70 Well-Designed Resume Examples for Your Inspiration

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The talent crunch is real, and not just in Silicon Valley. According to human resources consultancy Manpower Group, roughly 38 percent of employers across 42 countries face difficulties in filling jobs – up two percent from last year.

And it’s not because supply is low. A study done by Glassdoor found that, on average, each corporate job opening attracts 250 resumes. Of these, roughly two percent will be called up for an interview, before one makes it through the hallowed doors of the hiring company.

Those are not great odds.

We hate to be the harbinger of bad news, but there’s more. Your resume – also your golden ticket to gainful employment – spends just six seconds under the scrutiny of the hiring manager.

  • Showcase the features of their products and services to potential customers
  • Communicate how they will solve business solutions to stakeholders

The very first step in your job hunt is to create that eye-catching resume, so we’ve put together an interactive inspiration site that has 72 well-designed resumes from all around the web for you to feast your eyes on. Click on the below teaser to access it!

Simply put, your resume must be visually appealing enough to catch the eye of the recruiter, or risk being thrown into the junk pile after those six seconds. To be sure, its design doesn’t have to award-winning, but black and white in a Microsoft Word document just won’t cut it.

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Not sure where to start? That’s what we’re here for. We’ve scoured the web to find 70 of the best, most well-designed resume examples and designs to inspire you, and hopefully help set you on a path to employment.

1. Self Promotion Mailer by Pat Schlaichspm-collage-final-2679338

2. Resume by zxcxvxc


3. Self Promo by Sara Duncanself-promo-9207412

4. Infographics resume by Chen Zhi Lianginfographics-resume-collage-9038857

5. Resume by Mikha Makhoulresume-black-and-white-6014731

6. Resume by Evelien Callensresume-evelien-723x1024-7218805

7. Resume by xiruxiru


8. Self Promotion by Paolo Pettigiani


9. Curriculum Vitae by Anton Yermolovcurriculum-vitae-collage-9925709

10. Creative Portfolio by web duckcreative-portfolio-collage-6935671

11. Personal Brand Identity by Roland Martialroland-2155133

12. Self Promotion by Leonardo Zakourself-promotion-by-leonardo-zakour-1-713x1024-3123866

13. Creative CV by Joseph Acenacreative-cv-by-joseph-acena-1-670x1024-8856775

14. Typographic Resume by christamrtypographic-resume-by-christamr-791x1024-9524538

15. Resume by Kyuzengi


16. Clean Resume by Patrick Roganclean-resume-by-patrick-rogan-791x1024-7733330

17. Self Promotion by Tai Hsiung Huangthh-collage-6722569

18. Employify by Sean Halpinemployify-by-sean-halpin-1-650x1024-1598592

19. icART Resume by icasialnrdyicart-resume-by-icasialnrdy-724x1024-9763295

20. 2014 Resume by Steve Fraschini2014-resume-by-steve-fraschini-1-968x1024-8571654

21. Trifold Resume by S1Mtrifold-collage-4707583

22. Clean Resume by Barthelemy Chalvetclean-resume-by-barthelemy-chalvet-2595921

23. Resume CV by bilmau creativeresume-cv-9871758

24. Resume by Franklin Schamhart11-7847617

25. My Curriculum Vitae by Rianti Hidayatcurriculum-vitae-by-rianti-hidayat-4418173

26. Dynamic Resume by Alfiyandynamic-resume-by-alfiyan-4362978

27. My new resume by Marek Dlugosmy-new-resume-by-marek-dlugos-7415298

28. Curriculum resume by toromuco


29. Free a4 Resume by César Santiago Molinafree-a4-collage-6147706

30. CV by Verinecv-by-verine-724x1024-7219020

31. Resume by Bradley Brooksresume-by-bradley-brooks-791x1024-6549111

32. Personal Stationery by Alysa Choudripersonal-stationery-collage-9709634

33. Personal Branding Resume by Nilyam Chirinospersonal-branding-resume-3509794

34. Photographer Resume by Cursive Q Designsphotographer-resume-collage-4176013

35. CV Take A Look Inside by Amber Van Mieghemcv-take-a-look-inside-collage-7147929

36. My Resume by Navdeep Rajmy-resume-by-navdeep-raj-735x1024-2974071

37. My Resume by littlearashimy-resume-by-littlearashi-3854357

38. Self Promotion by Vidar Olufsenself-promotion-collage-6552402

39. Infographic CV by Ana Lourençoinfographic-cv-collage-9506680

40. Clean Resume Template by Cursive Q Designsclean-resume-template-collage-5332415

41. Personal Portfolio by Lu Paulpersonal-portfolio-collage-9759914

42. Self Promotion by Kenny Barelaself-promotion-collage-2-6608344

43. Self promotion pack by Adrianna Napiorkowskiself-promotion-pack-collage-4491706

44. Resume Template by Refinery Resume Coresume-template-by-refinery-resume-co-1-8915264

45. Personal Presentation by Lenka Kubisovapersonal-presentation-collage-2817352

46. Curriculum Vitae by Noemi Buglicurriculum-vitae-collage-2-4183547

47. Elegant Resume Template Package by Janna Lynn Creativeelegant-collage-6790346

48. Self Promotion 2011 by Chul hwee Kimself-promotion-2011-by-chul-hwee-kim-764x1024-4115712

49. Resume Template by Jonny Evansresume-template-by-jonny-evans-1-7935266

50. Free clean interactive template by Ola Hamdyfree-clean-interactive-template-by-ola-hamdy-1328221

51. Resume template by Fortunelle Resumesresume-template-by-fortunelle-resumes-1-3786986

52. Curriculum Vitae by Giuliana Castelliticurriculum-vitae-3-3349770

53. Resume CV Portfolio by Egotype


54. Resume Inner Page by Brice Séraphin70 Well-Designed Resume Examples For Your Inspiration

55. Infographic Resume by PAULinfographic-resume-by-paul-1-7909113

56. Sample Portfolio Design by Rahul Chakrabortysample-portfolio-design-by-rahul-chakraborty-1911673

57. SMOG Creative CV by Miguel Ratosmog-creative-cv-by-miguel-rato-7570373

58. Creative resume by Emily’s ART Boutiquecreative-resume-by-emilys-art-boutique-3305633

59. Resume by jesss33resume-by-jesss33-4842143

60. Resume Redesign by Chen Liuresume-redesign-by-chen-liu-9866152

61. Self-Promotion by Syril Bobadillaself-promotion-by-syril-bobadilla-1-4318087

62. Diamond Resume/CV by Pixel Strawberrydiamond-resumecv-by-pixel-strawberry-2-5191825

63. Résumé by Yu Xuan / Stanley Cheah70 Well-Designed Resume Examples For Your Inspiration

64. Sunrise Resume Template by JannaLynnCreativesunrise-resume-template-by-jannalynncreative-1-5869501

65. CV / resume by João Andradecv-resume-4345932

66. Self Promotion by Siri Lønvikself-promo-4-4636015

67. Interests by Gabriel Valdivia


68. Instant Download Resume by 23and9Creativeinstant-collage-8768201

69. Free Resume Template by Mats-Peter Forssfree-resume-template-by-mats-peter-forss-7529071

70. Linkedin by Ramil Derogongunlinkedin-by-ramil-derogongun2-7872292

Adapt to fit you

As you might have noticed, design is just one of many elements in your resume that can capture attention. Take bits and pieces from these resume examples, and put them together to make a resume that screams you.

Need more inspiration? Have a look at where Piktochart’s own design team goes to get fired up here, and how this guy used Piktochart to create a resume that got him hired! Or visit our Pinterest board for more inspirational examples. 

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