Digital Portfolio Design for Creatives

A course by Mark Brooks
Graphic Designer and Art Director. New York, United States.
Joined February 2021
, Graphic Designer and Art Director

Promote yourself and attract new opportunities using digital tools that present your work in its best light

  • 92% Positive reviews (12)
  • 310 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian
Digital Portfolio Design for Creatives

Promote yourself and attract new opportunities using digital tools that present your work in its best light


  • 92% Positive reviews (12)
  • 310 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: English
  • Level: Beginner
  • 10 Lessons (1h 7m)
  • Available from the app
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course


Attention to detail is what differentiates good design from great design, and it’s something graphic designer and art director Mark Brooks specializes in. His clean, thoughtful, and simple style of design has attracted clients like Adobe, Lufthansa, Martini, The New York Yankees, and Audi.

In this course, he shares his expertise to help you build a portfolio that showcases your work in an efficient, attractive, and comprehensible way. Learn how to share your creative journey and promote your projects to attract new professional opportunities.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Foundations to Building a Solid Portfolio
  • U3
    U3. Assembling the Bulk of Your Portfolio
  • U4
    U4. Let’s Go
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Get to know Mark, your teacher for this course. He introduces himself and shares the influences which have shaped his approach to his work, from his experience at design school to his first big client as a solo designer.

Look at the purpose of a portfolio before researching examples of the different types you can design along with their creatives structures. Start building your portfolio by exploring the foundations of success, environment, fears, and aspirations. Then, work on developing your brand. Mark teaches you about important branding concepts to help you define your professional identity.

Discover the principles to keep in mind when organizing your portfolio. Learn how to highlight your best work and showcase the kind of projects you want to be hired for. Then, explore the parameters to keep in mind when deciding what to include in your portfolio and experiment with presenting your work for a professional-looking end result.

Publish your portfolio and learn how to use platforms like social media to increase its exposure. Look at the importance of updating your portfolio regularly before reflecting on the work you’ve done in the course and your plans for the future.

What is this course's project?

Design a website to showcase your portfolio of work and attract new professional opportunities.

Who is it for?

This course is for creatives, professionals, students, or anyone with a portfolio looking to showcase it professionally online.

What you need

Basic knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, and some understanding of website design is required. You also need a body of work to include in your portfolio and a computer with Photoshop and Illustrator installed.


Reviews

310 Students
12 Reviews
92% Positive ratings

Mark Brooks

A course by Mark Brooks

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Graphic Designer and Art Director

Mark Brooks is a New York-based graphic designer and art director who specializes in branding, editorial design, typography, and illustration. Mark was born in Barcelona and studied at public design school before moving to New York in 2007 to hone his craft. There, he is currently the brand director for Behance and the Creative Director for 99U.

He has worked for clients including Adobe, Lufthansa, Martini, The New York Yankees, Audi, Estrella Damm, Xtreme Barcelona, Club Razzmatazz, and Margo Cardona and has delivered guest lectures and workshops at the likes of the European Institute of Design and the University of Barcelona.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Foundations to Building a Solid Portfolio

    • The Planning Stage
    • Develop Your Brand
  • U3

    Assembling the Bulk of Your Portfolio

    • Basic Principles
    • Project Curation
    • Project Presentation
    • Portfolio Cadence
  • U4

    Let’s Go

    • Let’s Go Live
    • Reflections
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Digital Portfolio Design for Creatives

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    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate as you about creativity.

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Digital Portfolio Design for Creatives. A Design course by Mark Brooks

Digital Portfolio Design for Creatives

A course by Mark Brooks
Graphic Designer and Art Director. New York, United States.
Joined February 2021
  • 92% Positive reviews (12)
  • 310 students