About the UX design email course

We performed research across many industries, working with mentors and practitioners in the field, to come up with this 5-day course on how to build a UX design portfolio that stands out to employers.

1 - You’ll learn why UX portfolios are important

Discover the key benefits to having a UX design portfolio, how to figure out who the audience is for your portfolio, and the optimal ways to present your portfolio.

2 - You’ll learn how to define the audience for your portfolio

As UX designers, we want to learn more about our users to help create products that are intuitive, delightful, and help users achieve their goals. In this lesson, you'll learn how to create your portfolio for a hiring manager.

3 - You’ll learn how to tell your story in a meaningful way for employers

Hiring managers receive dozens of UX design portfolios for open roles. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to present your portfolio in a way that sets you apart from others that might be applying for the same role.

3 - You’ll learn the must-include elements in your UX portfolio

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to pick case studies and everything you need to include with each case study.

4 - You’ll learn how to get inspired to create the best portfolio yet

There’s so many examples of portfolios out there, it’s hard not to get overwhelmed. In this lesson, we’ll share tips on how to get inspired and what commons portfolio mistakes to avoid.

5 - You’ll learn how to launch your portfolio

The last step is putting it all together. In this last lesson, you learn how to navigate NDAs, how to launch your portfolio, and what you can include if you don’t have a lot of UX design experience.

Further reading

Having a portfolio is only part of the equation when it comes to getting hired in UX design. Read more on how to create a first-rate UX resume, or check our UX Design Course if you’re ready to gain UX design experience.

We have written this course to help you create a UX design portfolio that will stand out to employers. Each email is as concise as we could make it, and will take about 5 minutes to read.

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Here's what you'll get in this email course dedicated to helping you develop a UX portfolio that stands out to employers.

The emails you'll receive will help you:
  • Learn why having a portfolio is key in your job search
  • Position your portfolio in an attractive way for employers
  • Identify the top projects to include in your portfolio
  • Position your projects in ways that showcase your skills
  • Identify what not to do when putting together your portfolio