40+ Creative Resume Templates You’ll Want To Steal in 2023

Creative resumes have become a popular trend among job seekers. No wonder — they have the power to stand out from the sea of traditional black-and-white resumes. If you're thinking about using one too, we've put together this selection of more than 40 creative resume templates made by successful professionals.

These creative resume templates range from quite minimalistic resumes you could use in a wider variety of professions, to some of the most extravagant pieces, suitable for artists or designers. 

Some of these examples are also available as resume templates that you can use (many of them even for free). 

However, others are closely tied to the designer's own personality and it probably wouldn't be possible to copy them even if you wanted to. Still, you can use them as inspiration. 

Either way, if you decide to go for a creative resume template, remember that it reflects not only your own personality but also the character of your desired work environment.

In other words — you wouldn't want to apply for an accountant job with any of these resumes. However, they may as well get you that dream job in a creative agency!

40+ creative resume templates for your inspiration

1. Social media manager at L'Oréal resume

social media manager creative resume

Resume by social media manager at L'Oréal

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    A creative template is welcomed in jobs that are, well, creative. So, if you’re hoping to score a position in fashion, marketing, design, or arts, you can give a unique resume design a try. But if you’re applying for a relatively formal and non-creative job in fields like finance, consulting, law, academia, or healthcare, make sure you opt for a minimalistic resume design. Of course, this also depends on the position and the company. For example, a creative resume template might work for a healthcare job at a children’s hospital.

2. Nurse at Akron Children's Hospital resume sample

Registered Nurse at Akron Children's Hospital Resume Sample

Resume by nurse at Akron Children's Hospital

3. Iconographic resume template

Michelle Campbell creative resume template

"Infographic Resume" by Michelle Campbell

4. Visual resume template

Tamás Léb creative resume template

"FREE Visual Resume CV Template" by Tamás Leb

5. Old-school resume template

creative resume template
creative resume template

Self Promotion: Resume & Job Application by Vidar Olufsen

6. Creative resume template

GlitchCV creative resume template

Personal Stationery by Alysa Choudri

7. Colorful resume template

Jonas Nullens creative resume template

"Personal branding & resume" by Jonas Nullens

8. Resume template by Kate Renner

Resume Print creative resume template

"My resume" by Kate Renner

9. Infographic resume template

Resume Infographics template

"My resume" by Ven Klement

10. Resume infographic template

Infographic resume template

"My Infografic Curriculum Vitae" by Matteo Reggi

11. Graphic designer resume template

Machinist creative resume template

"My CV Resume" by Peter Kisteman

12. Designer resume template

Visual creative resume template

Self Promotion by Siri Lonvik

13. Personal branding + creative resume template

Mathew Lynch creative resume template

"Personal Branding & Self Promo" by Matthew Lynch

14. Minimalistic resume

Minimal resume template
minimal resume template

"Resume" by Adam Rozmus

15. Modern resume

modern resume template

CV by Pieter Baert (link unavailable)

16. Poster resume example

typography resume template

"Wanted Poster"  by Tom Prager

 17. Timeline creative resume template

Michael Hyun creative resume template

"Resume Design" by Michael Hyun

18. Creative resume templates by Kickresume

kickresume creative templates
kickresume creative templates

Resume Templates by Kickresume >>>

19. ''Book resume'' template

creative resume template
creative resume template
Ashley Spencer creative resume template

"Curriculum Vitae / Resume" by Ashley Spencer

20. Personal branding + creative resume

personal branding resume template
Sabré Ragsdale

"Self-promotion // Resume" by Sabraé Ragsdale

21. Free creative resume template

Emiliance Ismailov free creative resume template

"CV Free Resume Template" by Emiliance Ismailov

22. Minimalistic resume example

Cristian Martinez Castellar creative resume template

"Curriculum Vitae / Resume" by Cristian Martínez Castellar

23. Free minimalistic resume template

Patryk Korycki free creative resume template

"Free Minimalistic Resume / CV Timeline" by Patryk Korycki

24. Free resume template

free creative resume template

"Free Resume Template + Icons (Self promotion)" by Tolgahan Yurtseven

25. Free creative resume template

Andrew Hint creative resume template

"Resume (CV) Template FREE" by Andrew Hint

26. Self-branding resume

Daniel Balcazar creative resume template

"Self Branding / Curriculum Vitae" by Daniel Balcazar

27. Elegant resume sample

Vincenzo Castro elegant resume template

"Curriculum Vitae" by Vincenzo Castro

28. Simple resume template

simple resume template


29. Resume by Valerie

Valerie Ng creative resume template

"Resume" by Valerie Ng

30. Old school resume example

Nitesh Baviskar old school resume template

"Resume" by Nitesh Baviskar

31. Modern resume

Amber Smith retro resume template

"Identity 2013" by Amber Smith

32. Modern resume sample

Rafal Kozera creative resume template

"3-Piece Modern Resume" by Rafal Kozera

33. Minimalistic resume template

Fernando Baéz minimal resume template

"FREE Resume Template" by Fernando Báez

34. Creative resume template

Georgina Bousia creative resume template

 creative resume template

"CV | Resume" by Georgina Bousia

35. Infographic resume template

Genevieve Lovelock infographic resume templates

"Resume / Curriculum Vitae" by Genevieve Lovelock

36. Creative resume template by Darthkix

Darthkix creative resume template

"MY RESUME" by Darthkix

37. Personal identity resume

Roland Martial creative resume template

"RM Brand Identity" by Roland Martial

38. Illustrated resume template

Matteo Innominato creative resume template

"My Resumé — Personal Branding Design" by Matteo Innominato

39. Minimalist resume design

Jacopo Pulcini minimalistic resume template
minimalistic resume template

"My CV - Resume" by Jacopo Pulcini

40. Graphic designer resume sample

Roberto Zizza creative resume template

"My creative resume | Curriculum vitae" by Roberto Zizza

41. Creative resume by Jimmy

Jimmy Charles creative resume template

"Identité visuelle JIM" by Jimmy Charles

42. Modern resume design

Mihai Anghel creative resume template

"Resume" by Mihai Anghel

43. Creative resume template by Irene

Irene Stracuzzi creative resume template

"CV / Curriculum Vitae / 2014" by Irene Stracuzzi

44. Free resume template by Freesumes

"The Modern Clean Resume Template Freebie" by Freesumes.com

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This article was recently updated. The original article was written in 2017.

  • Martin Poduska, Editor in Chief at Kickresume
  • Martin Poduska
    Editor in Chief
    Martin Poduska is a resume expert and career advice writer at Kickresume. He leads Kickresume’s team of writers and is the main person responsible for upholding the standards of expertise and quality on the blog. In addition to having written nearly 100 in-depth, painstakingly researched resume advice articles, as chief editor he has also edited and revised every single article on this blog. Tens of thousands of job seekers read Martin’s resume advice every month. Martin holds a degree in English from the University of St Andrews and a degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Amsterdam.

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