Presenting Your Portfolio Online - For User Experience Designers

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Without an organized portfolio, we can not be hired or introduce ourselves to potential customers.
But what is the right way to present our portfolio and introduce ourselves?

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Presenting Your Portfolio Online - For User Experience Designers

  1. 1. PRESENTING YOUR PORTFOLIO ONLINE LIOR YAIR | UXHERO.CO.IL
  2. 2. 1 Our goals 2 Creating a portfolio 3 Presenting a project 4 Let’s talk about you 5 Platform
  3. 3. WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS?
  4. 4. 1 GETTING A JOB
  5. 5. 2 SELF PROMOTION
  6. 6. 3 RESUME
  7. 7. 1 You will not get invited to INTERVIEWS without a portfolio. 2 You will not get invited to interviews with the WRONG portfolio. 3 A PDF file or an attached image are NOT the proper way to present your work.
  8. 8. DON’T HURT YOURSELF Sending a portfolio of unfinished or poor quality projects will hurt your professional name.
  9. 9. YOU ONLY GET ONE BULLET Sometimes life is a ONE SHOT – ONE KILL situation so aim right
  10. 10. PRESENT YOUR FINEST WORK IMMEDIATELY No one should search for them.
  11. 11. PRESENT ONLY YOUR FINEST WORK.
  12. 12. DO NOT SLACK OFF FIX OLD PROJECTS IF YOU WANT TO PRESENT THEM.
  13. 13. INTRODUCE YOUR WORK PROCESS AND NOT JUST THE FINAL RESULT.
  14. 14. TALK ABOUT YOUR WORK Not all work has to be a dizzying success story but try to talk about projects that solved a problem.
  15. 15. Show Wireframes
  16. 16. And information architecture
  17. 17. REMEMBER: Use as few words as possible: remember that people do not read a lot. Big headlines. Adapt the messages to your audience. Write clearly: what services do you offer. Add reviews of satisfied customers.
  18. 18. AVOID SOPHISTICATED NAVIGATION, VISUAL DISTRACTIONS AND UNNECESSARY CLICKS. Keep the interface as clean as possible.
  19. 19. CHOOSING WHAT TO PRESENT
  20. 20. YOU NEED TO PRESENT A RESPONSIVE PROJECT
  21. 21. YOU NEED MOBILE PROJECTS
  22. 22. USE THE PROPER MOCKUPS
  23. 23. USE A FLAT ARCHITECTURE MODEL FOR YOUR SITE So future customers won’t have to struggle to find your works
  24. 24. LETS TALK ABOUT YOU
  25. 25. PRESENT YOURSELF Quality image of yourself Background (academic, employment) Your mantra Awards and professional achievements
  26. 26. Present a grand opening sentence to clearly convey your message: 'What is your value?
  27. 27. CHOOSING A PLATFORM
  28. 28. FIRST, YOU NEED TO CHILL You have options (not just WIX). You don't need a programmer. Everything will be fine.
  29. 29. WIX
  30. 30. Squarespace
  31. 31. themeforest
  32. 32. themeforest
  33. 33. wordpress
  34. 34. Hiring a programmer (it’s not that hard)
  35. 35. THANK YOU LIOR YAIR | UXHERO.CO.IL

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