How many times have you found yourself almost embarrassed when submitting your resume, simply because you lacked the creativity or the time to choose something more appropriate, something more professional? Probably countless, right?
No worries, we`ve all been there. However, maybe it`s time to end that and in order to help you we`ve assembled a list with the best resume templates.
We`ve created this list by putting together templates from a few places such as Adobe Stock, Creative Market, Template Monster, Envato Market, Inkd, Dribble, and Behance. All of these stores have its own terms and prices, so make sure you read them thoroughly before making any purchases.
To make this process even simpler for you, we`ve divided them into multiple different styles:
Creative Resume Templates
First and foremost, we will start our list with the creative kind of resume templates which are great if you want to stand out from the crowd. Sometimes choosing differently might make all the difference in the world. So, we will give you a bit of inspiration, guidance, and of course twenty different examples of “the way to do it”.
Dark orange accents with simple bolded typography is what you need if you are searching for a way to stand out from the crowd. This five pages resume composed of a detailed CV (two pages), cover letter, and a portfolio (two pages) is just the bundle you need when wanting to make quite an impression.
Simple and unique, in this single-page resume template you can add all of your personal and professional information in a fun yet effective way. Six different sections will be enough to fully grasp who you are as a person.
Single-page and self-explanatory, this resume template is perfect if you consider yourself to be a simple and straightforward person. A central vertical line divides this resume into two distinctive parts and makes it clear to understand, while the warm colors makes it visually appealing.
This bundle composed of seven different pages, radiates with boldness and strong visual representation of information hence of the black and yellow combination. Additionally, the side black element adds a dose of mystery and depth to it.
Minimalistic and creative, unique and modern. This resume template is perfect if you want to showcase your abilities, knowledge, experiences, and skills with a few interesting infographics.
This resume template has a dominant pink and black combination all throughout the four pages. Well-organized paragraphs, interesting vertical timeline of experiences, and carefully place photo placeholders allow this template to have solid clean and smart overall design.
Soft and elegant with pale pink tones in combination with hues of grey make this template feminine and attractive. Besides the complementary soft pallet of colors and appealing aesthetics, its clear structure and fully divided segments make this pale pink template pragmatically superior.
If you are addicted to vivid colors than this resume design is just the right one for you. Not one but two striking colors, yellow and blue, make this resume pop. With the help of the colored text sections fearlessly put an accent to both your personal and professional skills.
The design of this two-page resume template will wow you with its neat and unconventional design, calming tone of green, and the extremely easy way to sort your information. The first page is for your name; surname; and contact information while the second page is divided into six sections marked with minimalist set of icons.
Stand out from the crowd by choosing this horizontally oriented resume with clear, easy-to-read layout and mesmerizing theme with different shades of blue.
If you want to make a statement when applying for a job than this is the resume template for you. The combination of two powerful colors, red and black, in addition to the artistic typography, and the numerous infographics which make the information come to life make this template bold and impactful.
Create a lasting impression by choosing this delicate and feminine template. Starting with the warm pink/white gradient on the first page together with the grey sidebar where you will be able to enter your education, expertise, tech and professional skills, come together and create soft delicate visuals.
This single-page template has minimal lines and three clear sections with strong typographic style which will allow you to showcase your experience and education with quite an ease. In addition to the resume you also have a cover letter with the same theme.
14. The funky header
What makes this resume so special is the funky triangle header. Distinctive and effective, colorful yet neatly laid out. It is creative yet not too experimental.
This resume template has a subtle color palette, clear underlined and boded typography style, and thoughtfully created sections which will allow you to explain your skills, experience and personality in a detailed manner.
Happy creative, unique, and most of all colorful, this template will go a long way when talking about making quite an unforgettable first impression when applying for a job especially if you are photographer, blogger, or a graphic designer.
Neutral colors, well designed segments, and a few infographics which add a dose of creativity and personality to it.
18. Fuchsia Splash
Black and fuchsia eye-catching combination, simple one-page layout with sidebar. This template radiates with modern simplicity and boldness because of the effective colors.
If you are searching for something more elegant and sleek instead of the common white resumes, that this template is the one for you. It has a dominant black color with a “side-dish” of grey. A few sections to explain your experience knowledge and professional skills will be just enough from a practical point of view.
