ID Portfolio Academy
Get the design job you always wanted, by building a world-class portfolio
boostfolio ID Portfolio Academy is an online course that helps you building a strong Industrial Design portfolio, step by step - from zero to 100%. And not only that, you will also find career tips and downloadable templates.
What you will learn
1. How hiring managers think & work
Why do you need a portfolio? What's the recruiter's checklist?
How to pass the 25 seconds test ... and more!
2. How to build a portfolio layout & export an optimized pdf
What's a good portfolio structure? What's important for layout? How to set up a portfolio project in Adobe InDesign? What are the right pdf export settings? ... and more!
3. How to communicate your skills & education
How to structure a CV? What about soft & hard skills?
How to communicate your work experience? languages? ... and more!
4. How to achieve design quality
What makes a great sketch page, rendering or prototype? How can you achieve aesthetic quality?
Why image quality is important ... and more!
5. How to structure a project
What's the best structure for a design project? How does storytelling work?
What makes a project stand out? ... and more!
6. The 4-week portfolio recipe
The portfolio recipe is a detailed 4-week step-by-step plan to create an ID portfolio - from zero to 100%.
7. Portfolio Reviews
Detailed reviews of an internship, junior and a senior ID portfolio.
How does the design application process work? How to master the interview?
How to find orientation? ... and more!
Growing library of downloadable content: InDesign Portfolio template, graphic elements, checklists
... and more!
Simon is a german designer, founder of boostfolio and industrial design team lead at HYVE. He received 10 years of professional experience in two leading innovation & design consultancies and worked on projects with start-ups as well as international enterprises. He designed for clients such as Hilti, Vileda, Linde, Henkel and many others. Simon has won several design awards including Red Dot and iF design award.