UX Portfolio Mistakes (and how to avoid them)

We’ve partnered with ADPList to help you make big upgrades to your case studies and to feel confident about your portfolio.
November 28, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM EST
November 28, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM EST

It's finally time to create a UX portfolio that you're proud of

Creating a UX Portfolio can be overwhelming, especially if you’re a new designer trying to break into a career in UX.

We’ve partnered with ADPList to give you simple, clear, and actionable tips to make instant improvements to your portfolio and case study. We’ll discuss some of the most common portfolio mistakes, and quick steps to fix them.

Most importantly, we’ll focus on changes that will actually move the needle in your job hunt. In just 1.5 hours, you’ll make big upgrades to your case studies, and leave feeling clear and confident about your portfolio.

A simple structure to create a great portfolio project
Some of the common mistakes in UX portfolios (and how to avoid them)
What hiring managers are looking for, and how to create it
How to present your work like a pro

We'll Create

An improved version of your existing portfolio and case study
A step-by-step template for all of your future case studies

Who is this for?

UX Beginners
Any UX designer who wants to create a stand-out portfolio, but needs some guidance. This workshop is meant to help designers of all experience levels, but will be especially helpful for newbies, bootcamp students/grads, and aspiring junior designers!

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Step-by-Step Workshop Agenda

Complete an awesome project with hands-on guidance from an expert instructor

Intro & Portfolio Vent Session
We’ll kick things off with a quick intro, and share (vent) about the challenges of creating a UX portfolio.
Common Mistakes (and how to improve them)
2. We’ll cover some of the most common mistakes, questions, and challenges for new UX designers. We’ll provide examples and clear steps to: set up your case studies to instantly engage hiring managers and readers, avoid “blending in” with other junior designers and bootcamp grads, strike the right balance of “skimmable” and completeness…and more.
UX Portfolio Next Steps & Questions
Finally, we’ll wrap up by giving you some specific next steps to level up your portfolio, and resources and templates to get you there faster.
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Taught by an Expert Instructor

Joe Formica

Founder, Bitesize UX

Joe has taught UX Design at General Assembly in New York for seven years as a Distinguished Faculty Member, and has created and taught Entrepreneurship courses at Fordham University Business School. Through these roles, he has worked with thousands of designers-in-training to help them take the next steps in their career.

Reviews and Compliments

Here's what other designers had to say about this workshop

"Finally feel un-stuck with my portfolio!"
4.8/5
"This was exactly what I needed...I was overthinking everything with my portfolio. Simple and actionable - got me excited to work on it!"
Anna
Designer-in-Training
"Like a 'fill-in-the-blank" for your portfolio"
4.8/5
"Straightforward. Such a refreshing change from all the articles and conflicting information on UX portfolios."
Nick
UX Beginner
"I felt extremely relieved after this"
4.8/5
"...no more 'analysis paralysis' when it comes to my portfolio...I'm actually excited to work on my case studies after this."
Alexa
Bootcamp Grad
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November 28, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM EST
November 28, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM EST
November 28, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM EST
November 28, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM EST

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