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You are here because you want your portfolio to be great. Portfolios that are good don’t land you a job. Only great portfolios get you noticed and your emails answered. There is a way to build a great portfolio. With over 40 years of combined experience, Studio 63‘s top designers can show you how.

Portfolio Building Products

Build habits. Build a portfolio.

The Portfolio Journal

A simple daily journal for designers building their portfolios

Plan your day to help build your best portfolio. Develop habits to land your dream job.

$27.00 – Digital PDF Download

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Simple Design Journal

A simple daily journal for designers.

Plan your day or stay on top of your monthly, weekly and daily goals to get the results you want.

$17.00 – Digital PDF Download

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The Advanced Portfolio Journal

A journal for building your portfolio and your contact list. Easily save your contact in an organized space.

Plan your day, build your portfolio and make smart habits work for your job search.

$37.00 – Digital PDF Download

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Portfolio Checklist

This PDF checklist is like a crash course in portfolio building. A list we’ve compiled over the years of what we are really looking for in a new employee.

$37.00 – Digital PDF Download

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One On One Portfolio Consultation

A 1 hour review and consultation plan to build a great portfolio. Book an online meeting with Miles or Brett who’ve reviewed hundreds of portfolios in our careers. 

$347 – Per Hour + follow up.

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Portfolio Review – Offline

Send us your portfolio and we’ll review, mark up and critique your portfolio. We will then send a personal report and plan to get that portfolio looking great.

$297.00 – Report

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Portfolio Building Kit

Our portfolio building kit includes both our Portfolio Checklist and our Advanced Portfolio Journal bundled together. You save over $20 with our kit. Regular price is $80.  Now yours for just $57.

Portfolio Building Kit

If you are about to build your portfolio. This is our best product we have to offer to get you started building a great portfolio to help land that dream job.

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Do you have the right type of portfolio?

Which type of portfolio is best to land a job. Download our Free PDF where we show you the pros and cons of website vs PDF portfolios.

Portfolio Reviews

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Could your portfolio use a real, honest critique? Maybe you need guidance and help on how to get your projects looking their best. You’ve spent all that money on your degree, why waste it all on a mediocre portfolio.

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Who are we?

A combined 40 years of design experience as designers and educators.

Miles Hammond

President of Studio 63 | Educator | Lecturer

Miles has a passion for helping others achieve their full potential. Graduating from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Industrial Design in 1999, he worked in a large firm with a team of over 140 designers and engineers, worked at two of the best design consultancies in Ottawa before founding Studio 63 in 2012. He started at Carleton University as a sessional instructor in 2019.

“I love helping others. Their success is my success.” “Get paid to do what you love” Miles Hammond

Brett Hooper

Designer | Professor of Industrial Design | Lecturer

Brett graduated from Humber’s Industrial Design program in 1999 and landed his first job developing manufacturing equipment. In 2007 he moved into the role of being a Creative Director for a gourmet food company developing packaging and brands for luxury food companies around the globe. He has taught at Carleton University since 2015 helping students and graduates obtain the necessary skills for employment. He is now the senior Industrial Designer at Studio 63.

“My goal has always been to provide my students with the proper skillset to have an even better career than my own.”

How our portfolio reviews work

Book A Review

We aren’t going to lie. A lot of designers ask us to review their portfolios, so we have a waiting list. First come, first serve. Let us know who you are by signing up to our email list.


Email or send us a link to your portfolio. Make sure it isn’t over 10MBs. Make sure you send us your best work to review.


Once we’ve had a chance to look over your portfolio, we’ll contact and set up screen sharing video meeting to help you improve and polish your portfolio.

Portfolio Courses

Sign up to be the first to be informed when our courses and new products  are released. See below for what we have planned.

  • Indesign Portfolio Templates
  • Keyshot Tips for Portfolios
  • Solidworks "polishing" for Portfolios

  • Cold Email Writing
  • Linkedin Profile Building
  • And so much more...

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Learn why your emails aren't getting answered by potential employers or design agencies. We occasionally send emails to our subscribers with extra tips and tricks that could help you build a great portolio.

What are interns, colleagues and students think.

Over the past decade, we’ve hired many interns and graduates. Many of our interns and students are now fully employed designers, working at small agencies to Fortune 500 companies.

Having been taught by both Brett and Miles I can safely say you should listen to what they have to share with the world. They can help you develop the skills you need in the real world

Joah Wiltse, Gatik

Miles has been a great mentor over the years!  The skills and knowledge he shared with me were instrumental for me being ahead of my class and for landing my dream internship this summer.  

Brianna Mcgregor, Umbra

Always encouraging and helpful!  Thanks for having me for my internship!

Kai Hallgrimsson, Bombardier

Brett was a great to work with and really helped me shape and focus my portfolio and online presence, landing me a great new job 

Simon Bontempo, Gatik

Where our interns and students now work.

  • Health Canada
  • NCC

  • Bending Spoons
  • Gatik
  • Umbra
  • Facebook
  • Microsoft
  • TD Bank
  • Road Trek
  • ProSlide

  • Acton

  • Bombardier
  • Dynamic Stainless
  • Fuze
  • Canadian Tire

  • Raven.AI
  • Indigo
  • Huge
  • Digital Mainstreet
  • Femoto Tech
  • Shape Products
  • Pilot