Q: I want to put something I created into my portfolio, but I work under an NDA and employer IP rights.
I'm a designer. The item is available for public availability on the company website and in advertising. It's to showcase for my personal portfolio for future employers. I signed an NDA when I was hired and our employee handbook shows my employer has exclusive rights to anything and everything created. I asked my manager and he told me absolutely not, nothing I create is my own and I cannot claim creation or use it for anything anywhere ever and doing so would be violating my employer's IP rights and my NDA.
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