Graphic designers are constantly under pressure to be creative at all times. Everything we do is expected to be designed, including our resumes. Typing up your career accomplishments in a word document is simply not acceptable in the design world. We have to sell ourselves and stand out from other creative designers. The pressure is on! But I must say, now that I am brushing on my own resume, that there are some quite amazing ones out there. Designers (and some non-designers) are really thinking out of the box so they can stand out and be remembered in this tough market. As a art director, I used to go through hundreds of resumes and it would became overwhelming so I must admit that the extra little touch goes a long way.
Here are a few examples to get you inspired.
For more, go to my “resume” folder on Pinterest.