Virtual Seminar

Sharing our Stories: Designing and Reviewing UX Portfolios

January 2016

86 minutes

  • Discover how designing a UX portfolio can actually change your life
  • Represent your experience and value
  • Overcome common constraints in telling your story
  • Know what to look for when you conduct a portfolio review
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Portfolio required: two words that fill UX designers with dread, regardless of their experience. We’re often experts at sharing our users stories, but find it difficult to share our own.

Like them or not, UX portfolios are here to stay. They're a vital part of the recruitment process. The right one can get you the interview - and your dream job.

  • Discover how designing a UX portfolio can actually change your life

    • Learn how UX portfolios differ from other design portfolios
    • Understand why and how others will use your UX portfolio
  • Represent your experience and value

    • Learn what hiring managers and recruiters expect from a UX portfolio
    • Discover how to prepare, curate and write your UX portfolio
  • Overcome common constraints in telling your story

    • Work within the terms of non-disclosure agreements
    • Make the most of a limited work history
  • Know what to look for when you conduct a portfolio review

    • Understand what UX portfolios can and can't tell you
    • Decide if you should call a portfolio's owner for interview