Last in our creative section is this rather interesting resume with charismatic design. It has unusual layout and warm colors, striking typographic style, and creative way of showcasing your skills.
Minimalistic Elegant Resume Templates
Moving on to our next section, here you will be able to find twenty of the best minimalistic resume templates. Let your accomplishments speak for themselves by choosing such a resume.
This black and white bundle comes with a stunning patterned cover page and a single-page resume with three different sections, and a cover letter.
Insert your name with bold typographic style in the dominant grey header, tell your story, describe your education and experience and you are good to go. You can never go wrong by choosing such minimalistic yet appealing layout.
This resume template is on the border between being creative and minimalistic. The baby blue details which are meticulously added all throughout the four pages together with the subtle grey typographic make this template an amazing one.
4. Red accents
Choose this resume template and sign-up to adding a bit of passion and magic. Additionally, you will fall in love with the italic typographic style, and the simple appearance.
Applying for your dream job has never been easier with this super elegant white template with deep blue and gold details.
This template has a superior simplicity, clear lines, and well-designed layout. It is perfect for every single person who is a fan of more neutral tones and ordinary visuals.
If you are a fan of the green soothing tones found in nature or you intend on applying for a environment-related job position, than this this template is just the one you`ve been looking for. It has two complementary pages which have elegant yet practical design.
This two-page resume template has two basic colors white and blue, simple typography, and practical sidebar where you will be able to place the contacts, your career objective, education, and skills. Its focal point will be your name which will be written with white letters on a blue background.
If you want to keep things simple yet make quite a first impression, choose this attractive resume template. You will fall in love with the way your information will fit in the neatly polished layout.
Organize your bits of information a bit differently and make them come to life with this resume template with a creative yet minimalistic layout. It has a simple combination of colors and a bit unusual typographic style.
If you have an artistic heart and mind yet you are applying for a more serious job position, choosing this template will solve your problems. It is minimalistic yet elegant with italic typographic style which will amaze you over and over again.
12. Black minimalism
Unlike the traditional and basic resumes, this one which comes in black color with yellow details will come a long way when talking about making quite a first impression. It is one-page only but it will more than enough to showcase your personal work story.
13. The casual one
This template radiates with casual yet elegant vibe. It is a suitable if you are searching for something which is not too creative nor too serious. It has one-page but it has sections for skills, experience, profile, contact information, education, interests, recommendations, and portfolio. Yes, it is all-in-one casual yet classy resume.
14. Logo Domination
This resume template will be suitable for you especially if you have a special logo which you would like to incorporate into it. The logo will be the key-point of the resume and most certainly will pop on the black/white background all throughout the three pages of this modern bundle.
You cannot go wrong by choosing this classic template which has some modern twists in it such as the photo placeholders and contemporary typographic styles. Three effective pages all thoughtfully designed, complement one another and create a wholesome overall look and modern feel.
16. Soft hue
This template has a subtle soft colors, creative icon set for the contact information, bold typographic style for your name and surname, and most importantly all the needed sections. Fresh up your old resume with this plush resume template.
White and neat with black details, easy-to-read typography, yet contemporary and modern design. This template is perfect for every person which is love with white yet seeks some bold elements such as the typography of the name and surname.
18. Pastel tones
This classical and basic template is suiting for people who are straightforward and are fans to the simple and elegant things in life. It has a dominant white color with some pastel colored sidebar where you can insert some bits of information you want to put accent on such as your skills or education.
Professional and modern yet artistic and interesting, this template is perfect if you want to tell your story a bit more extensively. Moreover, the stunning typography style in which your name and surname will be written will most likely become your favorite one.
20. The flower power
Lastly in our minimalistic elegant section, we will provide you with something not that minimalistic but elegant indeed. This floral resume is everything when talking about impressive design. It has the warm complementary colors, artistic typography, and floral pattern elements which make this template and thus you, stand out from the crowd.
The Classic Resume Templates
Our third and final section, or we can even say our last twenty, is devoted to the classical resume templates and for a reason. Imagine, applying for a senior job position with a flowery or “splash of color” kind of resume?
