Tips and tricks for UX designer portfolio

 3r33571. 3r3-31. Simple and clear article from Micah Bowers about how best to approach the creation of a portfolio of UX designer to get profit. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33546. “How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the summit.” 3r3-3549. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r314. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. In his memoir, Let My People Go Surfing, Yvonne Chuinhard, founder of the global outdoor brand Patagonia, writes:
 3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. “How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the summit.” 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. It is in the world of UX design that methodology is most important, especially in finding customers and career opportunities. One of the best ways for UX developers to demonstrate their professional problem-solving methodology and skills is through a well-designed portfolio site. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. Instead of thinking of a portfolio as a demonstration of skills - “This is what I can do” - UX designers should take the opportunity to illustrate the process and create a delightful user experience: “This is how I use design to solve people's problems.” 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. Just as people want to work in the industries in which they want to work, designers need to adapt the portfolio to a specific audience. Why? 3r33556.  3r33571. Kat Windley uses portfolio cover images to showcase their experience with major fashion customers. 3r3-3549. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. For example, if you really want to work as an interaction designer, it would be unwise to create a portfolio around projects and written descriptions that highlight past experience in the niche area of ​​ethnographic research. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. Here is a rough example: a long list of “relevant skills” on your website portfolio does not add value to your visitors. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. Tips and tricks for UX designer portfolio 3r33556.  3r33571. * Tip: Some UX designers include the “Skills” category for each project in their portfolio. This can be effective, but it can also backfire if you list too many skills or highlight those that do not fit the overall structure of your UX design process. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r? 3513. Who needs my UX design skills? 3r???. 3r33556.  3r33571. At the very beginning, young and inexperienced UX designers find it difficult to determine the type of work they would like to perform, but over time and with several successful projects, it becomes easier to imagine the desired career path. This is an important aspect of the UX portfolio. 3r33556.  3r33571. The people you work with, the projects you work on, and the industry you work in should be clearly indicated in the examples and descriptions in your portfolio. 3r33556.  3r33571. For example, if you have a very specific goal of becoming a user-researcher of digital products that influence the world of university sports, your portfolio should reflect this. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. To get an idea of ​​how and for whom you would like to use your UX design skills, ask yourself questions: 3r35656.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33477.  3r33571. 3r33535. What are the two best industries I would like to work in? 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Do I have projects or past experience that will help me get a job in my favorite industry? 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. What is my working pace? Does working overtime suit me? 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Do I want to be a freelancer? Work with startups? Or do you want to be a careerist? 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. There is something I want my work to influence? 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. How much do I want to receive? 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Where do I want to live? I want to work remotely? 3r33636.  3r33571.
3r33556.  3r33571. This is not an exhaustive list, it's good to start at least with this. If you are an experienced developer of solutions for UX, you will be in great demand, but it also means that people will be ready to hire you, even if you don’t really fit them. Ultimately, you must periodically incorporate an internal censor and plan your UX career that is consistent with your ambitions. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r? 3513. Tell and show - Practical design tips for UX-portfolio
3r33556.  3r33571. Each pixel of your portfolio site is an opportunity to create a delightful user interface. From the visualization of projects to the information architecture of the site, every design element is a chance to say: “I am the top designer of UX” 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. The bottom line: treat your portfolio as a professional project, and incorporate these practical design tips into your website development. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r? 3513. Visual simplicity should be central to the design process. 3r???. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33477.  3r33571. 3r33535. Present the artifacts of your UX design process in a clean, uniform, and consistent fashion. We are talking about sketches, frames, maps of custom travel, prototypes and much more. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Enabling features such as complex animations or unconventional page layouts can distract visitors from the real reason they came to your site — to see your work. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Of course, you can show glossy pictures of the final product, but this is only a small part of the story. HR managers and potential customers want to quickly see and understand your process, and the glossy interface does not fall into the basis of your problem-solving efforts. 3r33636.  3r33571.
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, they know the value of showing the non-glossy artifacts of their design process (for example, this table of content strategies). 3r3-3549. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33333. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. Even UX design agencies, such as Cyber ​​Duck exchange conceptual sketches and interfaces with low accuracy as a way to demonstrate problem solving. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33477.  3r33571. 3r33535. Provide a summary description of each project in your portfolio. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Briefly identify the problem and show how the various solutions were investigated. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. The result of the project is not a list of what you have done, but a way to show what positive results you have achieved. 3r33636.  3r33571.
