Portfolio Workshop*

Want to learn how to create an online portfolio? Do you have questions on what you should and should not include in your portfolio?

The SJSU HFES is pleased to announce our first Portfolio Workshop! Our guest, Dennis Morrow from Rosetta, will be on campus to share his experience on the importance of having a portfolio, present tools and templates, provide samples of others’ portfolios, and much more! Light snacks and refreshments will be provided, too!

*This event is for SJSU HFES members only.  If you have questions regarding your membership status, reach out to the Executive Council or email us at contactsjsuhfes@gmail.com.

Date: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: SJSU Campus, ENGR 486

Event Outline

  • What is a portfolio?
    • Importance of a portfolio?
    • Different types of portfolios?
    • What I look for in a portfolio?
  • How do you create a portfolio
    • What you should include?
    • What you shouldn’t include?
    • Tools & Templates
    • Hosting & Custom URL
  • Sample Portfolios
  • QA Session

Our Guest Speaker


Dennis Morrow
Group Experience Director, Rosetta

As head of West Coast Customer Experience, Dennis leads Rosetta’s holistic approach to combining user interface design, human factors and usability practices, resulting in positive user experience initiatives for the agency’s family of global brands.

He has served as lead on projects for such prestigious clients as HP, BlackBerry, Pioneer, Quiksilver, Apple and Philips to name a few. With his extensive knowledge of user interface design, human factors and usability practices, Dennis has worked with companies to provide cutting-edge solutions that maximize results.

Dennis has been practicing information architecture, user experience design and usability since 1998. Prior to Web Associates, Dennis worked with 3Com, Adobe, Intel and other companies around Silicon Valley to help with user interface design and user research. While earning his Marketing Degree from San Jose State University, Dennis pioneered their online education by architecting and developing a system for university staff to provide class agendas, notes and presentations via the Web. Dennis continues his education path by earning credentials as a Certified Usability Analyst (CUA).


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Amazon @ SJSU for HFES

Amazon is coming to campus this Friday to give a talk about the company, and more specifically, about their safety team and ergonomics. A couple available Intern positions will also be discussed. Don’t miss this presentation from Amazon!

Date: Friday, February 15th
Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm
Location: Engineering building Room 488