A personal UX designer portfolio website is a way for you to be yourself and tell your story. Here you'll find top 21 hand-selected portfolios that will inspire you when building your own.
When done right, it will work for you as your agent. It will score interviews and bring home the job offers.
You've spent hours on projects and are finally ready to show the world. You've made great work that you're damn proud of.
Exciting, yet a terrifying feeling. The creative journey is pretty weird that way.
Luckily, you're a designer and will overcome any problem facing your way. It's in your DNA.
Currently shaping the future of news at Google. Previously worked as a designer on Uber and Amazon Prime Music.
Robin is a freelance interaction designer from France and has one of the best portfolios we have seen. Incredibly engaging and polished. His case studies do not disappoint.
Austin works as a product designer at Google and openly shares his projects, thoughts and ideas. In addition, he has a very interesting process description that show us exactly what angle he takes in his projects.
Jonathan has worked with clients such as Postmates, Ford and Sony. He's a Detroit based designer with an unusual portfolio. He's personality shines through with humor and sarcasm, both visually and written.
Vandana is a product designer at Spotify in New York and has a calm and relaxing feel to her portfolio. It's a breeze to browse and her personality shows through the carefully selected typography and color compinations.
Kyson is a designer and art director who has worked with brands such as Tesla, Adobe and Boosted Boards just to name a few. He specialize in story telling and it definitely telling in his case studies.
Luke is a UX consultant and co-founder of Design Sprint X. His portfolio focuses on the value he can bring to the table and the results he has achieved for his clients.
A student portfolio, Jason is currently interning as a UX designer at Apple. Known for his "Apple Music Case Study."
Currently a designer at Dropbox. No about page here, but links extensively to social media where he can show his personality. Clean and digestible case studies, that tell his story.
A UI/UX designer specialized in prototyping. His case studies are easy to read with crisp typography. Aleksi's use of mixed turns this a great user experience.
A solo designer studio portfolio. Good use of screen real-estate and make use of big type. Not as in-depth, but make good use of imagery to tell his story.
Tom's work stands out in this clean and effective portfolio. His about page shows off some of his personality, without overdoing anything.
She works at the intersection of art and design. A lot of personality, perfectly suited for her audience.
Super clean, yet bursts of personality. It adds to his story. The typography leaves a trail of peculiarity and the color, a clear CTA.
Andrew knows his stuff! Probably the most qualified portfolio designer around. He has led product design at Adobe Portfolio and designing systems at WeWork.
A UX consultant with a content-rich portfolio. Anton is providing value to potential clients right off the bat and detailing exactly what he can help you achieve.
Daniel is a Product Designer at InVision. He has done an outstanding job in pulling us into his world of case studies, social media and his process. You'll easily spend at least 10 mins studying his craft. Well done!
Pratibha is a Product designer from Seattle. Her portfolio showcases many impressive and detailed case studies. Her experimentation section shows off her curiosity and a genuine love for her craft.
Previous Head of Design at Medium. Bethany has a unique presentation, and her love for typography shines through every single part in her portfolio.
A fantastic (owltastic) personal portfolio website is showcasing a lot of style. Meagan is a designer-developer hybrid, and it shows, striking a delicate balance between personality and professionality.
A self-taught Product Designer with an impressive collection of case studies. I recommend you take a look at his "uncut & raw" page; it showcases Abdus process down to every little detail.
One of the primary purposes of your portfolio (besides giving you exposure and a job) is to demonstrate your ability to think like a UX designer. To tell the story of how you got from point A to point B.
Use compelling storytelling as a tool to engage the user (i.e., your potential new job). Surprise them with peculiar findings.
If you've nailed everything above, then there's a strong chance you'll get invited to a job interview.
If you wan't to prepare yourself, learn more about the most common job interview questions for UX designers.
Check out the curated UX case study gallery here.
Whether you're preparing for your first interview, switching jobs, hiring for your company or just want insight into how things are done; this book is a must-read.
It gives you a step-by-step framework to follow and teaches you what to expect. The book even goes into the business side of design (a huge competitive edge).
Alexander Graham Bell said it well:
"Before anything else, preparation is the key to success".