How to Build a Successful Portfolio
Whether you’re a UX designer looking for your first job or a seasoned designer looking to further your career, your UX portfolio is one of your most important assets. Your portfolio is the first touchpoint you have with the recruiters; it’s your chance to make a lasting first impression, spark their curiosity and get an invitation for an interview.
In this Master Class, Chris Clark, Director of Design at IxDF, will share practical tips on how to create a successful portfolio that hiring managers will respond to and help you land an interview.
In this webinar, you’ll learn:
- How to sell yourself and tell your story.
- How to avoid the common mistakes and stand out from other ‘cookie cutter’ portfolios.
- Best practices for presenting your work.
This webinar will include a live portfolio review, where you can learn from a real-life example and apply this knowledge to improve your own portfolio. If you’d like to have a chance to get your portfolio reviewed by Chris, submit it below. Chris will select only three portfolios from those submitted, representing different design aspects and career levels.
Even if your portfolio is not selected, you’ll still have the opportunity to gain valuable practical knowledge to improve your portfolio. You’ll also get a chance to ask Chris questions during the Q&A.
Chris will announce the three chosen portfolios during the live session itself, and then review them. You can choose whether you’d like to anonymize your portfolio for review.
Even if you can't attend the webinar live, register to get access to a recording that you can watch anytime afterwards.
As the IxDF Design Director, Chris Clark enjoys meeting the challenges of leading graphic designers, animators and artists to produce innovative, human-centric, world-class design solutions. Over twenty years of experience enables Chris to utilize a wide range of skills in creating, managing and delivering effective design solutions in multiple types of media, both leading a team and autonomously.
His varied portfolio comes from time at Fortune Global 500 companies, ‘Triple A’ game studios, award-winning web and app companies, and the automotive sector, from Europe to the Middle East.
Chris works to inspire a team of fellow designers and shape their work into world-class premium products and experiences. He brings out the best in any design team by nurturing established and up-and-coming talent.
Chris uses from research benchmarking and sketch work to low and high-fidelity wireframes, user stories and flows, mood boards, conceptual graphics, rapid prototyping, augmented reality, animation and evaluation, to create user-centric intuitive experiences that delight and inspire.
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