Visual Communication
portfolio class



resources :: calendar :: what you need :: jobs + salary calculator :: senior show :: tips

"A portfolio is a design problem."



Presenting | AIGA ARTICLE |
Writing your resume

Top Mistakes | AIGA ARTICLE |

:- Top 10 Coverletter Tips
:- Coverletters made simple
:- 6 ways to bomb an interview
:- 3 steps to a successful interview
:- What motivates you
:- Why do you want to work here
:- Interview Pointers
:- Six Answers
:- Avoid non-verbal mistakes



resumé // business card // coverletter // envelope + mailing label // thank you // leave behind // online portfolio

Are cards bearing business information about a company or individual. They are shared during formal introductions as a convenience and a memory aid.
Paper sources: mr french paper | paper source | kate's paperie |


your name
phone number
email address

T I P S::
no mailing address is necessarcy.
phone number: do not use () or - they are old school use spaces or periods
email address: try and get your name@gmail or hotmail or... no addresses
website: you do not have to purchase your own url.


In the United States the following size is common; many other sizes are seen as well:
3.5 x 2 in (89 × 51 mm)

The international standard size specified by ISO 7810 ID-1, the same dimensions as credit cards, is widely used: 85.60 × 55 mm (3.370 × 2.125 in)

Less commonly used is the A8 paper size specified in ISO 216:
74 x 52 mm (2.913 x 2.047 in)

In Japan: 91 × 55 mm (3.582 x 2.165 in)

T I P S::
It can be an unusual size if it fits your system. Be aware though that people are going to but it in their wallet or roledex. Can be front and back, color or pattern on the back, etc.