There are lots of players in the world of web hosting. We’re referring to experts from Certa Hosting web development and design team, and they’re literally growing in number due to advancements in technology and the internet. If you are a web developer, you’ll surely get the best of both worlds — pursuing your passion in web hosting and design, and getting lots of “kachings” in your pocket due to the high demand of professionals like you in the growing world of eCommerce.
But before you consider diving into this profession fully, consider the competition on the web development world, especially in terms of marketing yourself. Even if you’re one of the best web developers in town, if your personal marketing is not a bomb, you’ll just slump in your office chair and wait for a miracle. Then enters your web developer portfolio, showcasing your past and present works, which clients could check and decide if you’re the man for the job.
That said, let’s take a look at some of the best web developer portfolios you can check as inspiration.
Find Matthew (http://findmatthew.com)
This is a portfolio owned by Matthew Williams, a front-end developer of EyeCue Labs in Portland, Oregon, who specializes in UI effects, animations, and creating an intuitive, dynamic user experience. The good thing about his portfolio is that it has a simple and clean-looking background and interface. It has six-page links located at the bottom of the landing page which, when clicked, will direct you to his information, services, and previous works.
Elsa Muse (http://www.elsamuse.com/en)
Owned by a French fashion blogger, Elsa Muse. A combination of red, yellow, and blue, her color scheme and minimalist design are surely eyecatching and would make you stay longer and browse her site for some fashion looks. Her blog site’s landing page is minimalist but artistic, and her image’s animation will surely make you stop and explore her site.
Robby Leonardi (http://www.rleonardi.com)
If you’re familiar with the popular Nintendo game Mario Brothers, then you’ll surely enjoy Robby Leonardi’s portfolio. He’s a multidisciplinary designer based in New York City, and he’s passionate in graphic design, illustration, and animation. His portfolio is full of animations, and the way he showcases his designs and work experiences feels like you’re playing a video game.
It’s a very interactive portfolio and you’ll never get bored navigating his site using the character while walking past all the information about him along with his experiences and designs. He surely put his whole heart and effort into it.
Legwork Studio (http://www.legworkstudio.com)
Legwork is a studio based in Denver, Colorado. They specialize in animations and provide an interactive experience for their clients all over the world. Their portfolio consists of animation effects that you don’t normally see in other portfolios. It has a unique design, and they also mix some hand-drawn animations along with some taglines on the page tab everytime you click each section of their site.
Sean Halpin (http://seanhalpin.io)
Sean Halpin is a web designer and developer based in Toronto. His portfolio has this childhood feels in it. It’s a simple yet nice-looking portfolio with a personal touch which clients would love and enjoy browsing ‘till the last page.
On a final note, there’s a lot of concepts and ideas when it comes to creating your very own portfolio. However, make sure you always stick to what will really identifies you and your skills.