Simple tips to improve your portfolio in minutes.
An extremely easy way to add additional credibility to your portfolio. Typically see this in either the homepage or “about me” page. New designers may have just a few to begin with, but this list will quickly grow over time.
? If you’re short on time (5-10 min): Write them out in a text list!
If the list is getting long, organize them by either featured clients/projects, industry, or project type (website, app, e-commerce, etc.).
Tip: Don’t forget to add your featured clients to your LinkedIn and resume too.
? If you have a bit more time: Swap out the text for client logos.
Match the height of the logos and place them on a grid. Try grayscaling or using knockout versions of the logo to avoid having a lot of color on your portfolio. (Not that anything is wrong with a ?)
Tip: Link your clients to your portfolio pieces if you have those ready. Creating great user interaction includes interconnecting relevant links together. (Ex: every time Apple is mentioned, an opportunity to link to your Apple case study)
Examples to check out: Tobias Van Schneider (including writing, speaking, and judging panels), Fantasy (divided up clients by project type), my website (grayscaled and color on hover).