What are portfolios, and why do they matter?

What are portfolios, and why do they matter?


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June 26, 2023

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Anas ElGendy

UX/UI Trainer

Are you ready to start on your very first portfolio? This short video explains the importance of having a strong UX portfolio for career success.

Why are portfolios important?

Design portfolios and UX/UI portfolios are important for three main reasons.

  1. Getting an invitation for an interview
  2. Landing a side project
  3. Staying relevant in the industry

What do hiring managers look for in your portfolio?

Hiring managers usually look for portfolios in the application process, and they should contain background information and three to four exceptional case studies that demonstrate problem-solving skills. A strong portfolio increases the chances of standing out and getting hired in the job search.

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