What’s your advice for nailing your first design portfolio? 🤔

Do you have any good tips or tricks? :eyes:

Here is some general tips to help you nail your first design portfolio:

  1. Focus on quality over quantity: Include only your best work in your portfolio. Don’t try to include everything you’ve ever designed. Instead, choose a few projects that showcase your skills and highlight your design process.

  2. Tailor your portfolio to your audience: Your portfolio should be designed to appeal to the specific type of design job you’re applying for. For example, if you’re applying for a UX design job, include projects that demonstrate your expertise in user research, wireframing, and prototyping.

  3. Show your design process: Employers want to see how you think and how you solve problems. Include sketches, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to show your design process and how you arrived at your final solution.

  4. Tell a story with your portfolio: Use your portfolio to tell a compelling story about your design journey. Explain the challenges you faced and how you overcame them. Show how you collaborated with team members and stakeholders to create a successful design solution.

  5. Keep it simple and organized: Make sure your portfolio is easy to navigate and visually appealing. Use a clean and simple layout that showcases your work without overwhelming the viewer. And make sure all your links are working!

  6. Get feedback: Before you submit your portfolio, ask for feedback from friends, colleagues, and mentors. Listen to their suggestions and make changes accordingly.

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