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UX Portfolio Formula

$1,600,000… that’s the combined salaries of people hired in 2020 who enrolled in this course

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Your Outcome

Get your UX portfolio in interview-ready shape so you can stand out and get hired.

Create An Effective UX Portfolio & Level Up Your Career


A UX portfolio course to help you write better case studies, stand out to recruiters, and get a role you love.

Struggling To Finish Your UX Portfolio And Prepare For Job Interviews?


Not sure how to write a UX case study and tell the story of each projects?

Do you keep applying for roles and not get invited for interviews?

Did you do a UX bootcamp that did not deliver on helping you get hired?

Been in UX for a while, and can't figure out exactly which projects to include?

Stuck in research mode and not actually working on your portfolio?

Are you not applying for roles because you're embarrassed by your portfolio?



Do Any Of These Sound Like You …


You want to get your first UX role, but it's hard without experience.

You're coming to UX from another industry and want to see how you can leverage your past experience.

You've been in UX for years and struggle to distill what you've done and define who you are.

You're a user researcher and struggle to showcase projects in a visual way.

You graduated from a bootcamp that offered UX job search mentorship, but didn't deliver.

You're not sure where you fit in the world of UX ... so many roles and you don't know which is right for you.

Ditch The Overwhelm. Finish Your UX Portfolio In 4 Weeks 


The UX Portfolio Formula is a self paced online course to help you get clarity on your career, write proper case studies, create a portfolio, and prepare for your job search and interviews.



Step 1: The Clarity Method


Identify What You Do And Create Your Career Roadmap


First, you need a vision for your career and clarity about your skills and who you are as a UX professional. Because you can’t select the right projects for your portfolio until you have a career roadmap in place.


  1. Understand the users of your UX portfolio
  2. Identify your career roadmap
  3. Conduct your 3-part skills assessment
  4. Create your Career Compass Statement
  5. Select the right projects for your portfolio
  6. How to deal with NDAs
  7. How to get more UX experience



Step 2: The Case Study Cure


Write Case Studies That Tell A Story And Keep The Reader's Attention


You can’t “design” your portfolio until you know the content you are designing. And this is why you will write your projects first. This process forces you to focus on the content first, the most important part of your portfolio. Bad content will not help you get interviews.


  1. Why case studies matter
  2. The 7 part case study formula
  3. The 3 steps to write your case studies
  4. Outlining the story of each project
  5. Understanding what details matter to the reader



Step 3: The Design Strategy


Structure And Layout Your Portfolio In A Readable And Scanner Manner


The design of your portfolio matters, and even if you aren’t a visual design, you can still have a professional looking portfolio. It’s about understanding how to find the balance of text and images, layout your content, and create a scannable portfolio.


  1. The 3 sections of your UX portfolio
  2. Writing the “Work” section of your portfolio
  3. How to make non-visual projects visual
  4. How to tailor your portfolio for each role you apply to
  5. How to layout your portfolio



Step 4: Beyond the Portfolio

Your Portfolio Is What Gets You In The Door, The Interview Is What Gets You Hired


Your portfolio is only the beginning. It’s one thing to have your portfolio finished, it’s another to know how to talk about it in interviews. It’s a communication tool, not a script. Once your portfolio is finished, it’s time to consider your strategy for the job search and interviews.

  1. UX Job Search 101
  2. Understanding the interview process
  3. How to present your projects in an interview
  4. Do you need a separate portfolio for interviews


Everything in The UX Portfolio Formula was designed to help you create your portfolio and get hired faster

Learn At Your Own Pace

There’s no start or end date, so learn on your own schedule. Each module builds on the next and breaks each step into easy action items. Do it a bit day by day binge it Netflix style in a weekend.



UX Portfolio Checklist & Scorecard

This UX Portfolio Checklist & Scorecard has 55 questions to help you make sure you don’t miss a single detail in your UX portfolio.

Mini Course: The 10 Principles Of Visual Design

Learn timeless visual design principles such as typography, whitespace, color, and more so you can layout and design your UX portfolio.

Live Office Hours With Sarah

Ask Sarah your questions in monthly live office hours. Get feedback about your portfolio, ask questions about interviews, and more

UX Portfolio Website Template

A free UX portfolio website template to help take the stress out of creating an effective portfolio. Includes key pages such as:

  • Homepage
  • Project Detail Page
  • About Page

Connect & Network With Our 1,500 + Alumni Community

Connect with other UX folks who are laser focused on leveling up their careers. Stop creating your UX portfolio and navigating the job search in a silo.


What Makes UX Portfolio Formula Different?


Support at every step of the way, unlike other programs who promise support, but don't follow through.


No non-sense teaching style. No sugar coating here, because what you need is brutal honesty, not feel good content.

100% action focused. You don't need more information, that's the problem! You need an action plan, this is it.

A safe space to connect. Our community of over 1,500 provides support, advice, and networking.


Totally based on research. Everything taught is based on research and what UX hiring managers are looking for.


What Students Say

"I got 2 amazing offers and got hired with a 72% pay increase. LIFE CHANGING."


Katie D

UX Designer at Bayer Crop Science

"I signed an offer with a salary increase of more than 60%."


Eliott S.

