How To Create A Great Web Design CV and Resume
Kat Neville contacted me several weeks ago asking if I would be interested in helping out with a little article she was working on, yesterday it got published at Smashing Magazine.
How To Create A Great Web Design CV and Resume →
Along with 10 other web designers we had to design (in only a few short hours) the CV of fictional character Mister Stevenson. There has since been a fair bit of discussion regarding the format of CVs and whether a designed CV is helpful in conveying your details or a hindrance to those trying to read it. I purposely didn’t over design my entry as I hoped it would serve as a realistic example and something someone could possibly use.
You can download my entry PDF below or you can grab a copy of the source file and play with or use the design as a template of your own. Released under a Creative Commons license.
Fonts used: Helvetica Neue (Light, Regular and Bold) | Jellyka – Estrya’s Handwriting
Download CV (463KB PDF) | Download Source File (1.1MB AI)
Update (Mar ’12): Niels Krieghoff has created a Word doc version based on my template.