New ADs, have you added your first professional piece to your book? If you have, how long after you started did you have work to add?

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Nope. Work in pharma and all my work is shit.

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MOOD here’s a 50 page layout about diabetes

Junior creative here, took a good seven months to put live work in my book

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I’m a Jr. Copywriter and I’ve kept some of my favorite work that I’ve done so I can speak about it and potentially share if a recruiter asks. I placed the different campaigns in a locked page on my website so I can present it as I like rather than having it in a presentation or just sending images of the work

It took me about 7 months. I also have a page in my book for all the “bullshit” work from one account that speaks to how it spreads a larger message and I’m a team player or whatever. Just to prove I haven’t been twiddling my thumbs.

Yeah about 6-7 months here. I got fairly lucky with the opportunities I was given though.

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Hi all! So I was just wondering what is the correct way to presenthe portfolio?

I have done a couple portfolio courses and they both contradict each other. In the placement it was totally different of how we present ideas. I have some work that was pitch winning but feedback was that there’s too much text in descriptions. (I included brief, strategy, insight / problem, idea, how it works)

Apparently it needs to have barely any text but how I can explain more complex ideas? Any suggestions?

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