Infographic resume has been gaining popularity among creative professionals as a way to standout from the competition and grab the attention of employers. Especially if you are applying for a creative or design job, it is advantageous to make a good impression at the first glance by submitting a resume that represent the skills that you have. Think of resume as your biggest opportunity to show your creativity before even meeting the person tasked to hire you. Do not be afraid to set yourself apart from the crowd and dare to try something unique. In this post we gathered a total of 35 of what we believe are the most creative resume examples to inspire you in creating your own unique resume. Some of these resumes were actually used by applicants in applying for a job while some are just concepts.
Checkout also our post about online infographic tools for creating interesting visuals. For additional examples of infographics, checkout these posts as well:
01-Michael Anderson Resume/Infographics
This infographic resume was designed by a graphic designer and features a colorful chart to show his work experience and skills.
02-Resume of Ariane Denise Lunod via Deviantart
Graphic resume of a copywriter. The design includes a typewriter and pieces of paper to covey education, personal and work background.
03-Infographic Resume of Pau Morgan on Flickr
A colorful pie chart showing education and work experience of a creative professional.
04-Life Chart Infographic Resume
A life chart showing timeline of the resume owner.
05-CV of Robert Sexton, Graphic Designer, Artist, Illustrator
06-Poster Resume by Hippie Designer
A poster designed to be printed A2 size, put in a A4 envelope and mailed to prospective employers.
07-Newspaper Resume by a Graphic Designer
This resume was included in each issue of DESGINERD (toward the end where the novelty ads would normally be).
08-One-Page Printed Resume and Portfolio
The one page resume portfolio is a 6-panel pamphlet that shows your resume when folded and your design portfolio when unfolded. You can click on the link below the image to view it in full.
09-Graphic Resume of a Graphic Designer
The preview image below shows only the first page of the graphic resume. Visit the link below the image to view the other pages.
10-Curriculum Vitae of Branko Vukelic
11-Personal Resume of Steven Duncan
The idea is to design an eye catching resume illustrating the author’s education and work experience since high school.
12-Infographic Resume of Greg Dizzia
This lists the author’s history in the design world (some lesser clients have been left out). Designed using Univers, this graphic resume is an appendage to a traditional resume, to be included as a forward page in the author’s portfolio.
13-Curriculum Vitae of Jason Feng
14-Brochure-inspired Curriculum Vitae
The mailers are two-color litho printed A2 sheets (A2 pullout poster folded to A5 booklet) on 140gsm Cyclus Offset.This mailer was purposefully designed before the author moved to Australia and used as a self-promotional piece which was sent out to agencies in Sydney. The A5 format booklet housed an introduction and resume which then folded out into an A2 poster showcasing a selection of work images.
16-Resume of Samuel J. Mallett
17-Infographic Resume of Mike Wirth, Designer, Educator, Artist.
18-Christopher Perkins’ resume, using the subway map metaphor
19-Subway Map-Inspired Visual Curriculum Vitae of Kevin Wang
20-Character Resume of Sean McNally, Level 15 Artist, Level 7 Animator
21-Booklet Curriculum Vitae
22-Infographic Resume by Justin Evilsizor
23- Isometric Resume by Arnaud Veltin, Cartographer of Complexity
24- Resume of Jolie O’Dell, Graphic Designer, Print and New Media
25-Magazine-Inspired Resume by Eugene Isaac, Writer/Editor
26-Curriculum Vitae of Jonathan Wong
27-Boxed Resume of Sid Santos, Graphic Artist
28-Sid Santos’ Resume on a paper cup, tissue paper and a piece of receipt
29-Sofiane Yaya, Graphic Designer
32-Folded Card Resume of Alexander Parker
34-Personal Resume of Chester Lau
35-Jesse Burton, Designer, Illustrator, Director, Musician