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briefly describes the UX design problem and shows its role in the solution. 3r3-3549. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r? 3513. Show your expertise by explaining the process without the jargon of 3r33514. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33477.  3r33571. 3r33535. No one comes to your UX portfolio site to be impressed with your extensive technical jargon knowledge. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Use explanations that are accessible and professional, and avoid excessive narcissism and insider humor. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Explain in simple language that will be understood as technology changes. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Simplicity is understandable, so write in simple language that can be easily understood by non-specialists. In the end, the person responsible for hiring may not be familiar with the complex terminology of UX. 3r33636.  3r33571.
3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33400. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33546. Researching a UX design can be tricky, but the designer is 3r3406. Maria Corino
uses understandable language to clarify the intent of her research efforts. 3r3-3549. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r? 3513. Demonstrate your ability to collaborate with others 3r33514. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33477.  3r33571. 3r33535. This abilityl should not be intentional, but should show examples where you have worked well with other specialists in the field of design and development. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. If you have experience with C-Suite, highlight it. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. If you managed a product development team or a group of remote employees, do not forget to specify this. 3r33636.  3r33571.
3r33556.  3r33571. 3r? 3513. Carefully check your work and drop everything that you think is not ideal 3r-3514. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33477.  3r33571. 3r33535. Checking before publishing is one of the most difficult tasks for creative professionals, but note that people visit your portfolio, not to make a thorough analysis of every project you have ever published. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. In addition, your work 3-4 years ago is likely to be very different from the projects you have been working on for the past year and a half. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Show your best work, and make sure that there is nothing that contradicts your normal UX design process. 3r33636.  3r33571.
3r33556.  3r33571. 3r? 3513. Strengthen trust based on client recommendations 3r33514. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33477.  3r33571. 3r33535. Designers often create close working relationships with project participants. Include one or two feedback sentences from a project member and this will be a great way to instill confidence in people who want to hire you in the future. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Make sure the testimonials you use are related to the type of UX customers you want to attract. 3r33636.  3r33571.
3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33434. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33546. Designer UX Tamara Olson relies on bold headlines to highlight key phrases from customer reviews that speak about her design skills and positive customer relationships. 3r3-3549. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33477.  3r33571. 3r33535. For your potential clients or HR hiring managers it will be very useful to get acquainted with your projects on your own, so feel free to insert links to live examples of your work. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. But do not rely only on links. Each project in your portfolio needs context and an explanation of your participation. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Warning: check your links from time to time to make sure your work is still relevant. Clients sometimes have a habit of making adjustments during the operation of the site, which may in turn discredit you as a specialist. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. It is easy to lose sight of, but it is important (especially for freelancers) for site visitors to be in touch. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. At the end of the project, you can add the phrase - like it, write to me. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Provide one or two reliable ways to contact you. 3r33636.  3r33571.
3r33556.  3r33571. 3r?500. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33546. Designer UX Alex Gilev instead of the button "Contact me", tempts visitors with the promise: "Work with me and your product will improve." 3r3-3549. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r? 3513. Remember, the 5 main components of the UX expert portfolio are 3r33514. 3r33556.  3r33571. If you haven't learned anything from this guide, remember these five basic truths:
 3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33521.  3r33571. 3r33535. The process is paramount, and the UX designer's portfolio must clearly define which way the designer goes from problem to solution. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. A UX designer portfolio is more than a demonstration of skills; it is an opportunity to create a pleasant user interface and demonstrate the mastery of the UX design process. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Simple project descriptions and visual effects are more effective than technical jargon and images for pictures. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Each project in the UX designer's portfolio should reflect the role played in the project and the result of the work. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33535. Designers must adapt their UX portfolios to a specific audience. 3r33636.  3r33571. 3r33538. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33535. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33546. Designer UX Fabio Muniz Shares a design artifact created in Google Docs. Remember that showing off product images is normal, but they have nothing to do with the designer process. 3r3-3549. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. Make no mistake - developing a UX portfolio site is a significant job that requires careful thought and execution, but when the process stays in the foreground, this is one of the best ways for designers to access career and customers that they have always dreamed of. 3r33556.  3r33571. 3r33556.  3r33571. Originally posted on the website 3r33558. www.toptal.com
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