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The Self-Taught Designer Podcast Ep. 2: Building a Portfolio from Scratch

podcast Oct 09, 2023
self-taught designer, portfolio, personal projects, conceptual work, design journey, passion, stand out, unforgettable impression, showcase skills


Build A Portfolio That Stands Out


In this episode of "The Self-Taught Designer", we unpack the art of building a dynamic portfolio from the ground up, tailored especially for the self-taught designer. 

Venture beyond client work as we delve into the transformative power of personal projects and the brilliance of conceptual work. 

Discover how to narrate your unique design journey, display your passion, and stand out in a crowd. Whether you're crafting your first portfolio or looking to enhance your existing one, this episode is your guide to making an unforgettable impression. 

Dive in, and let's unbox the secrets to showcasing your skills! What to be our guest? Send in your application and let the world hear your story. Visit www.savvychicdesign.com/podcast-guest-application







Building a portfolio from scratch takes time and effort, but it is worth it. A strong portfolio is the key to landing your dream design job. So get out there and start creating!

If you're a self-taught designer, you know that the journey can be challenging but incredibly rewarding. You're paving your own path and learning on the job, which means you have a unique perspective and set of skills.

I'm going to share some insider tips on how to use personal projects, conceptual work, storytelling, and feedback to create a portfolio that will showcase your skills and creativity in the best possible light. Isn’t it exciting?

Here's a sneak peek at what you'll learn:

  • Why personal projects are a must-have for self-taught designers
  • How to use conceptual work to demonstrate your creativity and problem-solving skills
  • How to tell your story as a designer through your portfolio
  • How to get feedback and iterate on your portfolio to ensure it's the best it can be
  • So what are you waiting for? Hit that subscribe button and tune in to this episode of the Self-Taught Designer Podcast. Your dream design job is just a portfolio away!

P.S. Don't forget to share this episode with your fellow self-taught designers. The more people who know about these tips, the better!

Let us know what topics you'd like us to cover on the show and subscribe to the Self-Taught Designer Podcast today so you can never miss an episode aAPPLE PODCAST and SPOTIFY

See you in the next episode!

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Send in your application and let the world hear your story. Visit www.savvychicdesign.com/podcast-guest-application

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