skip to content
How to create a portfolio & get hired : a guide for graphic designers and illustrators Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

How to create a portfolio & get hired : a guide for graphic designers and illustrators

Author: Fig Taylor; Zoe Antoniou; Tessa Clark
Publisher: London, England : Laurence King Publishing, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This book shows those embarking on an illustration or graphic design career how best to put together an effective, professional portfolio. It discusses what to include and how to organize and display the work, and also advises on presentation techniques and self-promotion. Both print and digital portfolios are covered. Deciding who to approach for work is of key importance whether you are looking for a full-time  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Taylor, Fig, author.
How to create a portfolio & get hired.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fig Taylor; Zoe Antoniou; Tessa Clark
ISBN: 9781780676432 1780676433 1780672926 9781780672922 9781780676449 1780676441
OCLC Number: 896852432
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages) : color illustrations, photographs.
Contents: Introduction; 1. What is a Portfolio?; The Student Portfolio; The Professional Portfolio; The Graphic Design Portfolio; The Illustration Portfolio; The Cross-disciplinary Portfolio; Summary; 2. Making Sense of the Marketplace; Design Groups; Branding; Design for digital media; Multidisciplinary design; Design internships; Illustration commissions; Advertising Agencies; Routes into advertising design; Routes into advertising illustration; Opportunities for cross-disciplinary practitioners; The Editorial Sector; Openings for designers; Illustration commissions; Book Publishing. Starting as a book designerChildren's books; Educational publishing; Adult fiction; Adult non-fiction; Comics and Graphic Novels; The independent route; The commercial route; Television and Film; Opportunities for designers; Opportunities for illustrators; Computer Games Development; Illustration skills; GreetingsCards; In-house design positions; Illustrating greetings cards; Finding the right publisher; Creating a portfolio; Setting up as a publisher; Summary; 3. Research and Cold-calling; Why Research Is Important; Targeting Your Research; Jobs in the design world. Illustration commissionersResearch Resources; Professional journals; Annuals and sourcebooks; Yearbooks, mailing lists and industry directories; Libraries; Industry-related websites, portals and blogs; Cold-calling; Speculative Applications; Student Exhibitions and Competitions; Summary; 4. Creating a Good Portfolio; Basic Approaches; Learn to be Objective; The Contents; Are all the pieces up to my highest standards?; Is self-indulgent work taking up prime portfolio space?; What new samples should I add to my portfolio?; Should new samples be put in context? How many samples should I include?How do I show published work?; Should I include my sketchbooks?; How Many Portfolios?; Summary; 5. Choosing the Right Portfolio; The Digital Portfolio; What can go wrong?; How to get it right; Remote presentations; Presenting your portfolio on a tablet; Preparing your work for digital presentation; The Print Portfolio; Size matters; What kind of portfolio?; Leaves and laminates; How to display your work; Photographs of samples; Summary; 6. Making Yourself Kown in the Marketplace; Networking Pays Off; Pitching for a Presentation; Promotional Material. Digital MediaCase study: Sophie Blackall; Case study: Linzie Hunter; Presentation Pointers; Be prepared; Presenting Your Portfolio; Post-presentation Reminders; Websites; Case study: Bowie Style; Sourcebook advertising; Follow-up visits; Summary; Resources; Professional Bodies and Membership Organizations; Information and Advice; Portfolio Manufacturers and Suppliers; Useful Design Websites; Useful Illustration Websites; Useful Publications; Annuals and Competitions; Subject-specific Links; Index; Picture Credits.
Responsibility: Fig Taylor ; Zoe Antoniou, senior editor ; Tessa Clark, copy editor.

