AUTHORS: Thurlbeck, Ken - ©2007
In today’s competitive marketplace, the difference between landing a job and losing it is often a direct result of the quality and personal style expressed in a designer’s portfolio. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience in portfolio reviews and in hiring creative professionals, Creating The Breakthrough Portfolio delivers to designers all the tools and ideas needed to develop a compelling presentation of their work-and leave a potential employer with a lasting and powerful impression. Uniquely designed to address the entire creative audience, this innovative book guides students and professionals through the essential steps in creating a portfolio that reflects who they really are, an often-overlooked aspect that employers cite as essential information. Coverage includes a unique plan for defining your own “brand” or “image,” with practical suggestions for translating that personal vision into a cohesive “marketing program” that gets results.