52 Modern Resume Templates
These 52 Modern Resume Templates are perfect for industries where employers value candidates who are creative and keep up with latest technologies and trends.
Very formal-looking sample with a corporate feel. Steel gray and blue shadings and profile photo make this one all business. Legal assistants, financial planners, and hospital administrators – have a look.
- Downloads: 222,881
- Filename: 162-Steely.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:32:00 / 6074
Blue shades for backgrounds and section headers with a profile picture set on a light gray backdrop. Stars gauge showcase your key skills list. Computer, engineering, and scientific feel with this sample.
- Downloads: 158,488
- Filename: 177-Glimmer.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 17:20:00 / 6119
Light blue sidebar and dark blue titles with thin section lines provide a well-structured design. Great example for entertainment, health care, or financial seekers.
- Downloads: 107,419
- Filename: 224-Blue-Side.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:02:00 / 6357
Make all your great strengths pop with this template set in blue fonts, backgrounds, and borderlines. Splash of red highlights dates. Creative, entertainment, and industrial feel here.
- Downloads: 63,759
- Filename: 234-Vibrant.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:49:00 / 6387
Fading blue edge lines and backgrounds highlight each section down the template. One-column format with plus sign bullets for job descriptions. Technical, engineering, programming, and mechanical example.
- Downloads: 53,807
- Filename: 235-Streamlined.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:52:00 / 6390
Blue backgrounds offset bold, white section headers and orang titles with plus-sign bullet points catch the eye. Engineer, IT, data, and communications specialist example.
- Downloads: 51,322
- Filename: 169-Career-Pitch.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:57:00 / 6095
Show and Tell
Wonderful template for realtors, insurance agents, interior designer, or home contractor. Full color profile photo with blue background. Strength graphs spotlight your expertise.
- Downloads: 43,789
- Filename: 199-Show-and-Tell.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 18:51:00 / 6186
Two columns separated by white and gray backgrounds give creative touch with formal feel. Icon images and blue fonts complete the sample.
- Downloads: 40,132
- Filename: 153-Creative-Formal.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:54:00 / 6047
Showcase your key skills with the olive-green and gray block graphs that complement the gray backgrounds and olive-green section divider lines. Excellent template when applying for the next level position.
- Downloads: 37,213
- Filename: 242-Skilful.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 22:44:00 / 6412
Oversized initial crest with forest green background. One-column format with green colouring for section borders and key titles. Personal branding template for marketer, public relations, sales, or accountant.
- Downloads: 34,167
- Filename: 233-Personal-Brand.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:46:00 / 6384
Black and Orange
Deep black tones, subtle oranges, and icons showcase your attributes in this sample for the financial, business, or sales executive.
- Downloads: 27,836
- Filename: 68-Black-and-Orange.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:56:00 / 5733
Open, two-page format with dark and light blue shading for section headers. Traditional bullet point styles and three-column format for key strengths area. Corporate feel with design touch.
- Downloads: 22,411
- Filename: 239-Marketed.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 22:36:00 / 6403
Full-colour profile picture shows yourself. Light blue font colours for titles and arrow bullet points complement gray backgrounds and lines. Thin margins give page lots of room for information.
- Downloads: 22,120
- Filename: 121-Designers-Touch.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:27:00 / 6020
Steel gray background for header with maroon and fading saffron colours give much pop to this sample. Full-colour profile picture and traditional bulleted list and paragraph descriptions. Construction managers, contractors, or industrial professionals' sample.
- Downloads: 17,985
- Filename: 230-Grindstone.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:36:00 / 6375
Blue and gray header shading with maroon titles add creative touch to traditional example. Skills section includes graphs to rank your strengths and thin margins to include all of your information.
- Downloads: 16,911
- Filename: 160-Formative-Traditional.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:23:00 / 6068
Not a colour that you would expect to see in a resume, but it works. Very clean professional layout with only a few coloured shapes to create a fresh contemporary look.
- Downloads: 16,272
- Filename: 24-Professional-Orange.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:43:00 / 4971
Shades of red-rose colouring used for fonts and backgrounds shape this example. Two-column Work Experience section offers lots of room for detailed job descriptions.
