I'm about to apply for some new jobs, and I have been a UI/UX Designer for a tech company for almost 2 years. So much of my portfolio stuff is from this company. I had only worked for a year as a marketing designer before that.

1) Should I try to divide my work based on projects or show everything as a whole? Is it going to be a red flag for them to only see projects from this company?

2) Also is there a way for me to talk about projects that are still in the works but I am a signific part of?

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don’t show your marketing stuff-and don’t worry about all projects being from one company only

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I divided everything

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Are you good at what you do? We're hiring.

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Yup! Messaged you :)

and yes 2) you can always include wireframes and low-fi work to visualize your strategy

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Question for everyone: should you ask your job first before adding work to your portfolio?

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I looked up how to get around this a while back and what I found is that you can blur out the logos or any identifying info on your work. That's what I've done and I haven't been sued, thank God.

There are two things - a profile/CV/resume and a portfolio. The project based organization of work may fit the portfolio. CV or resume should be role and responsibility, duration etc. with a short mention of tasks executed, outcomes created. For the portfolio, if you are under NDA and disclosure is tricky (and prod work is not public), you need to exercise discretion - e.g. if its a sensitive R&D type job or market sensitive, then avoid or anonymize brand, distinct color identites, so on. Dont forget to highlight process followed - research (anonymized), concept sketches, final mocks, testing (anonymized). and any project retrospective comments (in case of agile). Lastly, be prepared for a possible 'design challenge' request. If there is an interview stage/presentation, you could mention current projects but withholding client identity. If its internal should be ok.

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Don’t hesitate to show the work, and don’t apologize for being early in your career. You’re in a hot role, good hiring managers are looking for experience AND potential. We’re hiring in that role too.

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Same. Commenting for notifications.

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