15 Nov 2010 - 4:38pm
5 years ago
4 replies

The NDA Barrier

I have really had this day with a recruiter, going back and forth regarding work samples.  I am relatively new to the UX field and I do not have the 5+ years of experience that so many job postings are requiring!

I only have a few deliverables that are not protected by a "non-disclosure agreement" or "not to be shown without specific written consent of <"blank">.  I understand I won't make any headway with this recruiter, though I am perplexed at her attempt to even try to understand my deliervable's, since it has been clear they are very foreign to her!

22 Oct 2010 - 1:13am
4 years ago
2 replies

IxD / UID / UxD market in Singapore

Recently, I came across this course at NTU, Singapore: 'Master of Arts In Interactive Design' (which borrows faculty from Domus for the workshop phase of the course). But I have no idea of the market for IxD in Singapore and am wondering whether I should take this up.

18 Sep 2010 - 2:31pm
6 years ago
2 replies

Building a Portfolio


I'm relatively new to the field of IxD/IA/UCD and was wondering what constitutes a good portfolio. Are there any examples anyone would be willing to share? 

Also, as I'm looking to build my mine and get more inxperience in the field of IxD, any information as to where I can find part-time work (as I'm currently working full-time) in the NYC area would be greatly appreciated.  I've hit up some of the usual hot spots such as eLance and Craigslist, but have not had any luck so far.

Thanks, and I look forward to your replies.


13 Jul 2010 - 12:39pm
6 years ago
7 replies

UX mentor and/or design projects wanted to help build experience!

I've been in the UX field for 3+ years now but I keep hitting a series of bumps (starting with a layoff in 2009) that have prevented me from expanding my professional design portfolio. The majority of my professional work has revolved around usability evaluation and user research, although I have done some design work professionally, on the side, and in grad school. For the past year, my professional work has focused on usability testing and user research.

30 Apr 2010 - 1:32pm
5 years ago
14 replies

Online UX Portfolio - Conflict of Interest?

Hi fellow designers,

There have been some interesting discussions about UX resumes recently, and along similar lines, I had some questions about online UX portfolios.

29 Jan 2010 - 12:32pm
6 years ago
6 replies
Jeff Kraemer

Showcase/Portfolio examples

Hi all,

I just came across 37Signals' Sortfolio (http://sortfolio.com/),
which allows users to filter through portfolios.

It reminded me a little of Google's Fast Flip
(http://fastflip.googlelabs.com/), although that interface offers
minimal filtering and meets different user needs.

I'm interested in finding similar interfaces that showcase pages and
allow extensive filtering. Can you think of any more examples? (It'd
be nice if they were as well-executed as Sortfolio, naturally.)


30 May 2009 - 6:01am
6 years ago
6 replies

i need to design a portfolio page fast.

Hi, I need to design a portfolio page very fast.the page should show
that we work close to apple standards as well as the portfolio
products need to be highlighted. http://www.cadile.com/portfolio.html
heres the link...Looking forward for your suggestions.

24 Mar 2009 - 7:08pm
7 years ago
6 replies
Jonathan Warner

IxD Portfolio review resources

Can anyone suggest a resource for professional portfolio reviews? As
so many of us have migrated from other fields, creating a
straightforward portfolio is more difficult. The budding IxDA
mentorship initiative may eventually provide an opportunity here, but
I'm looking for something available now.

Moreover, I haven't found much in the way of IxD-specific portfolio
tips. (Thanks SCAD and this site for a couple good tidbits). Thanks
for any help anyone can offer.

- Jonathan

24 Feb 2009 - 9:36pm
7 years ago
1 reply
oliver green

Portfolios for "User Researchers"

Hi All,

I am looking for sample portfolios of "User Researchers" not purely
design focused.
Any pointers?


12 Jan 2009 - 4:18pm
7 years ago
18 replies

IxD Portfolios @ Interviews: What Do You Do?

I'm curious as to how other interaction designers display and speak to their
work on job interviews, and what techniques, devices, layouts, methods, etc.
resonate with those hiring them.

I usually bring printed samples of my work and paperclip them together into
different projects. That allows me to take all the flow diagrams,
wireframes, etc. and spread them out on a table and talk about them page by

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