Design Vitamins - Issue #13

This issue features Shane Parrish, Google, Gary Tan, Andy Hsu, Readwise reader and two Design Portfolio Tips.

Design Vitamins - Issue #13

Welcome to the 13th Issue of Design Vitamins πŸ’Š & Happy new year! 🌈
If you want to access the previous issues, you can check them out in this link.

Let's jump into it to get our weekly fix now, click on a toggle to read more ⬇️

Five Finds of the week

  1. Annual report framework by Shane Parrish (Try Now πŸ› οΈ)
  2. Breakpoints - Figma Plugin (Play Now πŸ”—)
  3. Google Journalist Studio (View Now πŸ”—)
  4. Seven free gorgeous open-source typefaces you can use (Check it out πŸ”—)
  5. Find your team's Design System Maturity level (Try Now πŸ”—)

Four Things to Read, See and Hear this week

  1. Lessons learned as a Design Founder (Read πŸ”–)
  2. Design for startups by Gary Tan - Part 1 (View Video πŸ“Ί)
  3. An Indepth guide to Twitter by Tasshin (View Guide πŸ“–)
  4. Andy Hsu's Design Portfolio (View Portfolio πŸ“œ)

Three Things to Try this week

  1. Learn about Non Linear Professional Devlopment (Check it out πŸ”—)
  2. Content Reel - Figma Plugin by Microsoft (Try Plugin πŸ”—)
  3. Readwise reader for all your web highlights in one place (Check Now πŸ”—)

Two Design Portfolio Tips of the week

Resting time is where we can spend time on our portfolios.
Here are two of our design portfolio tips for you.

Portfolio Tip #1

Make it easy for your future hiring manager to understand your role better in any project. A quick and easy list will help them know your contributions better.

Share what you've been accountable for ‡

Portfolio Tip #2

Recruiters or Hiring Managers probably have less than a minute to go through your portfolio. If you have a long portfolio, it might take them longer to see what you've accomplished. Offer simpler versions which tease them enough to go into details.

Tease to show and tell just enough, here's a good example‡

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Adios and we'll be back next week. See you then πŸ‘‹