Portfolio

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Portfolio

  1. 1. P RFOLIO www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  2. 2. Portfolio intro Define goal - what is the purpose making a portfolio? - apply for school - apply for job - apply as freelancer Register a domain USE IT! Flash template HTML template http://okaydave.com/ www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  3. 3. Portfolio Some experiences from someone who’s been out and about… portfolio@smogdog.com www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  4. 4. Portfolio You Preparation Business card www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  5. 5. Portfolio • Consistence • Manage the technologies used • Let your photo friends help you • Show your best work, 10 • Mix work with inspiration • Talk about the portfolio • Let the viewer turn the pages • No excuses • Drink your coffee • Ask for feedback www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  6. 6. Portfolio content • Dramaturgy • Clients / Personal • Surprise • Consistency, depth, focus • Your strength • Latest project www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  7. 7. You • Tell about yourself • Why are you here • Ask about… everything… • Permanent job / freelance • You need to like them as well www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  8. 8. Preparation • Ask for a coffee talk • Who are you meeting? • Is your portfolio done • Relevant work • Got enough sleep • How did it go, what to add/remove • Ask others to view your portfolio www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  9. 9. Business card • Leave behind • CV • How are you viewed when gone • Follow up. • Call, mail, call again...? www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  10. 10. Process • Research. • Ideas/Sketches • Editing • Execution • Result • How do your process evolve www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  11. 11. RESEARCH BRIEF SKETCHING MOODBOARD DE-BRIEF EXCECUTION REFINMENT FINAL www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  12. 12. Book Website DVD • Intro/end • Drop intro • Does it work, PC/TV? • Functionality • Does it work • Short intro • Spelling • Searchable • Navigation/Menu • Navigation • Art work for the disc • Print/pdf • Spelling • Spelling www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  13. 13. Paper will survive www.vulkan.se • Leave behind www.lulu.com • Show knowledge of POD (print on demand) • Everybody likes paper;-) www.blurb.com www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  14. 14. www.airtightinteractive.com Web is here to stay • “Easy” to update www.flickr.com • Outdated www.wordpress.org www.carbonmade.com www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  15. 15. Make, sell, share • New possibilities • Control the service ponoko.com shapeways.com instructables.com www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  16. 16. http://www.google.com/analytics www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009
  17. 17. http://www.coroflot.com/public/help_portfolio_tips.asp http://www.youthedesigner.com/2008/06/30/12-steps-to-a-super-graphic-design-portfolio/ 50 Beautiful And Creative Portfolio Designs http://www.behance.net/ www.smogdog.com | Hans Gerhard Meier | 2009

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