Re: Portfolios

Subject: Re: Portfolios
From: Amanda_Abelove -at- toyota -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 14:58:32 -0700

I'm with John on that one. I _hate_ the idea of leaving copies of
anything behind.

I saw some gorgeous portfolio solutions from the art students applying to
feature animation positions. Some of them were quite inventive.

bounce-techwr-l-201086 -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com wrote on 04/26/2005 02:50:53 PM:

>
> > I am working on updating my portfolio and I'm curious what formats
> > others use to present their work.
> >
> > In the past I've carried paper copies in a bound portfolio to
> > interviews. Now it seems like the print doesn't do my work justice
> > as so much of it is HTML/web based. Would it be
> > appropriate/advisable to burn samples to a CD and leave it with
> > an interviewer if nothing is
>
> Dan...they probably won't look at anything you don't put under their
> nose and even if they do, do you want them looking at it with you
> "selling" it? That's why print has been the prefered medium. What I
> now do for my electronic part of the portfolio is walk into the
> meeting with my laptop already running (maybe in hibernate until the
> begining of the interview) and Desktop shortcuts to all the
> deliverable I think I'll be showing during the meeting. During the
> interview, I use my laptop just like a printed portfolio.
>
>
> John Posada
> Senior Technical Writer
>
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