49 Creative Resume Templates
These 49 Creative Resume Templates are very artistic, fancy, and visual. The layouts are not very traditional, so be sure they are appropriate for your industry. These free resume samples are perfect for artists, real estate, web and graphic designers.
What a Doll
Show how bright you are with pink coloured outlines, titles, and wraparound banners defining each section. Lots of white space and depth to market all of your strengths.
- Downloads: 94,472
- Filename: 142-What-a-Doll.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:54:00 / 6011
Russet borders, section backgrounds and lines, and titles give a warm feeling with this sample. Medium-sized profile picture outlined with russet circle. Three-column key skills area with filled-in circles to rate your expertises.
- Downloads: 85,510
- Filename: 226-Ardent.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:09:00 / 6363
Engineering, operations, and data managers' feel with this template. Banner-style process arrows for dates, point to experience descriptions punctuated with coffee circles and vertical lines.
- Downloads: 63,560
- Filename: 228-Career-Diagram.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:28:00 / 6369
Mix of object photos, including pencil, cell phone, doodles, make a creative sample. Olive green section divider lines and arrow bullet points for descriptions. Social media expert, writer, communicator, or technical sales template.
- Downloads: 36,527
- Filename: 248-Social-Media.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 23:02:00 / 6430
The optimal utilization of space and clearly highlighted sections, allows this template to portray all the relevant information needed.
- Downloads: 36,457
- Filename: 281-Info-pop.docx
- Uploaded: 2015-10-10 08:22:00 / 8307
Eye-catching skyscraper icon for the engineer, planner, or contractor. Soft gray header backgrounds and light blue fonts and arrows add to the sophisticated, city feel of this template.
- Downloads: 32,899
- Filename: 131-Urban-Development.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:22:00 / 5978
Blue Pop Bold
Colourful icons and shadowed stars make your key strengths stand out with light blue backgrounds and bold, white fonts completing the creative look. Marketing, public relations, or publisher sample.
- Downloads: 29,776
- Filename: 157-Blue-Pop.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:11:00 / 6059
Two-column layout with thin borderlines connecting each area. Bold, white section headers with dark blue backgrounds. Light blue squares for rating key strengths and an opening My Motto section.
- Downloads: 28,814
- Filename: 231-Refined.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:41:00 / 6378
Black and white icon images set in open blue circles connected with blue lines. Functional resume to list education and skills for school administrators, day-care workers, or new graduates.
- Downloads: 28,504
- Filename: 143-Icon-Fun.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:56:00 / 6014
Full-page, three-column format with thin grid lines to section off areas. Creative style for artistic, designer, or publishing professionals.
- Downloads: 26,752
- Filename: 229-Creative-Bricks.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:33:00 / 6372
Lines and open circles with dots create frame your work experience in a timeline-like format. Green-coloured headings and bold font types complete the look.
- Downloads: 23,955
- Filename: 93-Timeline.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:53:00 / 5824
Gray, three-dimensional banner headings add depth to this one. The lightly gray-shaded columns surrounded by the white space catch the eye. Use the circles with stars to highlight your key strengths.
- Downloads: 21,203
- Filename: 135-Banner-Day.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:34:00 / 5990
Thick page border and section lines with a small, full frontal profile photo capture the attention. Maroon colouring highlights key titles and strengths. Public speakers, proposal specialists, and sales managers shine in this sample.
- Downloads: 20,077
- Filename: 207-Out-Front.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:32:00 / 6300
Sky's the Limit
Two-page layout set in sky-blue page background and interjecting section headers with salmon colouring for key titles. Lots of space for multiple sections and information. Template for teachers, communicators, and customer service.
- Downloads: 16,781
- Filename: 236-Sky-is-the-Limit.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:55:00 / 6393
Main section with a white background set on a light beige page background. Blue section titles and bold titles. Great template for entry level, labor, retail, and service industry job seekers.
- Downloads: 15,412
- Filename: 232-Tablet.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:43:00 / 6381
Highlighted column in blue bell background, round profile photo, and bold white fonts. Spotlight key titles and descriptions with the blue bell font colour. Creative and expressive example for designers and social media experts.
