Category: ProSite

ProSite Spotlight: Portfolios with Personality

In addition to displaying your work, we believe your online portfolio should tell your story. With all the customization options available on ProSite, the possibilities for personalizing your site – from your landing page to your project covers – are endless. Here are a few examples of ProSites with personality:

JP Leroux is a copywriter, strategist, ponderer, “wordventor,” word-flipper, etch-a-sketcher and he even juggles. In addition to text-focused project covers, Leroux manages to convey his many talents in a simple, but personable animated logo.

The Fox and King is the working burrow of Glenn Thomas, an Australian Illustrator and Animator. Thomas injects a little bit of personality into each element of his site, including his animated .Gif logo of an illustrated fox and king strolling side-by-side.

Eric F. Thomas is an award-winning designer and creative director who has been designing and leading for over 12 years. Using a portrait of himself as a custom logo on his ProSite helps add a personal touch to his site, and reiterates his emphasis on building brands through real connections.

ProSite Spotlight: Photography Portfolios

The medium is the message when it comes to your creative portfolio. With all the customization options available on ProSite, the possibilities for personalizing your site – from your landing page to your project covers – are endless. This month we took a look at three photography ProSites with three unique styles:


Pawel Mazurkiewicz is StupidColors, (his words, not ours) so he created a site that’s as vibrant and bright as he is. In addition to his rainbow of project covers, he’s also implemented a rollover in a different shade for each.


Jack Radcliffe is a documentary photographer, who specializes in carefully composed, richly printed portraits. Using project covers to zero in on the narrative in each photo, Radcliffe adds only a touch of yellow, that accenting his dark site with hover states and links.


Becka Hussey describes herself as a “young, enthusiastic photographer with a penchant for the quirky with a case of the wanderlusts” – a sentiment that’s quickly apparent after a quick flip through her site. Her portfolio is easy to navigate with original titles and casual copy, giving off a great sense of what it would be like to collaborate with Becka. 

ProSite of the Month

Each month, our curators select one exceptional ProSite to feature as “ProSite of The Month.”  This month, Assembled, a design studio and creative agency with clients that include Nike, Red Bull and MTV, takes the title.

Full-size videos come to ProSite projects

Display videos from Vimeo and YouTube at any size up to 1920px wide in ProSite projects with just a quick update to the embed code.

1) Grab your new embed code

Go to the original source of your video embed (on Vimeo or YouTube) and adjust the embed code to the max width you’d like to display on ProSite, then copy the code.

2) Edit or create a Behance project

Create a new project with the embed code, or, to add to an existing project, go to Edit Projects on your Behance account and replace the existing video with the new code, then save. (NOTE: the video will still appear as 600px wide on Behance, but it will have the full width on ProSite)

3) Update your ProSite

Go to your ProSite editor. The video will now display at the same width as your project images. You can adjust the project image width in Design–>Styles–>Projects–>Project Image Width

 

 

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ProSite Spotlight: Tell Your Story

In addition to displaying your work, we believe your online portfolio should tell your story. With all the customization options available on ProSite, the possibilities for personalizing your site – from your landing page to your project covers – are endless. Here are a few ProSites that show just how quirky & unique you can get:


Mario Testa’s site lands on a bold yet simple page with large numbers that rapidly count upwards when you scroll over. Each number represents a different project with more information about the work. Mario encourages users to play with his design and uncover the meaning for themselves. He is a man of few words, so it’s very fitting that he chose numbers for his navigation instead.


Meggen Skilling separates her work into right and left brain projects and her illustrated brain opens up different case studies and designs that are organized as ‘analytical’ or ‘creative.’  What a smart visual way of presenting two major areas of focus.


Paul Zolandz greets visitors with a hand written letter that links out to different projects & clients. The note is casual and accessible, while still serving its purpose – to introduce the work. We’d love this design even more if Paul included his contact info, as even his name can be difficult to find for first time visitors.

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