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What are some big nopes in a design portfolio?

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🙌 PAY IT FORWARD 👇 Drop the best piece of advice or wisdom you've ever received, related to your Portfolio, and help another user!

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Has anyone shifted from design to copywriting? What did you do about your portfolio?

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I just updated my portfolio and am hoping the updates will help me in my job search. Would anyone be open to giving feedback? TIA 🚀✨

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What is some of the best, most helpful portfolio feedback you've received?

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My career’s been in a weird niche that, despite getting some bigger names, has still been low on exposure and glamor. I’d love any feedback on how to tell my story and fill in any gaps with my book.

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I’m a mid-senior creative. Just spent a whole week updating my book. Anyone willing to crit it? 🥺

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Hello fellow fish. Anyone willing to look at my book?

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I’d love your opinions. DM me and I’ll send a link.

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Anyone willing to check out my portfolio? I’m looking to find next AD job and have had some interviews at pretty big places but haven’t gotten a yes yet. I think I may be punching above my weight clas… more

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Attention Ad Students! Go apply to Mobilize, 22squared’s 48 hour ad competition! It’s a really fun opportunity where you get to compete against other teams on a brief, and also have your portfolio rev… more

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Any NYC-based CDs willing to crit my shit? I’m a senior with 6+ years’ experience trying to jump to the next tier of creative shops. Will DM my 📖. Thanks in advance!

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Hi fellow 🐠 I’m a designer with over 10 years or experience at an agency and can’t tell where I stand work wise. Maybe it’s my midlife crisis lol. MAybe I’m aging to quick for my own good in this ind… more

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Looking for some tips and inspo, because I have no idea what I’m doing. What’s the best way to showcase social work in a portfolio?

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Hello, I am looking for a constructive feedback on my book if you could spare some time. Would appreciate if you could tell what else I need to add to stand out, as I am planning to test myself in dif… more

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Hey, all you wonderful critics… looking for candid feedback to gauge whether my book feels right for mid-level or closer to senior. Will send link in DMs. 👀🙏

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Are there any recruiters in this bowl willing to take a look at my book/resume and let me know if they think I’d stand out in their pool of candidates for freelance art/design jobs?

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Calling Jr. Copywriters! Where you at? We are looking for a writer that wants to work remotely on some fun food brands. You will build your portfolio quickly and be able to work under incredible talen… more

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Hi, I’m hoping to get some feedback on my book. I’m looking to shift to a senior art director role and just finished reorganizing. Thanks!

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Hi amigos! I’m looking for a candid feedback on my portfolio. I’m not sure if I should be considered a Sr or Mid-Senior Art Director for some applications. I can DM my book for consideration, thank yo… more

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Hi all. Im a writer wondering if I have what it takes to make it in the US market. Would anyone be willing to take a look and let me know how I stack up?

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Hi everyone! I am a mid-level freelance graphic designer, 26y/o who has been working independently for the past 3 years. I’m interested in leveling up, either to a senior design role or art director… more

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Do you list shortlists in your book?

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It's been shamefully long since I've updated my portfolio. At my last job interview 4ish years ago they just asked to see my Behance profile, and before that I had a physical book. What consti… more

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Laid off last year from a senior copywriter role and not getting any bites. I’m in a tough market, but I’m also struggling hard with my book. Design is just not my forte and I don’t want that to overs… more

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Is this bowl still active? Would love some eyes on my book if anyone is willing to spare a few minutes time.

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Trying to refresh my portfolio and thinking about switching to a different platform, what are my fellow copywriters’ fave sites to use?? I’m currently using wix since it’s free, but it’s given me many… more

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I’ll venmo you $20 if you can find a typo in my portfolio. (Link in comments.)

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Hi all! I’m an aspiring copywriter and I’m at a crossroads where I don’t know if I should get on the struggle bus or even have the talent to break into advertising. Would anyone like to critique a s… more

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Just spent the past couple weeks giving my book a total overhaul, including new personal branding and a new look&feel. Plus, some real-world work for good measure. Would love to hear what some ot… more

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Shot in the dark, but are there any Brandcenter grads or current students willing to briefly answer some questions about the application? I'm considering the art direction track.

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Hi! Recently finished making some portfolio updates and I’d love to get feedback. Anyone willing to take a look?

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Hey bowlers, would like some honest, brutal feedback on my book if you have the chance. Just started my Jr CW job about 3 month ago, so most of it is spec. Have one produced spot from when I was an in… more

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