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Professional resume editing

Professional resume editing

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Creative Resume Templates

A Creative Resume can make the difference between getting a job or and being ignored by recruiters. If you want a really creative resume that will stand out from others you should choose creative layouts and designs. A creative resume could send you to the top of the candidate pile if you choose one with eye-catching designs.

The most important thing when designing a creative resume is to choose a template or a design specific for your career niche. The design and the color of your resume are the first things an employer sees, so try to make a good first impression by using outstanding colors and shapes. If you apply for a position as a graphic designer, you can choose a resume design that conveys an artistic sense with strong colors, fonts or images. If you are applying for a position in the medical sector, you can choose a clean layout that reflects your professionalism in the health care field. Look at this page for a sample graphic designer resume.

Among creative paper resumes, another thing you can try is the online resume. You can create an online resume on a blog or website where you can describe your skills in a unique and creative way. This is an excellent way for applicants to display their images, work portfolios or references in one place. By doing this, you can attract more recruiters and you can easily send in emails.

Start your Resume with a short introduction where you can describe what the position you are applying for means for to you. The next section of your Resume needs to continue with a strong objective statement which can describe what expectations you have in your professional career. The objective statement can also describe what type of position you are looking for and what skills and qualifications you have for the job. In the next section, you can add a qualifications summary where you write four or five sentences about your main abilities. Your resume also needs to present details about previous positions in the field.

The best thing you can do here is to add as many details as you can so that the employer can have an overview look on your main achievements and accomplishments. Describe all your duties and achievements and mention the name of the position you held and the period of employment.


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Creative Resume Template

Example
Personal Details


Name: Greg Anderson
Birth Date: 25.03.1979
Marital Status: Married
Children: Yes, two
Driver's License: Yes


Introduction


From my experience I can state that Graphic Designers develop and implement visual solutions by applying specialized techniques within many forms of media


Objective


Seeking to obtain a challenging and rewarding position as a Graphic Designer in a growth-oriented firm where I can fully utilize my experience, skills and knowledge in this field.


Summary


A talented and creative Graphic Designer with ten years experience in the print and web design. With outstanding artistic abilities and skills and an adept of expanding the user experience for the web and various multimedia applications


Qualities and Skills



Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Extensive experience and expertise with various design concepts

Deep knowledge in print production and preparation

Proficient in using computer programs and applications such as MS Word, Photoshop, QuarkXpress, Illustrator, Pagermaker


Work Experience


Graphic Designer, Littelfuse, Chicago, IL, 2007-present
Duties and responsibilities



Designed advertising campaign strategies for the company's services and products

Developed innovative designs for various photo shoots

Met with clients and discussed their requirements

Developed designs to responded to client's needs

Used and implemented innovative ideas to define a design brief by respecting the costs and the time frame set by the client

Used in developing works a wide range of media such as photography and computer design

Produced high quality work


Graphic Designer, Gensler, New York, NY, 2004-2007
Duties and Responsibilities



Designed sample layouts by using layout principles and esthetic design concepts

Generated new images by using computer software

Assemble layouts to prepare final layouts for printer

Responsible for proofreading materials in order to produce an accurate and high-quality final design

Contributed with creative ideas to the overall layout or brief

Collaborated with printers, programmers, developers or other workers in order to complete the final product of a company

Used the computer to design charts, illustrations and other artwork

Reviewed final layouts and recommended improvements when needed

Met and discussed with clients to determine the final layout design


Graphic Designer, Vistaprint, New York, NY, 2000 -2004
Duties and responsibilities



Created and implemented layouts for company logos, Internet websites and other products

Created innovative and creative layouts for clients and supervisors

Created illustrations and discussed them with clients and supervisors; made the necessary changes or adjustments when needed

Studied illustrations and planned presentation of materials and products

Instructed and educated the workers who assemble the final layouts for printing

Photographed layouts with camera and made layout prints for clients

Designed various still and animated graphics for client by using electronic video equipment


Education


Master's Degree in Graphic Art, New York University
Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Art, New York University


Affiliations and Achievements


Dean's Lister, New York University
Member of the American Institute of Graphic Artists since 2007
Member of the Grolier Club of New York since 2008


Areas of interest


Graphic Design
Advertising
Photography


References


References available upon request