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|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|
|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.|