5 Tips for Creating a UX Design Portfolio

Given the COVID-19 situation, many excellent designers, researchers and other professionals are having a difficult time. With a wish to help students and aspiring UX-ers, I have been offering 1:1 coffee chat on UX Coffee Hours as a volunteer.

Over the last few weeks, UX Coffee Hours has grown from a total of 7 mentors to 100+ mentors across 37 companies. Many mentors including me got completely booked out until mid July. While working on future plannings to open up more time, I thought it might be helpful to turn some common questions into videos. So here is my first attempts to creating a YouTube channel.

Take a look at my latest recording here.

5 Tips for Creating a UX Design Portfolio

This video covered 5 tips for creating a UX design web portfolio.

  1. Quality, over quantity
  2. What’s your role?
  3. S.T.A.R., a storytelling framework
  4. Showcase key UX skills
  5. About you

Please subscribe, like or share it if you find it helpful. Also, any other UX topics you are interested to hear about, feel free to leave me a comment.

Last, if you are looking for help on portfolio review, design exercise, or general career advice, please feel free to book a slot with me or other mentors on UX Coffee Hours.

About UX Coffee Hours

UX Coffee Hours is a volunteer driven platform where aspiring UX-ers can connect and schedule free 1 hour virtual coffee conversations with experienced UX professionals. The goal of this initiative is to foster the UX community by building a supportive platform to seek and receive advice. This platform is aimed to be especially useful for students and aspiring UX-ers in their path towards UX related careers.

Thank you Tejas Peesapati, and many other amazing people for making this happen!

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