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The importance of a killer portfolio

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14:30 PM | 30 March 2011
by Adam Oldfield
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So you study digital design at university and really want to break into the industry, the real clincher? Your portfolio! Although your CV is important, should be well laid out and demonstrate a creative flair, it is the portfolio that is the real decider.

by Rosie from Propel

So you study digital design at university and really want to break into the industry, the real clincher? Your portfolio! Although your CV is important, should be well laid out and demonstrate a creative flair, it is the portfolio that is the real decider. Creating a successful portfolio is not as difficult as it sounds. The first rule, KEEP IT SIMPLE! With so many applications, employers don’t really want to be looking at overcomplicated and crowded pages. Of course you want to be explaining all of the things that you have learnt and had experience with, but try to avoid loads of text when a simple few words will suffice. The more text heavy, the more people think ‘I don’t have time for this’ and skip to the next person.

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