It’s impossible to work alongside Jay and not be affected by his drive and work ethic. Simply put working alongside Jay made me better at what I did, his leadership by example is powerful.

Paul Cordick

Production Manager, Gameloft

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