Abstract:

Shows those embarking on an illustration or graphic design career how best to put together an effective, professional portfolio. This book discusses what to include and how to organize and display  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(4)

User lists with this item (1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/896852432> # How to create a portfolio & get hired : a guide for graphic designers and illustrators
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "896852432" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Topic/art_portfolios> ; # Art portfolios
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Topic/graphic_arts_vocational_guidance> ; # Graphic arts--Vocational guidance
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/N8350> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/741.6023/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Topic/employment_portfolios> ; # Employment portfolios
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Topic/art_techniques_drawing> ; # ART / Techniques / Drawing
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Person/taylor_fig> ; # Fig Taylor
    schema:bookEdition "Second edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2012" ;
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "This book shows those embarking on an illustration or graphic design career how best to put together an effective, professional portfolio. It discusses what to include and how to organize and display the work, and also advises on presentation techniques and self-promotion. Both print and digital portfolios are covered. Deciding who to approach for work is of key importance whether you are looking for a full-time position or freelance work, and the book maps out the creative marketplace, examining the main areas of work and describing the types of position available in each, and how the commiss."@en ;
    schema:description "Introduction; 1. What is a Portfolio?; The Student Portfolio; The Professional Portfolio; The Graphic Design Portfolio; The Illustration Portfolio; The Cross-disciplinary Portfolio; Summary; 2. Making Sense of the Marketplace; Design Groups; Branding; Design for digital media; Multidisciplinary design; Design internships; Illustration commissions; Advertising Agencies; Routes into advertising design; Routes into advertising illustration; Opportunities for cross-disciplinary practitioners; The Editorial Sector; Openings for designers; Illustration commissions; Book Publishing."@en ;
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Person/antoniou_zoe> ; # Zoe Antoniou
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Person/clark_tessa> ; # Tessa Clark
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/476781686> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#CreativeWork/how_to_create_a_portfolio_&_get_hired> ;
    schema:name "How to create a portfolio & get hired : a guide for graphic designers and illustrators"@en ;
    schema:productID "896852432" ;
    schema:url <http://proquest.tech.safaribooksonline.de/9781780676449> ;
    schema:url <http://alltitles.ebrary.com/Doc?id=10962754> ;
    schema:url <http://proquest.safaribooksonline.com/?fpi=9781780676449> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=926180> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1876164> ;
    schema:url <https://ezproxy.saskpolytech.ca:443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=e000xna&AN=926180> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781780676432> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781780676449> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781780672922> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/896852432> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://alltitles.ebrary.com/Doc?id=10962754>
    rdfs:comment "An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Person/antoniou_zoe> # Zoe Antoniou
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Antoniou" ;
    schema:givenName "Zoe" ;
    schema:name "Zoe Antoniou" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Person/clark_tessa> # Tessa Clark
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Clark" ;
    schema:givenName "Tessa" ;
    schema:name "Tessa Clark" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Person/taylor_fig> # Fig Taylor
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Taylor" ;
    schema:givenName "Fig" ;
    schema:name "Fig Taylor" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Topic/art_techniques_drawing> # ART / Techniques / Drawing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "ART / Techniques / Drawing"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Topic/employment_portfolios> # Employment portfolios
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Employment portfolios"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#Topic/graphic_arts_vocational_guidance> # Graphic arts--Vocational guidance
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Graphic arts--Vocational guidance"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476781686#CreativeWork/how_to_create_a_portfolio_&_get_hired>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "How to create a portfolio & get hired." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/896852432> ; # How to create a portfolio & get hired : a guide for graphic designers and illustrators
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781780672922>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1780672926" ;
    schema:isbn "9781780672922" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781780676432>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1780676433" ;
    schema:isbn "9781780676432" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781780676449>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1780676441" ;
    schema:isbn "9781780676449" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/896852432>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/896852432> ; # How to create a portfolio & get hired : a guide for graphic designers and illustrators
    schema:dateModified "2016-09-10" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .

<https://ezproxy.saskpolytech.ca:443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=e000xna&AN=926180>
    rdfs:comment "Connect to online version from eBook Academic Subscription Collection - North America. Restricted to SIAST staff and students." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.