Aside from samples of work, and a partial or complete client list, a graphic designer needs to provide several pieces of collaborative work to show any potential business that they can work well on their own and as a team player. Many positions in the modern design world rely heavily on collaborations between web designers, developers and graphic designers to bring together the best of each world to the table, and create something useful for all involved. Without any collaborative examples of work, a graphic designer might not have the strength of portfolio required to advance to the upper levels of a graphic design company Boston.
There is one thing that a graphic designer should stay away from, and that’s too much flash. Flash is a great overall tool, but over using it for a portfolio can leave a bad taste in many designer’s mouths. The unfortunate thing with flash is that when it is over done, it can mire the work that should be given more attention. Less is more, and not building portfolios that are flash heavy can showcase work in better ways than to have animations, music, and lots of bells and whistles jumping at the viewer. Always look to have a steady portfolio, solid gallery of work, and line it up with a print example as well.