- Downloads: 15,189
- Filename: 138-Rosy-Outlook.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:43:00 / 5999
Dark red headers, steel gray titles, and thick bold section lines with check mark and check box bullets for key descriptions. Mix of one and two columns on two pages offers lots of room for the accountant, engineer, or computer specialist.
- Downloads: 14,896
- Filename: 213-Cavalier.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:00:00 / 6324
Bright orange and green shadings with a light blue font colouring make this sample lively. Rate your expertise with the green and gra squared bar meters. Great template for designers, marketers, and communications specialists.
- Downloads: 13,900
- Filename: 222-Lively-Step.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:55:00 / 6351
Put a full-frontal, colour photo of yourself here to compliment the blues and whites. Inviting appeal great for realtors, insurance and advertisement sales agents, and contractors.
- Downloads: 13,661
- Filename: 96-Advertise.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 21:00:00 / 5833
Light purples and greens give a spring touch here. Use a photo of yourself and the bar meters to showcase your many qualifications. Great for marketing, sales, and hospitality professionals.
- Downloads: 12,360
- Filename: 133-Springing.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:28:00 / 5984
Fades of Green
White and bold font types set on green-fading backgrounds catch the eye with the full-coloured photo of yourself. Large summary of qualifications area and many conventional sections in this template.
- Downloads: 12,248
- Filename: 122-Fades-of-Green.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 12:56:00 / 5951
Original use of shapes, lines, and colours creates unique design that will stand out from the rest without being over-the-top.
- Downloads: 11,402
- Filename: 22-Hire-Me.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:37:00 / 4965
Shaded white main section set on light coloured, diagonal-lined page background. Olive green shading for section titles completes this sharp, polished look.
- Downloads: 11,192
- Filename: 212-VIP.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:49:00 / 6321
No Fuss - Duo
Simple and elegant layout with a dash of complementary colour, this resume gets straight down to business.
- Downloads: 11,014
- Filename: 4-No-Fuss-Duo.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-05 20:37:00 / 4908
The vertical text and profile picture set in a fading gray provide a sophisticated touch to the sample. Dashed lines and coloured section titles complete the sleek look.
- Downloads: 10,711
- Filename: 67-Call-Out.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:52:00 / 5730
Orange and gray titles with mix of one, two, and three columns with thin divider lines in this sample. Enlarged, italicized objective footer gives creative appeal. Clerical, IT, sales, or engineering usage.
- Downloads: 10,356
- Filename: 196-Foundation.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 18:34:00 / 6177
Subtle background, lines and waves add a twist to this very traditional simple design.
- Downloads: 10,247
- Filename: 52-Corporate-lines.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 18:58:00 / 5689
Large footer section with orange background, bold white fonts and a full-colour profile photo. Bold headers and maroon titles complete the overall creative feel. Public relations, graphic designer, or sales sample.
- Downloads: 10,212
- Filename: 218-Spirited-Professional.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:30:00 / 6339
Diagram your career path in this sample with dashed line flowing throughout page to blue circled stop. Perfect template for operations and project managers, engineers, and IT programmers.
- Downloads: 9,393
- Filename: 179-Schema.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 17:37:00 / 6125
Orange plus signs and headers with thin border line define each section. Gray and black squares with an inner dot showcase key competencies meters. Plenty of space for those with a lot of experience and accomplishments.
- Downloads: 9,285
- Filename: 206-Positive-Showing.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:28:00 / 6296
Strong use of contrasting colours makes this resume stand out. A simple layout, using block colour to highlight your strengths. Make the most of positive feedback from customers or bosses by quoting what they have said about you.
- Downloads: 8,963
- Filename: 14-Bold-Contrast.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:30:00 / 4940
Gray-shaded squares with introductory information set next to work experience descriptions provide room for more detail and a designer's touch. Light yellows used for titles and shading.
- Downloads: 8,605
- Filename: 201-Prelude.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:12:00 / 6272
Executive, marketing, financial, and sales professionals. Gray tones and white fonts with bold titles and a profile photo give this sample a corporate feel.
- Downloads: 7,983
- Filename: 95-All-Business.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:58:00 / 5830
Dashed lines separate one- and two-column sections. Large white numbers with light blue backgrounds list key strengths with gray shading. Eloquent template design without overstatement.
