When sending out a resume, you want to stand out from the crowd. In our competitive economy, this is more true in 2016 than ever.
Applying for jobs as a Graphic Designer is a unique task because creativity and design are the skills that employers look for. While a employer is searching through submitted resumes, they will discard a number of applicants before ever seeing their work. As a designer, especially one starting out in the industry, you need to make sure that you showcase your talent right away.
Since looking through applications is a time consuming task, employers appreciate when a resume is concise and to the point. If you can combine that, with showing off your design talents, they will know you have what it takes to get brand messages across to customers efficiently.
Since you already have the talent, I want to do my part in inspiring you to create a kick-butt designer resume. These are my five favorite examples: