While working as a scientific scuba diver, Robbie found himself leading many eLearning and instructional design projects. Determined to use these skills to serve a larger audience, he set out to create his portfolio.
After developing an engaging flagship project and pulling everything together on his portfolio site, he quickly became booked full-time with freelance work.
Robbie's stellar soft skills, consultative approach, and well-developed portfolio helped him gain momentum and keep it. His unique portfolio site features the companies he has worked for, the testimonials he has received, and the real-world work samples that he has produced.
The flagship project inspires bootcampers and helps Robbie land new clients. It features Robbie's excellent storytelling and writing skills, and it shows off his ability to design an engaging, story-driven eLearning experience.
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Before signing up for the bootcamp, I had just left a decade-long career of scientific diving. As part of my training duties in this role, I had been creating some eLearning for the program. I loved it, so when I left that career, I jumped headfirst into instructional design and eLearning development.
I carefully consider every big purchase and investment that I make, and I am naturally skeptical about how much value I’ll get for the money I put in. Every shred of skepticism had completely dissolved by the first two weeks of being in the bootcamp.
I was part of a collaborative and supportive team, I was listening to and participating on weekly workshops led by Devlin, and I was able to meet directly with Devlin and receive expert feedback on my projects.
There are endless free resources online to become an instructional designer (Devlin himself has contributed a great deal of free content) but being in the bootcamp kicks everything up a notch. From learning what it takes to be successful in the field to networking with other IDs, the bootcamp was a perfect way for me to move into a new industry.
It became evident very quickly that this investment would provide tremendous returns to help me do things like network and build a portfolio so that I could start finding work as a freelancer.
My portfolio officially launched in under four months. Being in the bootcamp community, I was privy to some exclusive opportunities to start making a name for myself as a freelancer. After the portfolio was live for about 3-4 months, I had so many work opportunities that I had to start turning some down.
I left my job at the end of January and took a month off. By November I was working fewer hours, had complete flexibility of my work schedule, and was making more money than I was in my previous career. I am confident that I would not have this much success in this amount of time if it had not been for Devlin’s bootcamp.
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