From Jeff Veen: “If you’re looking for work as a designer, the old cliche is true: a picture is worth a thousand words. That is, your portfolio is your most important calling card. I’ve been involved in hiring all sorts of designers — freelance, contract, full-time, in all sorts of disciplines — visual, interaction, illustration, print. Through this process, I’ve seen a lot of portfolios; some good, many bad. Here’s a few things I’ve learned while wading through them all.”