Why a Portfolio Matters + How to Make a Great One

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Event

Why a Portfolio Matters + How to Make a Great One

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Event

About this event

Creatives are leading the way in the new economy. In the next 5- 10 years 55% of the workforce will be independent contractors, solopreneurs and/or working for themselves in some capacity. You are the future, and your portfolio is your calling card. Online and offline show your best self through your work and your ideas.

Hear from a panel of expert designers across functions and company types for a discussion on how to build and develop your best portfolio. We will cover the reasons for creating a portfolio, what employers and hiring managers are looking for, and most importantly, how to think through and execute the creation of a great portfolio - online and offline.

Takeaways

  • Why having a portfolio is important.
  • Who your portfolio is really for.
  • 10 qualities of great portfolios.
  • Why your background makes you a unique designer.
  • Optimizing your portfolio for one company makes it compelling to all.

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