- Downloads: 15,337
- Filename: 245-Expressive.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 22:54:00 / 6421
Shades of Blue
One colour scheme but in different shades works well and the chequered pattern gives it a twist. Great format for a single-page resume.
- Downloads: 14,669
- Filename: 47-Shades-of-Blue.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 18:21:00 / 5674
Another layout on a coloured background. Pick high-quality card stock to create professional high-end impression. Fancy format with geometrical shapes to create original headings that really stand out. Not the best choice if you have a lot of text.
- Downloads: 14,160
- Filename: 51-Wrap-Around.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 18:53:00 / 5686
Large profile picture set in swooping blue background. Perfect template for realtor, branding specialist, interior designer, or entertainment professional.
- Downloads: 13,405
- Filename: 247-Profile-Picture.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 23:00:00 / 6427
Dark and light grays provide a back drop for each section in this sample. Shadowed stars with colourful icons make your skills stand out. Analysts, programmers, and office staff benefit here.
- Downloads: 13,192
- Filename: 107-Concrete.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 11:37:00 / 5896
Orange colours brighten up this example. Bold, white section titles make each area stand out along with the red and white arrow graphs ranking your skills. Health care, public relations, and event planners stand out here.
- Downloads: 12,644
- Filename: 139-Orange-Blossom.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:45:00 / 6002
Black and blue backgrounds and header shadings with graphic icons make this template pop. Skills section includes meter to rank your expertises. Communication, creative, and design professionals use this one.
- Downloads: 11,951
- Filename: 155-Graphic.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:05:00 / 6053
Single colour header with your image prominently displayed. The slight angle of your picture adding a touch of informality to give this resume a friendlier feel.
- Downloads: 11,047
- Filename: 5-Personal-Touch.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:52:00 / 4911
Dark and light orange backgrounds with orange bubbles inset with grid lines. Bordered profile picture and lowercase section titles complete this artsy template. Creative, graphic, and hospitality resume that blossoms.
- Downloads: 10,680
- Filename: 161-Bubbly.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:30:00 / 6071
Shadowed stars used to rank your expertise. Large orange and deep gray background shading with bold, white text add structure to the template. Great for architecture, accountant, IT, and management.
- Downloads: 10,360
- Filename: 104-Starry.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 11:27:00 / 5887
Hi! I am
Conversational and whimsy style. Tones of purple with a little brown and black. Alternating paragraph shading for sections. Great for event planners, customer service, or office staff.
- Downloads: 9,985
- Filename: 94-Hi!-I-am.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:56:00 / 5827
Bright orange and blues make this sample pop along with the chevron-style banners. Open circles used for bulleted lists. Great style for teachers, service industry, and technicians.
- Downloads: 9,966
- Filename: 141-Orange-Chevron.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:51:00 / 6008
Strong formal template with dark backgrounds and white and black font colours. Thick divider line separates two columns and metered bar images showcase qualifications.
- Downloads: 9,603
- Filename: 125-Black-Tie.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:06:00 / 5960
Great Blue Divide
Sections divided with light and dark blue backgrounds with dashed grid lines with Experience shaded in white. Technical and mechanical feel with this example. Mechanics, statisticians, or analysts well-served here.
- Downloads: 9,347
- Filename: 215-Great-Blue-Divide.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:21:00 / 6330
This resume shows what can be done using a grid layout with different colours. Notice how important the white space is between each section. The colours used are also very subtle and contemporary.
- Downloads: 9,271
- Filename: 36-Grid.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 17:34:00 / 5640
Use the square callout sections with dashed bar graphs to showcase your many expertises. Full page gray background makes the white sections pop. IT managers, programmers, and specialists sample.
- Downloads: 8,526
- Filename: 98-Skills-Highlight.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 21:05:00 / 5839
Concrete gray section with headers highlighted in auburn and white background set on a colourful rainbow-shaded ribbon for the page background. Fine arts, industrial, and architectural feel with this sample.
