45 Creative Resumes to Seize Attention

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Are you one of those job seekers who have been sending far too many resumes and been hit with far too many disappointment? The problem may not lie with your qualification or skills set. Employer filters tons of resumes on daily basis, only the outstanding ones get noticed.

creative resumes

A creative resume is fairly important. Not only it resembles your personality, it also speaks your capability and creativity. Putting more effort and thoughts into creating an impressive resume is definitely worthwhile, as it is usually the first thing any employer sees before flipping through your entire portfolio.

Today we want to bring to your attention a collective of 45 creative and beautiful resumes that will definitely impress an employer. Let’s not take any chances to let your dream job slip away (again). Full list after jump.

Curriculum Vitae by Jonny-Rocket
A CV that probably laid the author the job and great at attracting attention among several hundred applicants.

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Resume by Pau Morgan

Me, Myself Curriculum Vitae by Novisurjadi

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Life Chart Resume
Author’s first take at visualizing general tasks he does daily between age 0-32. It also highlights significant events of the last 20 years.

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Resume by Arianedenise

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Resume on Fabric
Just a creative way to get a graphic design job, while expressing author’s parallel interest in fabric and sewing.

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Curriculum Vitae by Mistis
A retro and vintage CV with pictures.

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Curriculum Vitae by iTudor

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Curriculum Vitae by Verine

Curriculum Vitae by Verine

Curriculum Vitae by bulooji

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Curriculum Vitae by Fransanchez

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Vinyl Record-Themed Resume
A relatively clean teaser of a graphic designer’s resume, black and white version. Made to match a vinyl record-themed portfolio design.

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Michael Anderson Resume Infographic
A different perspective on the typical time-line theme resume. This is just concept art, as there are almost no real metrics represented except for time.

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Resume by ChuckDLay
A copy of author’s resume included in each issue of DESGINERD toward the end where the novelty ads would normally be.

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Resume by Adam Stephenson

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Resume by Anna Yenina

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Personal Resume Draft by Steven Duncan
An eye catching resume illustrating author’s education and work-place experience since high school.

Graphic Design Resume by SunnyBlack
A resume that designed for a typographic class.

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Resume Advice by Gusbodr

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2009 Resume SID Santos
Resume on a paper cup, tissue paper and a piece of receipt.

Resume Passport

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Resume Confidential 2008 by Sercan Tunali

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Resume by Kelly Haller
A newly designed resume for my business practices class.

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Server Resume by Orange Resume
A resume that designed for someone who was applying to be a waiter at a restaurant.

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Resume and Card

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2004 Resume SID Santos
Fold the resume to become a 3-D box.

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Box Ad 2.1
A resume/self-promo box and big enough to print out and fold up.

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Original Resume T-shirt
Resume T-shirt by BlackBirdTees.

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Curriculum Vitae by Greg Dizzia
This is an appendage to a traditional resume, to be included as a forward page in portfolio.

Curriculum Vitate by Sofiane42
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Curriculum Vitae by Uito2

Curriculum_Vitae_by_Uito2

Curriculum Vitae by AkiDesign

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Curriculum Vitae by fede-moral

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Curriculum Vitae by Michael Farrow
8 pages booklet type CV.

Curriculum Vitae by 802.11

Curriculum Vitae by 802.11

Timeline Resume
A timelie resume and work history by Robert Berg.

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Work Resume by Yingzhy Luqiu
A non-traditional resume.

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Resume by David Bonggas
Resume in urban-art version and done with adobe photoshop CS3.

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TLS Resume 2008

TLS Resume 2008

Character Resume by SeanMcNally

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Resume by Rush.Me

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A2 Poster CV by Hippiedesigner
CV interpreted into a A2 poster. A poster designed to be printed A2 size, put in a A4 envelope and mailed to prospective employers.

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Visual Resume by Oona
A resume that more cuter and eye-catching than type-on-paper-crap.

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Typographic Resume by Christa
A typographic resume by Christa.

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Resume by Krista Gregg

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Author:

Kay is a tech-savvy and regular writer at Hongkiat.com. He also maintains K-Director, a technology blog. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

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