The Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design

Author(s): Debbie Rose Myers

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How to create winning portfolios This valuable guide outlines a step-by-step strategy for creating print-based and digital portfolios. Along with successful sample resumes and cover letters, as well as a companion Web site featuring examples of completed portfolios, it demonstrates how to highlight a designer's unique creativity, including tips on redesigning and organizing past pieces and portfolios to impress potential employers. Debbie Rose Myers, MFA, EdS (Fort Lauderdale, FL), is a graphic design and multimedia instructor at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.


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DEBBIE ROSE MYERS, MFA, EDS, is a graphic design and multimedia instructor at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida. She teaches the portfolio design course and specializes in the development of curricula for graphic design and multimedia programs.

Acknowledgments.Chapter 1: The Portfolio Process-Start to Finish.Chapter 2: Planning Your Portfolio.Chapter 3: The Traditional Portfolio: The Resume, Cover Letter, and Business Card.Chapter 4: The Traditional Portfolio: Design and Art Projects.Chapter 5: The Digital Portfolio: CD-ROMs and Web Sites.Chapter 6: The Digital Portfolio: Technical Elements.Chapter 7: The Design Phase.Chapter 8: Working with Type.Chapter 9: Maneuvering around Your Site: Navigation.Chapter 10: Advanced Design Techniques.Chapter 11: Designer Checklists.Chapter 12: Taking Interviews and Presenting Your Portfolio.Bibliography.Appendix: Internet Resources.Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780471569251
  • : wiley
  • : wiley
  • : March 2005
  • : 278mm X 217mm X 13mm
  • : United States
  • : books

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  • : Debbie Rose Myers
  • : Paperback
  • : 405
  • : 741.60688
  • : 176
  • : Illustrations