- Downloads: 7,406
- Filename: 195-Refined.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 18:32:00 / 6174
Having no images, this resume relies on the power of typography and your words. Make sure you choose the right ones to make the most impact. Text size and styles play an important part in creating a powerful impression in this sample.
- Downloads: 7,357
- Filename: 11-Bold-Typography.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:27:00 / 4931
Classic, artsy page border provides a design appeal to this sample. Entry-level job seekers and new graduates could use the open space for lots of key words, skills, and training or certifications.
- Downloads: 6,821
- Filename: 115-Open-Entry.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 12:09:00 / 5920
A coloured background highlights the section headings and the font colours for the titles compliment the backgrounds. Use the check boxes and lines to bullet all that you offer.
- Downloads: 6,283
- Filename: 66-Check-Box.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:49:00 / 5727
Nice one- and three-column mix create a very organized contemporary look. Paragraph section headers serve as captions for three-column sections with blue shaded titles. Full page gird lines define the space with lots of room for your information.
- Downloads: 6,270
- Filename: 105-Column-Mix.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 11:30:00 / 5890
Not an obvious frame, but the coloured banner at the top of the page and the coloured text help define and focus attention on the name of the candidate and their opening statement.
- Downloads: 5,919
- Filename: 45-Framed.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 18:16:00 / 5668
What the people say
Jump straight into what people say about you. Show-off your best achievements through the words of others.
- Downloads: 5,822
- Filename: 56-What-the-people-say.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:16:00 / 5701
Two-column format used for the whole page offers lots of section areas. Light grays for headers and dashed section dividers as well as shaded background to highlight key work experience.
- Downloads: 5,485
- Filename: 150-Split-Page.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:47:00 / 6038
Front and Center
Boxed and shaded profile area provides lots of room to tell all about yourself. Gray vertical and horizontal draw focus to the section headings and the centered descriptions and key words keep the reader scanning the page.
- Downloads: 5,184
- Filename: 132-Front-and-Center.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:25:00 / 5981
Travel, sales, branding professionals, and entrepreneurs utilize this sample to feature company logos with a shaded, bulleted key skills section.
- Downloads: 4,223
- Filename: 88-Logos.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:41:00 / 5810
Thick, coloured side bars for each section in this sample add a little flair to the traditional resume layout. It's creativity without overstatement.
- Downloads: 4,032
- Filename: 63-Colour-Bricks.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:39:00 / 5717
Summarize your skill-set succinctly at the start of your resume and have the people that matter endorse what you say about yourself.
- Downloads: 4,000
- Filename: 53-Testimonials.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:05:00 / 5692
This resume makes clever use of colour and shapes to help the reader navigate around the resume. Three steps of block colour lead down to the main resume where block colour clearly divide content sections.
- Downloads: 3,913
- Filename: 19-Block-Step.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:34:00 / 4955
Fast Food Sections
Yellow and red colours mimic a colour theme of McDonalds and brighten up the page. Plenty of room to easily expand a section or add more text.
- Downloads: 3,063
- Filename: 87-Fast-Food-Sections.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:29:00 / 5801
Bulleted lists spotlight your key strengths, education, and more in each key section. Dashed yellow-orange section lines and light blue headers add design touch with vertical name in the margin.
- Downloads: 2,928
- Filename: 60-List-It.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:05:00 / 5710
Classic made modern with block colour and different shapes. The ribbon shapes in this resume also give the impression of awards and high standards.
- Downloads: 2,890
- Filename: 35-Block-Colour.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 17:30:00 / 5637
Banner footer with full-color profile photo, qualifications section, and light blue shading. Three-column design with bold headers and lines offers lots of space. Journalists, marketers, and communications specialists.
- Downloads: 2,454
- Filename: 193-Page-One.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-08 18:25:00 / 6168
If safe and conservative white is not for you, this resume design will definitely help you to stand out. Coloured background is not something you can pull off on your home printer so only chose this option if you plan on using professional printing service.
- Downloads: 2,051
- Filename: 32-Casual-Blue.docx
- Uploaded: 2014-05-06 17:18:00 / 5628