How to create the perfect design resumé
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How to create the perfect design resumé

With designers fighting it out for every job that comes along, it’s important that you stand out from the crowd. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro applying for a better position, your design resumé needs to be first rate for you to stand a chance of getting an interview. For your design resumé to really shine, you need to think carefully about how it’s designed as well as what’s written. Here, we’ll cover both, as we walk you through the process of creating a stellar designer resumé. You’ll be landing that dream design job in no time. 01. Avoid word processors It might look good here, but this setup is no good for creative resumé making Microsoft Word might be okay if you’re applying for an admin position, but if you’re after a design job or something creative, its limited and idiosyncratic layout options just won’t cut it. Art directors will be paying close attention to the layout of your resumé as much as the content, so use InDesign CC or even Illustrator CC to design something special. Whatever program you use to design your resumé in, PDF is the best format to supply it in. […]

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