A person who invents, produces, or makes things is called a creator. If you are an author, you are the creator of the characters in your books.

The noun creator is from the Latin word creare, which means "to make or bring forth." When it is spelled with an upper-case c, Creator refers to God, and when spelled with a lowercase c, it is anyone who invents or makes something. If you are the creator of these fabulous cupcakes, I'm going to need the recipe. The creator of the latest toy craze is in town and you can hear him speak about the history of toys from the yoyo to modern gaming systems.

Definitions of creator
  1. noun
    a person who grows or makes or invents things
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    architect, designer
    someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
    artist, creative person
    a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    a person who creates a business or who organizes and develops a country
    someone who creates new dances
    clothes designer, couturier, designer, fashion designer
    someone who designs clothing
    crafter, craftsman
    a creator of great skill in the manual arts
    someone who develops real estate (especially someone who prepares a site for residential or commercial use)
    a creator of fantasies
    farmer, granger, husbandman, sodbuster
    a person who operates a farm
    artificer, discoverer, inventor
    someone who is the first to think of or make something
    maker, shaper
    a person who makes things
    modeler, modeller
    a person who creates models
    conceiver, mastermind, originator
    someone who creates new things
    someone who finds financing for and supervises the making and presentation of a show (play or film or program or similar work)
    an Italian farmer
    agriculturalist, agriculturist, cultivator, grower, raiser
    someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    an artist who makes illustrations (for books or magazines or advertisements etc.)
    basketmaker, basketweaver
    someone skilled in weaving baskets
    apiarist, apiculturist, beekeeper
    a farmer who keeps bees for their honey
    belt maker
    a maker of belts
    a maker of books; someone who edits or publishes or binds books
    beer maker, brewer
    someone who brews beer or ale from malt and hops and water
    a maker (and seller) of candles and soap and oils and paints
    an artist who has created classic works
    an artistic person who adheres to classicism
    cobbler, shoemaker
    a person who makes or repairs shoes
    candymaker, confectioner
    someone who makes candies and other sweets
    an artist of the school of constructivism
    costume designer, costumer, costumier
    someone who designs or supplies costumes (as for a play or masquerade)
    dairy farmer, dairyman
    the owner or manager of a dairy
    decorator, ornamentalist
    someone who decorates
    draftsman, drawer
    an artist skilled at drawing
    someone who etches
    an artist who is an adherent of expressionism
    film maker, film producer, filmmaker, movie maker
    a producer of motion pictures
    arboriculturist, forester, tree farmer
    someone trained in forestry
    beginner, father, founder, founding father
    a person who founds or establishes some institution
    author, generator, source
    someone who originates or causes or initiates something
    someone who makes glass
    hatmaker, hatter, milliner, modiste
    someone who makes and sells hats
    a person who makes articles of iron
    jeweler, jeweller, jewelry maker
    someone who makes jewelry
    landscape architect, landscape gardener, landscaper, landscapist
    someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively
    maestro, master
    an artist of consummate skill
    maltman, maltster
    a maker of malt
    manufacturer, producer
    someone who manufactures something
    a practitioner or advocate of artistic minimalism
    an artist who makes a deliberate break with previous styles
    artist who composes or conducts music as a profession
    someone who does work (as sewing or embroidery) with a needle
    an artist who paints
    the inventor to whom a patent is issued
    someone who makes patterns (as for sewing or carpentry or metalworking)
    a person who makes (and sells) perfumes
    lensman, photographer
    someone who takes photographs professionally
    piano maker
    a person who makes pianos
    groundbreaker, innovator, pioneer, trailblazer
    someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
    plantation owner, planter
    the owner or manager of a plantation
    a painter or writer dedicated to restoring early Renaissance ideals
    graphic artist, printmaker
    an artist who designs and makes prints
    mover, proposer
    (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
    an artist who practices pyrography
    a person who owns or operates a ranch
    romantic, romanticist
    an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    a maker and repairer and seller of equipment for horses
    a maker of sails
    carver, sculptor, sculpturer, statue maker
    an artist who creates sculptures
    a maker of shirts
    a person owning or renting a smallholding
    small farmer
    a farmer on a small farm
    someone who sows
    spinner, spinster, thread maker
    someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)
    steelmaker, steelman, steelworker
    a worker engaged in making steel
    stock farmer, stock raiser, stockman
    farmer who breed or raises livestock
    an artist who is a master of a particular style
    proposer, suggester
    someone who advances a suggestion or proposal
    an artist who is a member of the movement called surrealism
    a member of an artistic movement that expressed ideas indirectly via symbols
    tenant farmer
    a farmer who works land owned by someone else
    someone who makes or repairs tents
    theatrical producer
    someone who produces theatrical performances
    someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops)
    someone skilled in making or repairing tools
    vintner, wine maker, winemaker
    someone who makes wine
    violin maker
    someone who makes violins
    horologer, horologist, watchmaker
    someone who makes or repairs watches
    someone who makes and sells wigs
    Indiana, Robert Indiana
    United States pop artist (born 1928)
    Ithiel Town, Town
    United States architect who was noted for his design and construction of truss bridges (1784-1844)
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
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