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04
2015

The Six Most Important Elements of a Graphic Design Print Portfolio

Posted by: Michael Katz
The Six Most Important Elements of a Graphic Design Print Portfolio
Have you stayed up long nights sweating over the details of your print portfolio? As a designer, you surely know just how important your portfolio is to your success. It is a challenge to condense down all of the great work you have done into a single portfolio, but that is the task of every designer ....
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03
2015

Three Ways to Get a Great Design Brief from Your Client

Posted by: Michael Katz
Three Ways to Get a Great Design Brief from Your Client
Every designer has been there. You land a great new client, you are excited to get started on the project, you receive the design brief with you instructions – and it’s useless. There is very little information to use, and you aren’t even exactly sure what is going to be expected of you in the end. Q ....
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03
2015

AIGA’s Top Recommendations for Presenting a Design Portfolio

Posted by: Michael Katz
AIGA’s Top Recommendations for Presenting a Design Portfolio
The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) offers some great advice to designers who are assembling a portfolio in an effort to secure a job. When you are first getting started in the design field, you might struggle with putting together a proper portfolio that will grab attention and help you la ....
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03
2015

Eight Things Interviewers Look For In a Graphic Design Portfolio

Posted by: Michael Katz
Eight Things Interviewers Look For In a Graphic Design Portfolio
No one likes going to an interview. The feeling of being evaluated from the moment you walk through the door is something that can be described as uncomfortable at best. However, mastering the interview process is the best way to keep yourself busy working as a graphic designer. Knowing exactly what ....
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03
2015

The Top Five Mistakes Designers Make When Putting Together a Portfolio

Posted by: Michael Katz
The Top Five Mistakes Designers Make When Putting Together a Portfolio
If you are looking for work as a graphic designer or an artist, your portfolio is one of the most-powerful sales tools you have at your disposal. You can talk all day about your list of qualifications and experiences, but your prospective client is really only interested in one thing – the work that ....
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03
2015

12 Reasons Not To Rely On Your iPad When Showing Your Portfolio

Posted by: Michael Katz
12 Reasons Not To Rely On Your iPad When Showing Your Portfolio
iPads and other tablets have become standard issue among creatives and are often the easiest way to prepare and deliver a portfolio presentation. However, this convenience comes at a price. Whether you are a student preparing for portfolio reviews and job interviews, a freelancer trying to land a d ....
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01
2015

Art Portfolio Case Buyers Guide

How To Select A Portfolio For Your Art, Photography, or Graphics
Posted by: Michael Katz
Art Portfolio Case Buyers Guide
Types of Portfolio Case The first step in selecting a portfolio case is to identify the general category or type of case that fits your situation. The term "portfolio case" means different things to different people so it is important to understand the range of cases, bags, and books that go by that ....