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How to create kickass digital portfolio to land that dream role
An impressive online portfolio is critical for impressing potential clients
Art Girls Jungle 03 Sep 2020

An impressive online portfolio is critical for impressing potential clients, and landing future jobs. Don’t know where to start when it comes to creating a digital portfolio? Follow our simple guide. 

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Choose the best platform

First things first is choosing the best platform to ensure you’re able to showcase your best work in any industry. From Behance for UX/UI designers, artists, and photographers to WordPress for writers, do your research on which platform will suit you and your industry the best. 

What to include?

Just like a physical portfolio, include content that relates to your area of interest to sell yourself. Include high res images of your work with detailed annotations. Don’t forget to include a variety of work, full projects that show the process from start to end. Seven to 10 samples should adequately demonstrate your core strengths, industry experience and range. Start with your best work and remember to keep your projects fresh. The samples you choose for your digital portfolio should be no more than five years old. Testimonials from clients, whether it is a facebook review or an email is a great way to also showcase your talent.

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Think about the UX

Portfolios are a great way to flex your creative style. But remember to make sure your portfolio is user friendly too. Most website visitors spend less than a minute browsing, so make your site simple and impactful right off the bat. Start with the basics: a home Collection, an About Page, and an easy to find Contact Page. Simplicity and navigability will push your work to the surface, where it should be. Keep your portfolio simple, and let your work take center stage. 

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Take it for a test drive 

Make sure the portfolio looks good on all devices. The images load well. All the links work, especially the email link for people to get in touch with you. 

Ask a friend 

When you think you are done, ask a friend to proof read, comment on the ux and general design for you. It is always great to get a fresh pair of eyes on your portfolio. 

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