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Create a Grid Based Resume/CV Layout in InDesign. This post was originally published in 2009 The tips and techniques explained may be outdated.

Create a Grid Based Resume/CV Layout in InDesign

Use the power of grid based designs to create a structured and professional page layout in InDesign, which can then be populated with a range of information to produce a polished CV or Resume. I was recently invited to participate in the Steven Stevenson challenge over at Smashing Magazine. The goal was to produce a CV or Resume layout for a fictional character using the details supplied. My approach was to create a minimal two colour design that showcased Mr. Stevenson’s sophisticated Graphic Design skills through a clean and structured layout. Let’s go back through the process of creating the document, and see how the initial grid layout was produced. Being a design aimed more towards print, and one that concentrates on the fine grid details, we’ll use Adobe InDesign as the application of choice. With the basic document set up, go to Layout > Margins and Columns.

10 Résumé Designs That Will Get You Hired. 40 Most Creative Resume Design Ever Seen. Been a while since you dusted off your resume, added in your most recent work and gave it a facelift?

40 Most Creative Resume Design Ever Seen

Before you do that, check out these examples for inspiration. A well-crafted resume is a great way to stand out as a candidate, and it’s not the easiest task to balance form and function with the opportunity to show off your design chops. Have a look at what other designers are doing before you head back to the drawing board, and remember: a resume’s most important function is give a potential employer a good idea of your experience as quickly as possible. Design acrobatics are secondary to that. 1. What Is the Best Resume Font, Size and Format? [Infographic] Forget substance, this one’s all about style.

What Is the Best Resume Font, Size and Format? [Infographic]

Of your resume that is. It’s always good to stand out and make a positive impression. When entering the workforce, you should strive to be creative, unique and let your individual skills shine. While most people know not to use scented paper, graphics, colours or Comic Sans fonts, here are a a few additional tips on how to write an effective resume from our friends at ResumeTemplates101. Resume fonts & sizes: The most common font to use is Times New Roman, in black and size 12 points.Other serif fonts (with tails) to consider that are easy to read include: Georgie, Bell MT, Goudy Old Style, Garamond.Popular sans serif (no tails) fonts include: Arial, Tahoma, Century Gothic and Lucida Sans.Any of the above fonts would be reasonable for a resume as long as you consistently use one font only.Make your headings and name stand out, think of your resume like a blog post or newspaper article.Make headlines bold, Italicise, CAPITALISE or underline.

How To Create A Great Web Design CV and Résumé? Advertisement The economy is bad.

How To Create A Great Web Design CV and Résumé?

No one’s job is really 100% safe, so it’s time we all bucked up and got our recession bags packed (just in case!). Andy Mangold. Useful Legal Documents For Designers (PDF/DOC) Contracts are a source of anxiety and dismay in creative work, but they exist for a good reason.

Useful Legal Documents For Designers (PDF/DOC)

A good contract ensures that you and your client have the same expectations, and protects you in case things go south. Ideally, your contract should be a combination of industry standards, legal protection and personal preferences. To help you get started, here’s a set of 10 basic agreements for a variety of common business situations that creative professionals face. How much do you expect to be paid in advance? What happens if a payment is late? 2Image credits: Joybot3. Here’s the full set that you can customize online: AIGA Standard for Professional Design Services4 Drafted by the premier design association in the US, this is probably the most complete designer-friendly agreement out there (works best for big projects).

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