Marketing Yourself: Architecture / Design Portfolio Development for JOBSEARCH



When your objective is to find a job or an internship, you have to market yourself. By developing a clear positioning within the profession (based on your skills and experience), and differentiation (something that pulls you apart from everyone else who is interested in the same thing, you are able to tell a great story about yourself, which is essential in order to get the job. However, telling the story without illustrating your points with examples of your work, is meaningless in the various design fields. A portfolio is the tool that illustrates your points.

The difference between a job-search portfolio and an academic application portfolio, however, is that in this case you will be there, in the office, doing the presentation (as opposed to the case of the academic admission portfolio, which has to do all the talking itself (so to speak). Therefore everything, starting from the format, to the size, to the sequencing, the types of work etc, differ. developing a clear strategy for yourself and manifesting that strategy in your portfolio, is essential. In our workshops, we will help you get there!



Online Workshops

The purpose of the online workshops is to a) provide people who live outside the New York area with access to our workshops, and b) offer a more convenient and affordable option for anybody….Learn More>>>


Group Workshops 

Our Group workshops offer an excellent and very affordable option for completing a portfolio….Learn More>>>



1-on-1 Workshops 

During the 1-on-1 workshops, you will get the opportunity to develop a custom-designed portfolio step by step that will allow you to succeed … Learn More>>>


School Workshops

Design Venturer offers crash-course workshops to student groups at highschools, colleges and graduate schools. The workshops have a collaborative form and aim at helping the students develop an understanding of the essentials of portfolio development… Learn More>>>



During our crash course you will have a chance to understand what your portfolio should communicate, what would make it unique according to the type of your work, and how to develop it in order to achieve your goals… Learn More>>>






Premium Portfolio Editing Service Package

With our Premium Editing Service, Design Venturer’s  dedicated team of editors spend hours on each portfolio, suggesting content improvements, correcting grammatical and stylistic errors, and recommending ways to make your application stand out… Learn More>>>


Gold Portfolio Editing Service Package

This is our most popular portfolio editing service. Design Venturer’s  Grand Portfolio Editing Service mostly suits the needs of graduate architecture/design school applicants seeking extended interaction with our coaches. The Grand Service’s extended editor interaction ensures that your portfolio is exactly the way you want it to be… Learn More>>>



Platinum Portfolio Editing Service Package

Don’t know where to begin? Want to write the most outstanding essay possible? With the Platinum Service, you can speak on the phone, or have a video conference with your own Design Venturer’s  Coach and receive in-depth help with all stages of the portfolio development process…Learn More>>>



Resume/Coverletter/Worksheet – Editing

Design Venturer’s editing services will edit your full application package, helping you develop the ideal first-impression tool for your application. This is a great and very affordable service and is highly recommended for professional applicants… Learn More>>>

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