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What does a good portfolio look like? Do you guys have any example or ideal portfolios?
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Like this
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>>370340
can this board just for once be serious and not be a waste of time
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>>370352
There are plenty of forums with respectable graphic design communities on the Internet and you're looking for serious answers from a small section of a Vietnamese cartoon forum?
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>>370352
he's right though
do an orange man bad graphic and see the all the praise you'll get. bonus points if you're nonwhite or woman
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Usually like 8-10 projects that show process, intent and cohesion. Make the direction you're trying to go in clear; if you want to apply to a branding company, have branding work in your portfolio.

I think the biggest annoyances portfolio reviewers have is lack of context for work; like when people post 50 logos they've done in a grand slideshow is pretty off-putting because it doesn't really show how you problem solve. Give some insight into what the project was, how you solved it and how it was applied. People tend to relate to stories more than images as well, so its generally just better give as much background into an assignment as you can.

Pulling a decent portfolios off of Dribbble for example:

https://www.rickylinn.com/

This guy is really talented, but probably hasn't updated his portfolio in a long time due to being employed. He shows some of his process in the form of a Case Study which is a great way to tell people how you solve problems. He also gives context to how his designs work by showing how they were applied to garments, packaging etc; he avoids projects with a single image as much as possible, everywhere except on that Target project, which should probably be removed.

This portfolio would get him an interview for a designer position at some decent agencies
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>>370366
>https://www.rickylinn.com/

League overall design is extra shit lmao what a way to show off
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>>370366
>like when people post 50 logos they've done in a grand slideshow is pretty off-putting because it doesn't really show how you problem solve
>post a link to a guy's site that has a massively big icon collection
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https://qiangjohnwang.work/

A little bit further from the dude posted above, and a narrower range, I think this student's portfolio shows an excellent understanding of type, media and style aesthetics

8.5/10 lotsa potential
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>>370458
>https://qiangjohnwang.work/
fuck, that's ugly and not pleasant at all to use
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>>370370
Lol not the guy who said to go to his website, but you didn't scroll any further than the League work before you came back to cry about it, did you?
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>>370458
>https://qiangjohnwang.work/
this is like the /mu/ of /gd/. meta-post-ironic contrarian af
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>>370450
he's gotta lot of work though I give him that but some is confusing cause I don't know what part he did or how it came to be...
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>>371433
thought it quai gon jin was expecting star wars
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>>371433

I definitely see what you mean and perhaps agree a little bit.

I think it is also a matter of what work one likes and aspires to make. I personally am more drawn towards this kind of style that looks more like stuff that comes out of European art schools. However, I can definitely see why one would consider this ugly.



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