For web developers, a personal portfolio page is like a resume. Instead of listing your skills on a resume in the traditional way, you can prove your competence with a personal portfolio.
When people or potential employers see your portfolio, they can get a glimpse of your skills. Thus, online portfolios are a great way to showcase your work and skills.
However, creating an online portfolio is not straightforward for everyone. For example, you might struggle with questions such as:
- What should I add to my portfolio?
- How should I structure it?
- What technologies should I use to build it?
As a result, I want to help you answer any questions you might have. In this article, you can see my favourite web developer portfolios from the internet. Hopefully, they will answer your questions and inspire you to create your online portfolio.
1. Jack Jeznach
Jack Jeznach is a Front-end Developer and a WordPress expert. On his portfolio page, you can find the following information:
- who Jack is
- his work experience
- what his skills are
- articles about tech
Jack's portfolio is very eye-catchy! The colour combinations work really well, and the animations work seamlessly.
As you cannot comprehend everything in one screenshot, I recommend checking Jack's portfolio.
2. Lynn Fisher
Lynn is a developer, digital illustrator and UI/UX designer, according to her portfolio.
On Lynn's page, you can read more about her and the work she's doing. She also writes articles so you can learn from her!
An interesting fact about Lynn's portfolio is that it changes every year. You can see all the previous iterations if you go to the archive page.
I want to highlight something from the archive page. If you visit that page, you should see the following:
I call it my "annual portfolio refresh" and use it as an opportunity to try new things and continue learning.
That's something we all should note down! We should take advantage of the opportunities that allow us to learn something and never stop learning. With that being said, see Lynn's portfolio page in action.
3. Bruno Simon
Bruno Simon used to be a Lead Developer at various companies, but now he is a freelancer and a teacher.
Bruno's portfolio page is actually an interactive game. You explore the web page with a jeep, and you can see information such as:
- work experience
- personal projects
- social media websites where he's active
The image does injustice to his portfolio page! I recommend you check his page and play around.
4. Gift Egwuenu
Gift Egwuenu is a Front-End developer and content creator. She has vast experience in tech, where she has worked as a developer for several years.
On her portfolio page, you can read more about Gift and her work experience. You can also stay up-to-date with the articles she writes.
The portfolio consists of only a few colours and animations, making it simple but elegant and beautiful!
I recommend checking Gift's portfolio yourself and see how awesome it is!
5. Jason Lengstorf
Jason is an experienced Software Developer, Software Architect and content creator. He has a significant amount of experience in software development, and that is shown on his portfolio page.
Jason's portfolio is one of the most creative online portfolios. The colours, animations and sounds are all on point!
See his portfolio in action!
6. Brittany Chiang
Brittany is a Software Engineer, and her portfolio is a classic already! I have no doubt you have seen it around on the internet.
Her portfolio highlights who Brittany is and her work experience. In addition, you can also see the projects she works on.
Browsing Brittany's page is a delight. Go visit it and convince yourself!
7. Oluwakemi Adeleke
Oluwakemi is a Front-End Developer and a UI/UX designer. Her portfolio is excellent in all aspects, and I particularly like the colour combinations.
Oluwakemi's portfolio page contains a handful of information such as:
- who she is
- what her services are
- the workflow she is using
- a portfolio of projects
Check Oluwakemi's portfolio.
8. Max Böck
Max is a Front-End Developer and Designer with an experience of 15 years in the industry.
Max's portfolio has a simplistic look, yet it's very stylish. Sometimes, less is more and it's proved by this portfolio.
On his portfolio page, you can read about who Max is, and you can stay up-to-date with his articles.
Browse through Max's portfolio page.
9. Oluwadare Oluwaseyi
Oluwadare is a Front-End Developer, and his portfolio page is one of the best-looking ones. His portfolio layout and design are really different from others and unique.
On his portfolio page, you can read more about Oluwadare and his work experience.
Play around with Oluwader's portfolio to see how awesome it is!
10. Annie Bombanie
Annie was previously a Designer, but she changed careers and became a Developer. Looking at her portfolio, you can see that she was previously a Designer because it looks beautiful!
Annie's portfolio is colourful, and it has personality. Even though it uses a multitude of colours, they work well together.
One thing I like and do not see in other portfolios are the testimonials. Annie included testimonials from people she collaborated with. It's a great way to establish credibility and show proof of your competence.
With that being said, check Annie's portfolio yourself.
11. Jhey Thompkins
Jhey is a Web Developer with vast experience in the web development area. He also creates lots of CSS demo on this Codepen profile.
Jhey's portfolio contains a lot of information, but it has a pleasant feeling. It feels like everything is where it should be.
On his portfolio page, you can find information such as:
- who Jhey is
- the articles he writes
- his work experience
- what equipment does he uses
His portfolio is simple yet complex at the same time. It's a really nice one!
You can visit Jhey's portfolio page here.
12. Robb Owen
Robb is a Developer, Designer and he has experience of approximately 20 years in tech.
Robb's portfolio is great in all aspects. The animations, colour, structure and everything else is impeccable.
Check Robb's portfolio and see how good it is!
13. Olaolu Olawuyi
Olaolu is a Front-End Developer and UX engineer, and he has extensive experience as a developer.
Olaolu's portfolio is lively and colourful, which makes it stand out from others. The scrolling effect and the hamburger menu are super nice too.
The portfolio structure is good, highlighting who he is and the work experience he has as a developer.
Olaolu's portfolio is excellent, and I recommend checking it out!
14. Josh Comeau
Josh's blog could not miss from this list! Even though it's a blog, I wanted to include it in this list because it's really well done.
The blog has many subtle but amazing animations that makes navigating the website a joy. The colour combination also looks good both in dark and white mode.
Overall, the blog is really good and worth visiting!
You can see Josh's blog here.
Do not forget that portfolios are great to showcase your work and skills! Moreover, while building it, you might learn something new!
I hope these portfolios help with inspiration, and you are ready to build your new portfolio. Or improve the existing one.