9 June 2015

12 Design Portfolio Sites to Help You Get Discovered

A designer who doesn’t have an online portfolio is like eating a hamburger without the patty. It’s pure crazy. In this day and age, an online portfolio is not only easy to get, it’s also a must.

Dribbble and Behance may be the biggest online portfolio sites today, but with all that competition and shine it’s easy for a designer to get lost in the fray.

To get that competitive edge, we’ve compiled a list of 12 portfolio sites that you can subscribe to for getting discovered.



Home to over 850,000 nifty portfolios, Carbonmade is a great place to find professional themes for your online portfolio. Users don’t need to know any HTML and can easily get one in a snap. Check it


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Portfoliobox lets you build your own online portfolio. With more than 250,000 websites, you can manage galleries, e-commerce, blogs and much more. Use any style for any page to create a truly unique website that reflects you and your work. See more


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Krop is one of the oldest portfolio around. You can start build one in minutes with their beautiful, fully customizable themes. The best part, it’s searched by the world’s best companies. See more



Jobrary is a quick, simple, and easy-to-use tool for creating and managing your résumé and portfolio. There are custom sections, group images, be able to share your public profile on networking sites, forward to a potential employer, download resume as PDF and lots more! Learn more


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Coroflot creates better professional experiences for designers of all backgrounds all over the world. They take a personal responsibility for contributing to the design community, whether it’s connecting designers with outstanding career opportunities, giving innovative companies access to leading talent, or bringing exposure to amazing design work. Flot on

The Creative Finder


Since 2012, this is a place for creative professionals to host web and mobile and ‘fave galleries’ for curators and tastemakers. This is also the place where ‘finders’ meet creatives for networking, collaboration and inspiration. TheCreativeFinder has received rave reviews from top industry sources including VentureBeat, ReadWriteWeb, GigaOm, and Yahoo Finance. Check it out!

Portfolio’s Friend


The finest art & design inspiration showcase online, the site features styles ranging from fine art and graphic design, to photography and illustration. Visitors may submit their own art & design inspiration. Enjoy!



Used by painters, photographers, sculptors, illustrators, models, designers, writers, cartoonists, clothing designers, Fresh.li is the easiest way to create an online portfolio that you can design, and manage, yourself. See it



FolioHD is the easiest way to showcase your online portfolio. You get a free portfolio that’s simple, easy to use, look great and is painless to update. They offer free portfolios and portfolios with advanced features; so whatever you’re looking for, find one here. Check it out!



Flavors brings together all your social content into a single, unified website, for free! Merge Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and more into one Flavors profile. Convert this into a business card and hand them out to prospects. Cool!



Create and customize an online portfolio which is truly you. Preview changes instantly without affecting your live site and without writing any code. All themes are responsive and you can access it anywhere! Check it


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Cargo is a personal publishing platform aimed at creating accessible tools and a networked context to enhance the exposure of talented individuals on the Internet. Confused? Well it just means they have everything you need and more to get you noticed. I love Cargo’s minimal themes!