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Best Careers for Enneagram Type 4

If you’re not familiar with the Enneagram type 4, this is a person who is usually fairly reserved socially but is exceptionally expressive in other ways. They’re thoughtful, introspective, creative, sensitive, practical, and emotive. 

They cherish their individuality and often seek out opportunities to express themselves where they will find acceptance and be valued. The career path for an Enneagram type 4 is fairly varied, but they thrive in roles where they have a lot of autonomy and their ideas can be realized.

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Here are the top careers for Enneagram type 4:

UX/UI Designer

This type of design work highlights Enneagram type 4’s strengths in thinking outside the box to create positive experiences. Their unique perspective brings something new and dynamic to the table to create something wholly new and different. 

Graphic Design

This is an opportunity for this type to unleash their creativity. They can fulfill this role relatively solo and use alternative visual methods of communication to get their message across. 

Video Game Designer

This career appeals to the Enneagram type 4 as it allows for creativity, detail-oriented development, world-building, and thoughtful creation of new things. 


Another design and creative pursuit, the Enneagram type 4 architect finds value in creating something that is meant to endure the test of time and stand as a testament to their contributions.

Web Developer

The web development role allows the Enneagram type 4 to not only conceptualize but to realize their potential. This career path allows them to bring functionality to their ideas and technical abilities. 

Creative Writer

Enneagram type 4s are introspective, and the power of their imagination is exponential. Creating worlds, inventing characters, planning complex sequences, and describing items and places in great detail come naturally to them. 

Did we miss any? Leave a comment and let us know. Cheers to the creative thinkers of our time! We can’t wait to see what they come up with next. 

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