How to impress with a digital portfolio
Master the tools of making a standout portfolio with Editor X
Your online presence goes a long way when it comes to selling your talents to potential employers and clients, so having a portfolio that shows off your creative work the best way possible is vital. There's a number of tools out there, and New Blood brief partner Editor X is one of them. It can help you build a professional-looking website, that works for every screen, customised to your personal brand without having to master code. We've worked with them to provide you with this guide to getting started on the platform, so you can get well on your way to building your online presence and landing that dream job.
In the above video, Editor X experts Lisa Ito, Manager and Yotam Kellner, Design Lead at Wix Playground Academy teach you how to develop your brand, showcase your best work, and help viewers easily navigate your website. They explain using the three pillars of Editor X — Personality, Work and Navigation.
Next, delve into technical tutorials below and master the skills you need to build your professional portfolio with Editor X.
Create a menu with Editor X
Learn how to easily create eye-catching menus using grids and buttons to point users right to where you need them to go.
Create a gallery of your work
Learn how to create custom galleries to showcase your visual work with this handy how-to guide.
Impress with special digital effects. Learn how to apply the ‘sticky effect’, or have cards floating on top of each other, without using any code.
Check out the portfolios mentioned here: Emely Wensky, Julia Trindade, Caitlin (Cait) Penaluna, Derek McKechnie, Michael Pasion.
Got yourself a digital portfolio? The next step is to enter it into the New Blood: The Portfolios with Editor X and we'll promote all winners to industry employers looking for outstanding talent like you. Enter now. Deadline 14 June.