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10 Tips for Polishing Your UX portfolio


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A checklist for making a UX portfolio. This speech was connected to my blog post:

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10 Tips for Polishing Your UX portfolio

  1. 1. 10 tips to let your UX skills shine in your portfolio
  2. 2. Krista Jäntti Design Director Twitter: @kristatuulia Who am I?
  3. 3. 1.Why to build a portfolio? Portfolio is the tool to get you an interview
  4. 4. 2. PDF or webpage, it doesn’t really matter
  5. 5. 3. Quality over quantity Drop everything which is not essential
  6. 6. 4. Present your cases with thought
  7. 7. HSL
  8. 8. List of logos
  9. 9. Now, you got my attention, I clicked. What’s next? 5. Make your case worth reading
  10. 10. Setup Business case Team Audience Methods Target Deliverables Feedback Analytics
  11. 11. 6. Be honest with your role We are looking for a future team member
  12. 12. 7. Add the thing that makes you different
  13. 13. “I’m a 22 year old web designer from Espoo.” A recruiter reads: I am young and can’t think of anything good to say How about: My name is Eva-Maria and I have always been annoyed by the poor user interfaces I see everywhere.
  14. 14. 8. Junior, utilize school projects and your creativity, world is full of UX problems! This is your way to stand out!
  15. 15. 9. What about NDA projects?
  16. 16. 10. Is it ready? Test it with colleague!
  17. 17. Krista Jäntti @kristatuulia