Web Developer Portfolio Examples

As a web developer, your portfolio is an essential piece of your job application. It’s an opportunity to demonstrate a curated selection of your best pieces of work—or maybe your only work if you’re new! If done right, your portfolio will give you a huge advantage amongst a sea of applicants.

In these portfolio examples, you’re going to find out how the pros do it. I’m hand-picking the best web developer portfolios on the internet and breaking them down piece by piece, giving you ideas and inspiration for your portfolio website.

Full Stack Portfolio Example - Pierre Nel

If you're looking for ways to show your back-end knowledge in your portfolio then you'll be especially interested in the takeaways below from Pierre's portfolio.

Pierre Nel is a Web Developer from London with a diverse set of skills ranging from design to front-end, back-end, and devops. Pierre has spent time working for some of London's finest digital agencies, and also takes on freelance work.

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Portfolio Example - Isaac Paavola

Isaac Paavola is a Digital Designer and Front-end Developer currently working as the Creative Director of a small design agency in New York City.

Isaac's story is amazing. He dropped out of high school at 17 to take on client design work instead of sitting in class. Today, at 21 years old, taught entirely by work experience and personal projects, he has one of the most impressive portfolios I've ever seen.

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Web Developer Portfolio Example: Jonny MacEachern

Jonny MacEachern is web developer from Nova Scotia. He graduated college in Spring and is currently looking for a job that allows him to travel and work remotely. One of the biggest strengths of Jonny's portfolio is it's simplicity. It's one page of hand-coded HTML/CSS without using any CMS or frameworks, and puts a strong focus on his work.

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