Your resume would be probably thrown into the trash without even being read. Now, we don`t underestimate every single of the templates we`ve already mentioned, we are just saying you got to have an appropriate resume according to the job title you are applying for.
Of course, we will start this section with providing you with a safe option with which you cannot go wrong when applying for every single job position. This is a truly no-brainer. Nothing to worry about. It has every single section you need laid out in an aesthetically appealing way.
This template is on the border between being sophisticated and being a classic one. It has italic details, open layout without clear divided sections yet it is perfectly organized and easy to follow through.
One look at this template and you`ll know you have your template especially if you want to play it safe. You can never go wrong if you choose to stick with this two-page resume with simple layout, ordinary sections with their headings.
Another classical resume template with a bit more detailed structure will allow you to display your personal and work-related information in an effective yet simple way. In its main white structure, you will be able to give your statement and describe two important sections in your life, experience and education while in the sidebar you`ll be able to put down your contact information, skills and references.
Don’t wait in line to get your dream job, this formal and strong resume will make it happen for you. It has the character, the colors, and the bold typographic to make you stand out from the crowd even though it has a classical design.
A great way to spice things up when applying for a serious job position and you have to have a formal and classical resume is to add a dose of color. This resume template has it all. It has the color (different shades of blue), and all the needed sections to showcase your abilities.
This resume will be your best friend if you want to describe what you do in a profound manner. This bundle is composed of three-pages with super clean, modern, and well-designed layout colored in light shades of grey and blue. In this resume you will have the opportunity to describe your previous work experiences, your skills, level of experience, knowledge, and projects you`ve worked on.
This template`s design is on the border between being classical and minimalistic. Hence of its interesting yet fully functional design with all of its segments, we can equally place it in both of our sections. Its interesting black header (with your name in it) is an eye-catching detail which makes this template unique.
Cotton-candy like shades of pink turn this classical resume into a more elegant and soft one. It has the simplicity and layout of a plain resume but the colors add character and softness to it.
Great professional resume design colored in numerous grey tones with easy-to-read headings, and sidebar with creative descriptive icon set about the contact information.
11. Clean resume
Large readable typographic style, practical sections, simple and clean overall layout! This resume has everything you need to start your job applying journey.
12. “Pink” things up
Spice things up, or should we say pink things up, by using this resume with distinctive pink hue. Don’t be scared that it might be too girly, it`s not. The pink color is perfectly balanced with the other four complementary colors (white, grey, and black).
This template is here because besides the patterned header, its structure is flawlessly organized with sectioned layout, and sidebar element. The header itself makes it unique and creative. By using this template you can have the best of the two worlds, the creative and the formal one.
As the name itself says it, this template contains the most aristocratic combination – The combination of black and yellow. If you are searching for a way to make an exceptional first impression, than this is the way.
These two contrasting colors go quite hand in hand when put together in such interesting designs. This resume is a single-page one and has seven versatile sections which will allow you to tell your story in an organized manner.
16. Back to basics
Aesthetically and visually appealing, neatly organized, with exceptionally readable typographic style, and a tiny square picture is the equation for the most basic must-have resume. It all starts with having one of these “back to basic” templates.
17. The bold one
Extravagant, minimalistic, and with strong style. This template is for every person who wants to make a lasting impression.
Get hired in a prestigious company with the help of this professional and minimalistic resume which is divided into six sections. The design is simple yet effective and overall look is elegant and polished.
Play it safe by choosing this resume template which has a bright white background and a complementary palette of blue and dark grey. With its help you will be able to create a timeline of your working experience, assemble your education and level of expertise.
20. Teal love
Break the constant monotony of applying for the job positions you want with the same resume over and over again. Choose this resume which has such a fresh color combination, teal plus black. The header in which your name will be written is teal and the sidebar is black with teal colors. This resume is both interesting hence of the colors and easy to read because of the clear sections.
Now you have it! Now you don’t need to be embarrassed the next time you apply for a job simply because of your basic resume which looks like it was made by a third-grader. Consider your type of personality, what describes you most; the job position you are applying for; and you are good to choose a resume template from one of our three sections.