Web Portfolio Design

Web Design
Course Aim
To guide students through the process of creating an online portfolio for future employers and clients.
Of Interest To
Those interested in pursuing a career in graphic or Web design.
Method of Delivery
Online Learning supported by qualified College Facilitators or Online Instructors.

Course Introduction

This course provides students with the opportunity to build an online portfolio for future employers and clients. Students learn how to identify their strengths and weaknesses as a designer, selecting works that best showcase their talents. Through feedback and critique, students will be guided through the process of creating and publishing their own online portfolio.

Course Prerequisites

Photoshop Basics, Dreamweaver 1, and HTML and CSS Essentials courses or equivalent experience.

Course Notes

A Student Guide is provided for this course. Evaluation is based solely on an assessment of the student’s completed portfolio. Students must successfully complete all the components of the online course material.

Course Breakdown

  • Lesson 1:

Planning Your Portfolio; Portfolio Inspiration; Creating Your Plan; Planning the Portfolio Design; Considering the Content; Web Design Guidelines; Developing Your Portfolio Plan

  • Lesson 2:

Creating Your Portfolio; Selecting and Categorizing Work Samples; Preparing Your Work Samples for Your Site; Presenting Your Work; Drafting Your Portfolio Site; Creating Your First Draft Portfolio

  • Lesson 3:

Finalizing and Promoting Your Portfolio; The Finish Line; Your Site’s Social Presence; Search Engine Optimization; Additional Site Features; Wrapping It Up; Complete Your Portfolio Site