- 25 minutes
- 3 R.G.D. reviewers
- 6 pieces
All applicants are required to undergo the portfolio interview.
Portfolio Interview candidates are interviewed for 25 minutes by three RGD reviewers. Candidates bring 6 pieces of work (in original format) that demonstrate a range and quality of achievement in one or more of the following professional areas:
(1) Design Practice
(2) Design Education
(3) Design Management
All candidates are assessed on their ability to articulate their role in the projects presented, and the processes used to establish goals and to arrive at the final product. Projects from the design education and management fields are recognized as valid and equivalent evidence of professional attainment, demonstrating the application of design knowledge and abilities.
Candidates must submit as part of the application process a written rationale for each of the six portfolio pieces that will be presented at the interview. It must include an account of the problem, the design objective and the solution.
Details on the preparation and evaluation of portfolios are included in the Handbook for the Registered Graphic Designers Qualification Examination. Download it here.