As an aspiring UX designer, you probably have tons of great ideas that you want to turn into fully-designed portfolio projects. But how do you turn those high-level ideas into comprehensive and well-researched projects that will impress employers? Check out these tips for coming up with UX design projects to build your first portfolio and land that dream job.
When you’re on the hunt for your next UX role, your portfolio can make or break your chances of scoring an interview. We know how important it is to craft a UX portfolio that tells the story of your most important projects and how you work.
We’ve hand-picked the best advice on portfolios from Joe Natoli’s recent Ask the UXperts session.
Having an exceptional portfolio that stands out from the crowd is sometimes what it takes to land that dream job. UX careers coach Louise Campbell will be in our Slack channel running a series of mentoring sessions to help you get your portfolio to that place.
Building a persuasive portfolio is high on the priority list of a lot of our community members, and the audience at today’s AMA session with Louise Campbell was testament to that.
We had a record number of attendees! If you missed the session, never fear – here is the transcript.
Some people argue that UX Designers shouldn’t build a portfolio. Hawk doesn’t agree. It’s about building the right kind of UX portfolio and being smart about it.
Here are 10 inspiring UX portfolios. They may not do everything right, but each of them does something very well.
Next up in our “Ask me Anything” series, UX career coach Louise Campbell offers advice on building a persuasive portfolio, including finding and writing case studies when you’re unemployed.
Join us in our Slack channel next week, armed with your questions.
It’s an exciting time to be a UX professional, but before you look for a new UX job, Michelle asks you this question: “Is your UX portfolio up to par?”
If it’s not, these tips will help.
We’re running a collaborative UX project to design a portfolio for new community member Noquarter and we’re inviting you to join us. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in a project with a group of UX professionals with a wealth of different backgrounds and experiences. Hawk explains more…
Over the past couple of months on UX Mastery, we’ve been pretty focussed on UX careers: interviews, portfolios, career paths and more.
Kim wraps up this theme with a collection of resources to get your UX career on track.
Design portfolios have long been used by graphic designers and photographers to display the results of their work. But what about UXers? We work in a world of field recordings, paper scribblings and Excel spreadsheets and don’t always get to create the final visuals. So what do we do when a prospective employer asks to see a portfolio?