The Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design [NOOK Book]

Overview

This book is developed to provide students with everything they need to know to make the transition from design student to design professional. It provides step-by-step instruction for creating professional portfolios, both traditional and digital. Interviewing tips, sample resumes and cover letters, and action verb lists help students prepare for their job search. The second edition includes new sample portfolios, robust case studies, and updated information on digital portfolio trends and techniques. A ...
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The Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design

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Overview

This book is developed to provide students with everything they need to know to make the transition from design student to design professional. It provides step-by-step instruction for creating professional portfolios, both traditional and digital. Interviewing tips, sample resumes and cover letters, and action verb lists help students prepare for their job search. The second edition includes new sample portfolios, robust case studies, and updated information on digital portfolio trends and techniques. A companion website will feature additional examples and links to design resources.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118174302
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/3/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 27 MB
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Meet the Author

Debbie Rose Myers, MFA, EdS, is an instructor of graphic design, advertising, and multimedia at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida.

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Table of Contents

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 and Layout.

Chapter 9: Maneuvering Around Your Site: Navigation.

Chapter 10: The Web Based Portfolio: Web Page Design.

Chapter 11: The Web Based Portfolio: Technical Elements.

Chapter 12: Multimedia and Your Interface.

Chapter 13: Designer Checklists.

Chapter 14: Taking Interviews and Presenting Your Portfolio.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Appendix: Internet Resources.

Index.

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