What are UX design recruiters looking for in a UX portfolio? Find out in this post: https://careerfoundry.com/en/blog/ux-design/how-to-create-a-killer-portfolio-expert-advice-from-a-seasoned-ux-designer/
In the design industry, your portfolio is everything. In this video, we’ve teamed up with Tobias Treppmann, expert UX designer and CareerFoundry mentor, to show you how to create a killer UX design portfolio. This video is especially helpful for new designers who are just getting started in the industry.
First up, we’ve got 7 top tips for creating a killer portfolio. We’ll consider:
— What’s the best format for your portfolio?
— How can you market yourself for maximum success?
— The importance of storytelling (and how to do it properly!)
— What should you focus on when presenting case studies?
— Should you include data?
— What’s the deal with images?
Tobias also presents three strategies for growing your portfolio, which can be tricky if you’re just getting started in design. Equally important: we’ve got some absolute portfolio no-gos; Tobias talks us through some of the most common portfolio pitfalls and how they can be avoided. Last but not least, we’ve got a comprehensive portfolio checklist, so you can make sure you have all bases covered.
By the end of this video, you’ll have a good idea of what makes a winning portfolio, and be ready to create yours!