Hone your design portfolio to perfection with these 10 tips

With the design industry now more than competitive that ever, it's vital that your design portfolio (opens in new tab) stands out from the crowd, highlights your best work and paints you in a positive light. The first port of call for anyone thinking of hiring or commissioning you, your portfolio speaks volumes about the kind of designer you are, so it's imperative to make the right impression. 

And we're here to help you do just that. So whether you're a seasoned creative director (opens in new tab) or junior designer just starting out, our handy infographic details the 10 golden rules that will set you in good stead when putting your portfolio together. You can read the full version of our killer portfolio tips (opens in new tab) right here.

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Words: Luke O'Neill
Illustration
: Simon Middleweek

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Kerrie Hughes is Editor at Creative Bloq. One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications. Kerrie's work for Creative Bloq involves managing the team and the site's content, developing and maintaining commercial partnerships, and finding innovative ways to bring Creative Bloq's audience the content they're looking for.