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5 Tips For Putting Together an Outstanding Creative Portfolio

5 Tips For Putting Together an Outstanding Creative Portfolio | Design | Scoop.it
The portfolio of the creative professional is one of the most important tools for getting you hired.

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Mark Strozier's curator insight, October 9, 2013 2:43 PM

This is a great, short article outlining how best to put together your portfolio.


I need this info, Desperately!


I'm redeveloping my company's site and the hardest part isn't what to say or show... The really hard part is what NOT to show and what NOT to say.  I've done a couple of thousand design projects and 10s of thousands of photos, dozens of videos, etc. etc.


The hardest part is distilling it down to what's truly good vs what I *think* is good.

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Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling--Visualized

Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling--Visualized | Design | Scoop.it
See the rules that make up the Pixar playbook as image macros.

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Nat Sones's curator insight, October 16, 2013 9:22 AM

Everything we do and say is story. All standard story structures ask the question 'who am I?' and try to make the answer interesting - or we stop caring. The rules here contain some great visuals and a lot of thought-provoking ideas. Go be provoked. 

Darren R. W. Chick's curator insight, October 18, 2013 10:16 AM

Through 22 Pixar moments, I'm reminded of Steven Covey's 7 Habits ... do you see the similarities?

flea palmer's curator insight, October 29, 2013 10:43 AM

Excellent advice for composing an engaging story from Pixar

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How to be a Better Designer

How to be a Better Designer | Design | Scoop.it
The job of a designer isn’t an easy one. You must assess unfamiliar situations, achieve insight, and use what you’ve learned to synthesize design solutions. Additionally, you must lead clients through a process that might seem foreign to them.

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Mark Strozier's curator insight, October 9, 2013 3:32 PM

This guy nails it!

"...designers aren’t supposed to be the star of the show. They are backstage workers whose presence should go unknown in the work they produce. Your politics, voice, and creative tendencies all have to take a backseat to your client’s needs." 

Shahana Zubair's curator insight, November 24, 2013 11:33 PM

Every day we designers meet new clients which brings along new challenges , I think a designer should be so flexible in his/ or her way of designing what we should keep in mind is the clients satisfaction if the clients is satisfied  We are satisfied too we can't impose our own ideas on people we are facilitators and we facilitate people for their needs. 

Tyler Richendollar's curator insight, February 8, 2014 8:22 PM

A good overview of some basic practices for a designer-- it's easy to forget core principals.