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How to Create a Portfolio and Get Hired: A Guide for Graphic Designers and Illustrators by Fig Taylor

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Choosing the Right Portfolio

The way you decide to showcase your work will largely be determined by practicality and personal taste. Its scale, nature, and application can all have a bearing on your choice, as may your budget and geographical location. For instance, sending an A3 print portfolio halfway across the world by courier is, for instance, costly and slow compared to emailing a client a PDF or a link to your website. Also, it goes without saying that your samples should be immaculate and artfully displayed, but functionality is equally important. Whether you opt for a print or digital approach, or even, as is becoming increasingly common, a combination of the two, your portfolio should be logical and straightforward to negotiate, ...

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