- Downloads: 8,466
- Filename: 246-Ribbon.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 22:57:00 / 6424
Thick, shadowed section lines and gray backgrounds add subtle creative touch. Add a profile picture and use stars to rank your expertise to add imagery. Creative professional, marketing, and public relations sample.
- Downloads: 8,278
- Filename: 106-Background-Shadow.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 11:33:00 / 5893
Two-column layout with green and blue backgrounds and bold, white headings make this template a Sunday front page. Make yourself the top story as a writer, architecture, systems manger, or public relations specialist.
- Downloads: 7,896
- Filename: 92-Front-Page.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:51:00 / 5821
Outline headings offset in the margin with open circles around a blue dot connected with light blue lines help guide the reader. Serif fonts add to academic look.
- Downloads: 7,617
- Filename: 103-Circle-Timeline.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 11:22:00 / 5884
Large, blue-shaded circles for dates and titles quickly draw in the reader. Deep blue backgrounds with dashed white borderlines and gray page backdrop finish this bold look.
- Downloads: 7,246
- Filename: 178-Confident.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 17:23:00 / 6122
Full-length profile photo with orange headings and light gray titles. Functional-style resume for key competencies and qualifications. Perfect template for sales, marketing, health care, or fine arts.
- Downloads: 7,033
- Filename: 227-Portrait.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:22:00 / 6366
Large, full-colour profile picture to feature yourself with light-blue meters to showcase your strengths. Three-column format offers plenty of room for detailed accomplishments. Icon images complete this exceptional sample.
- Downloads: 6,972
- Filename: 209-Promote-Yourself.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:39:00 / 6312
Shaded page with oblong, white rectangular main section and shadowed header make your key strengths stand out on the page in this example for managers, sales, and science job seekers.
- Downloads: 6,500
- Filename: 84-Shadows.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:17:00 / 5792
Lots of white space offset with light blues for backgrounds and font types. Circle bar meters rate your attributes. Broadway-style font titles and circle backgrounds for date catch the eye.
- Downloads: 6,437
- Filename: 130-Bright-Blue.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:20:00 / 5975
The shadow effect makes the headings into headlines. The images say 'finance' and 'organized' – someone who delivers.
- Downloads: 6,345
- Filename: 50-Headlines.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 18:30:00 / 5683
Interior designer, sales executive, realtor template. Large headshot with pink banner job title. Oversized skills area with bar meters separates the conventional information.
- Downloads: 6,006
- Filename: 109-Headshot.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 11:46:00 / 5902
Bold modern layout with angled brackets in a header and a three-columned layout – great for creatives with little work experience.
- Downloads: 5,383
- Filename: 18-Bold-Chevrons.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:34:00 / 4952
Transatlantic – America – New York
Nothing says 'America' more than the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline. Use a different skyline image to create a similar theme for any part of the world that might be relevant to you, or the job you want.
- Downloads: 4,987
- Filename: 6-Transatlantic-America-New-York.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 10:57:00 / 4913
Large Awards section for with ribbon-type graphics for all your sales, teaching, or service honours. Blue shading and white fonts add appeal with section for a profile picture.
- Downloads: 4,333
- Filename: 123-Award-Winning.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:00:00 / 5954
Vibrant images of a grassy field and leafs border this sample with muted green section titles to showcase all your attributes. Creative professionals looking for landscape jobs make yourself stand out here.
- Downloads: 4,059
- Filename: 86-Pasture.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:27:00 / 5798
Jump right into your experience and education. Shadowed section titles offset bold fonts for organization and job titles. Complimentary turquoise footer adds design touch.
- Downloads: 3,817
- Filename: 90-Great-Experience.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:46:00 / 5815
White-outlined main section and light blue headings pop on this page with a dark, brown background. Use light red bar meters lines and large About Me area to describe yourself.
- Downloads: 3,114
- Filename: 120-About-Me.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 12:25:00 / 5935
The imagery of this resume shouts 'fun mum'. Looking at this resume the employer will have a strong expectation of the type of person who will be walking through the door. Be prepared to meet that expectation. Perfect format for kindergarden, babysitting, daycare, schools.
- Downloads: 3,008
- Filename: 42-Fun-Mum.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 18:07:00 / 5659