Portfolio

1. Create a New Project
1.1. Add a New Project

Before you start creating a project you need to register with Zealous (it’s free for creatives).

Make sure you’re logged in. Click Add Work on the top bar or Add Project from within your profile.

This will open an new page for creating a project.

1.1. Start a New Project

To start creating a project you need first to register with Zealous (it’s free for creatives).

Make sure you’re logged. You can click on top bar where says Add work or from your profile, if accessing to your portfolio, by clicking on Add project purple button.

Once clicked, will open the page for creating a new project.

1.2. Title & Description

The mandatory information for creating a project is the Title and the Short description. Short description has a maximum of 280 characters.

Use a good title that explains your project. Add some introductory information about your project in the short description. You can add more text boxes in the project so there’s no need to put everything in the short description.

1.3. Upload images and PDFs

After the short description, you’ll have the option to upload: images and PDFs, media and text.

Click Upload image and PDF and browse through your folders to choose the file(s) you want to add. You can select multiple files at once.

Zealous accepts JPEG, JPG, PNG and GIF, plus any PDF.

1.3. Upload images and PDFs

After the short description widget you have the bar with the three options for elements you can upload: images & PDFs, media and text.

In case of selecting Upload image & PDF, you will browse through your folders to choose the right file/s (You can select multiple files at once) Remember that by default, the time of the date is midnight (00:00).

You can upload almost any image file such JPEG, JPG, PNG and GIF, plus any PDF.

1.4. Embed Media

To embed videos, music, 3D models and more, click Embed Media. This will show an input for you to add your link from your favourite websites. At present we allow for the following embeds:

Video:
Youtube e.g. youtube.com/watch?v=SfQVotsYV0Q
Vimeo e.g. https://vimeo.com/8040182

Music:
Soundcloud e.g. https://soundcloud.com/halfpennymusic/stumble
Spotify Artist e.g. https://open.spotify.com/artist/7lZ5kY21sG43VFiQxUZ5PU
Spotify Individual Song e.g. https://open.spotify.com/track/2GKN7C4AtMSKPkK9xiZaYx

3D:
SketchFab e.g. https://sketchfab.com/models/1f41ce5553ba4eae9ef0b898f77fec96

Other:
Slideshare e.g. https://www.slideshare.net/jted/the-creative-method-v2

1.4.1. Private Videos

If you want to add a private Vimeo link, we’ll need to authenticate your account. You’ll be prompted to go to Vimeo, where you’ll be asked to grant Zealous permission to embed your media. Once done, you’ll be redirected back to your project on Zealous.

Remember, if you’re submitting to any open call you’ll need to include the video’s password in the application form.

1.4.1. Private Videos

If you want to add a private Vimeo link, we’ll need to authenticate your account. You’ll be prompted to go to Vimeo, where you’ll be asked to grant Zealous permission to embed your media. Once done, you’ll be redirected back to your project.

Remember when submitting to mention password on application form.

1.4.2. Soundcloud

Adding Soundcloud links is easy too.

Ensure ‘Display embed code’ is ticked on your track’s permissions as shown.

1.5. Add text

If you want to further explain your project — beyond the initial Short description — click Add text to add additional text boxes.

1.5. Add text

You can add text plus the description, to explain more about your project or make notes about any image.

1.6. Fields, Roles and Tags

Fields, Roles and Tags help to show your profile and work to relevant parties on Zealous.

This information is essential to help organisations find your work for specific open calls, or other creatives who are looking for collaborators/inspiration in your line of work.

1.6.1. Fields

Fields represent the discipline to which your project belongs, for example, Art, Craft, Design, Writing, Film, Music… You need to select at least one.

1.6.1. Fields

Fields represent the category of art/creativity the project is related. You have only around 12 fields: Architecture, Art, Craft, Design,… You need to select at least one, but you can select multiple ones.

1.6.2. Roles

Roles represents the role you had in this project, for example, photographer, designer, artist…

You can have one or more roles.

You can add roles that aren’t in our list, but always remember to check that it’s not misspelled!

1.6.3. Tags

Tags are any key words you want to add to your project to help organisations and other creatives find your work on Zealous. From the materials and colours used in the project, to the kind of project it is, anything can be added here.

The more tags you add to your project, the more reach you will have in getting your work in front of relevant organisations.

1.6.3. Tags

Tags are any key words you want to add to your project to help searching it or to be displayed when searching for specific words. From the colours used on the project, to the kind of project it is or the referents used, anything can be added here.

Remember that as many tags that help describing your project, more options to be displayed to potential organisations.

1.7. Cover Image

Cover image is the image that will be show beside your name in the search results and in your portfolio.

Minimum width recommended is 335px.

1.8. Preview

Once you have filled the mandatory information, you can preview your project.

It will be open in a new tab/window, so to go back your edit project you need to close it. Remember to don’t leave your project creation until you have save it, or you will lose all your progress.

1.8. Preview

Once you have filled in all the mandatory fields and information, you can Preview your project.

The preview of your project will open in a new tab/window.

Remember to save your project or you’ll lose all your progress.

2. Edit Existing Projects
2.1. Edit project

You can edit a project from your portfolio or within the project. You must be logged in.

2.1. Edit project

You can edit a project from your portfolio or when viewing it, always make sure you are logged with the account you own that project.

2.2. Edit from Portfolio

To edit from within your project, you’ll see the Edit button on the top left. If you want to edit a project from your Portfolio, click on the cog icon in the top right corner of the project image.

There are three options: View, Edit and Remove.

3. Remove a Project
3.1. Removing projects

You can remove a project from the Edit view or from your Portfolio, in the same way that you would edit a project.

Click the cog icon in the top right corner of the project and select Remove. Once you remove a project, it will be permanently deleted.

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