I've done work from flyers to t-shirt designs as a side hustle during my internship at Quicken. They allowed me to showcase my the work I did during my time there and display them to my site, which I am very appreciative of. Check it out and let me know what you think!
Since I started becoming a UI /UX Designer in 2018, I've done a redesign of my portfolio once a year. It's a great practice for someone like myself who's constantly learning and getting better everyday. I highly recommend doing this so designers can stay sharp BUT you have to honor your commitment and be a grinder to make this happen. It's also safe to say i've come a long way and plan to challenge myself to do this yearly.
I decided to make some color changes & make my portfolio more presentable. I took inspiration from my favorite silhouette, the Air Jordan 1 and took their racer blue color way to adapt into my portfolio.
This year's redesign theme specifically is all about my love for the Los Angeles Lakers. I've been a longtime follower of the Lakers since 2006. It's fitting that my favorite player wore #8 at the time when I was in 8th grade at 14 years old, watching him from afar. Now, 14 years later at 28, I decided to bring this to light and show my love and devotion to my squad. Words can't describe how much Kobe has meant to me in my life. I miss him everyday, but his legacy lives on.
After I received my internship letter at Quicken, I decided that I wanted to take a leap forward and take on the challenge on redesigning my portfolio. I'm proud of how it professionally came out and is a vast difference from the very first one I created. I wanted to create a dark themed, lightweight look and feel to my website that I felt I can connect to. I could have done a better job minimizing the dashboard and hide the bright colors, but to do this for my second redesign portfolio, I can't really complain too much.
Let me introduce you to my first "cringe" portfolio I ever did. It was the portfolio when I presented my Avanch case study through my Senior Interaction Design Course at Cal State East Bay. It was also where I got my summer UX Design internship at Quicken. I can't say enough how much effort I had to put in to introduce myself to the UI/UX game. It wasn't the prettiest portfolio, but with a little bit of luck and timing from my end, things worked out the way I envisioned.