An awesome resume that stands out from the others can surely impress business owners who are seeking for serious candidates to work with them. If you wonder what features should a superb resume design cover, then here you go… we have Beautiful resume designs for your inspiration. You can follow these designs to make your own custom resume and reserve a seat for your job.
Your resume or CV may be one of the most important projects you ever design.
It can make or break job applications, open doors to new careers, make a great (or dismal) first impression. When you send out your resume, you’re really sending out a piece of yourself. So make sure it’s representing you to your best advantage. Just like how you dress your best for an interview, it’s important to give your resume the same treatment — to make sure it’s polished and presentable.The resume designs below span a wide range of styles, from strictly businesslike to ultra creative — browse through them to get some ideas for the next time you need to update your own resume.
1.Start It Right
Starting off your resume strong with a bold header, like in this design by Shed Labs for Loft Résumés, draws attention to your name and makes it more memorable. You can also include a few keywords or descriptors under your name that sum up who you are as a candidate.
2.Emphasize What’s Important
Try using shapes and frames for emphasis. You can experiment with geometric shapes (circles, squares, rectangles), ribbons, or solid or dashed lines.
3.Start a Conversation
There seems to be a trend, at least in industries where you can take some risks with your resume, to forget the stuffy business lingo and show that there’s a human behind the piece of paper. Using a more conversational tone, as We has done with his Hello, nice to meet you. Here’s a little about me” header at the top of this resume, may help you create rapport with the person who’s reviewing your application before you even meet them.
Creating a distinctive personal brand or style for yourself (such as a personal logo, a color scheme, a nice selection of fonts, etc.) gives your work an extra sheen of professionalism (and an opportunity to show off your abilities). Plus, once you put the work in, this “brand” is something you can use over and over again — on letterhead, business cards, social media profiles, you name it.
5.Try Textured Paper
Printing your resume on textured paper can give an impression of quality, craftsmanship, or luxury. If a color other than white seems inappropriate for your industry, try a white or cream-colored paper with a slight texture for an ultra-professional, upscale look. This example by S.N. Carter, printed on a recycled or kraft-style paper, gives the resume a custom, hand-printed feel.
6.Illustrate Your Skills
If you’re after a job in the arts or some other highly visual industry, make your resume a mini portfolio like illustrator.
7. Personalize It
If you’re seeking work in an industry where appearance is important, or the job has asked you to include a portrait, try integrating it into your resume. It doesn’t have to be the center of attention, though — you can make it a bit more subtle by using a small picture or placing it behind a colored screen.8.Choose Fonts CarefullyYour font choices can change the whole character of your resume. For instance, the rounded fonts with soft edges that we used for his resume have a more casual, friendly feel than sharper, serif fonts might have.
Although this resume design is text-heavy,we mixes things up with a two-color scheme and a word cloud to creatively represent the breadth of his skills and experience.
10.Package It Up
If competition is stiff, try standing out with a resume package that gives you some space to demonstrate your abilities, develop a personal brand, and include more information than the limited area of a one-page resume allows for. Here, we uses a distinct color scheme and custom illustrations to stand out from the crowd.
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