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Creating a Portfolio That Gets you Hired

Cara Ord, Illustrator & Graphic Designer

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15 Lessons (1h 14m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:56
    • 2. What is a Portfolio

      1:42
    • 3. Tip: Have Physical Samples

      3:23
    • 4. Who is your Audience

      1:47
    • 5. Basic Persona Example

      1:12
    • 6. How Long Should your Portfolio Be

      3:31
    • 7. Which Format is Best for you

      4:51
    • 8. What to Include pt 1

      2:59
    • 9. What to Include pt 2 - The Text

      0:50
    • 10. Writing your Introduction

      6:32
    • 11. Taking Photos for your Portfolio

      13:55
    • 12. Editing Your Portfolio Images

      4:38
    • 13. Creating a Mockup

      11:24
    • 14. Three Simple Layouts for your Portfolio

      6:50
    • 15. Building and Branding your Portfolio

      9:26
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About This Class

Whether you work as a designer, artist, illustrator or any type of creative a portfolio is an essential piece of your tool kit. It helps you define who you are as a creative and most of all shows your employability. In this class I will take your through the whole process of creating a portfolio that will get people talking and get you a step closer to that dream job.

Now I am not just talking about slapping together some finished projects but really put some work in to show your dedication to your craft. we will go through selecting your portfolio pieces, presenting them in their best light, how to introduce yourself and other advice and tips that will level up your portfolio and keep it above the competition.

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