UX Designer at Microsoft

Course Curriculum

Welcome 

  • Watch this first! (1:45)
  • Join the community (1:55)
  • Set yourself up for success (2:24)
  • How to get help

Workbook & Resources To Help You Succeed 

  • Official UX Portfolio Formula Workbook
  • UX Portfolio Checklist & Progress Journal (10:33)
  • Example Portfolio
  • UX Portfolio Template in (Keynote, PPT, PDF) (2:49)
  • BONUS: Example of user research project in a UX portfolio (8:12)
  • BONUS: Free portfolio site template for Wix.com
  • BONUS: Get your own .design domain for $5
  • BOOK: "Solving Product Design Exercises"

Module 01: Clarify What You Do & Choose Your Projects 

  •  Intro (1:57)
  •  Slides for Module 1
  •  Lesson 01: You are not the user (5:10)
  •  Lesson 02: Get clear on your future (7:42)
  •  Lesson 03: Don't Focus on Titles (6:34)
  •  Lesson 04: The 3-Part Skills Assessment (9:24)
  •  Lesson 05: Creating Your Career Compass Statement (8:45)
  •  Lesson 06: Choosing which projects to include (9:06)
  •  Lesson 07: Dealing with NDAs (5:08)
  •  Lesson 08: How to grow your experience (6:06)
  •  Lesson 09: Inside the head of recruiters & hiring managers (8:11)
  •  Action items & recap (2:18)

Module 02: Write Your Case Studiest 

  •  Intro (0:54)
  •  Slides for Module 2
  •  Lesson 01: Why case studies matter (5:50)
  • Lesson 02: The 7-part case study formula (10:40)
  • Lesson 03: The 3-step case study writing process (5:56)
  • Lesson 04: Case study examples (6:26)
  • Action items & recap (2:13)

MODULE 03: Portfolio Design & Structure 

  •  Intro (1:00)
  •  Slides for Module 3
  •  Lesson 01: The 3 key sections of your portfolio (9:49)
  •  Lesson 02: The "work" section in detail (12:33)
  •  Lesson 03: Making non visual projects visual (11:50)
  •  Lesson 04: The Master Portfolio Strategy (4:32)
  •  Action items & recap (1:31)

MODULE 04: Strategies to Stand Out

  • Intro (1:15)
  • Slides for Module 4
  • Lesson 01: The Interview Magnet Strategy (7:03)
  • Office Hours: Year 2020
  • Office Hours Key Links
  • May 5, 2020 (114:24)
  • April 28, 2020 (64:38)
  • April 21, 2020 (50:00)
  • April 14, 2020 (79:46)
  • April 7, 2020 (112:48)
  • March 31, 2020 (47:12)
  • March 25, 2020 (85:49)
  • March 11, 2020 (60:37)
  • February 19, 2020 (79:12)
  • January 15, 2020 (56:04)
  • February 13, 2020 (117:24)
  • January 29, 2020 (145:16)

Office Hours Recordings 

  • Office Hours: December 17, 2019 (129:28)
  • Office Hours: November 27, 2019 (89:43)
  • Office Hours; November 6, 2019 (71:30) 
  • Office Hours: October 30, 2019 (78:00) 
  • Office Hours: October 16, 2019 (53:55)
  • Office House September 25, 2019 (67:52)
  • Office Hours: September 18, 2019 (68:55)
  • Office Hours: September 11, 2019 (70:30)
  • Office Hours: September 4, 2019 (89:40)
  • Office Hours: June 2019 (55:09)
  • Office Hours: May 25, 2019 (50:32)
  • Office Hours: April 24, 2019 (49:53)
  • Office Hours: March 20, 2019 (52:54)
  • Office Hours: Jan 30, 2019 (51:48)
  • Office Hours: Jan 23, 2019 (56:29)
  • Office Hours: Jan 9, 2019 (50:39)
  • Office Hours: November 20, 2018 (39:56)
  • Office Hours - Oct 9, 2018 (47:01)
  • Office hours - August 14, 2018 (43:50)
  • Office Hours, August 3, 2018 (44:37)
  • Office Hours - July 17, 2018 (58:57)
  • Office Hours - June 12, 2018 (67:21)
  • Office Hours - May 15, 2018 (43:56)
  • Office Hours: April 12, 2018 (39:26)
  • Office Hours: March 1, 2018 (27:14)
  • Office Hours: February 15, 2018 (44:42)
  • Office Hours: February 1, 2018 (46:44)
  • Office Hours: October 10 (43:52)
  • Office Hours: October 3 (44:28)
  • Office Hours, September 6 (71:41)
  • Office Hours: August 30 (44:31)
  • Office Hours: August 8, 2017 (51:29)
  • Office Hours: August 1, 2017 (55:23)

Your Instructor

Sarah Doody
UX Designer & Founder of The UX Portfolio Formula

I’m Sarah Doody, a UX Design & Research Consultant, Founder, Writer, and Speaker based in Salt Lake City, UT.

I give product development talks & workshops worldwide that help teams change how they think and work.

I’ve spoken at conferences and delivered workshops around the world on topics including Rapid User Research, Storyboarding In UX, Designing Your Career, and Idea Validation.

Everything I do is all about action. I design my content to have the perfect balance of process, inspiration, and practice.

Frequently asked questions

When does the course start and finish?

Whenever you want! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

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