Thursday 2 April 2009

How To Create A Great Web Design CV and Résumé?

In a recent Smashing Magazine article, a number of web designers accepted the challenge of re-designing a bland & and rather mediocre 'online' CV into something more eye catching and attention grabbing.

The economy is bad. 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!). Your portfolio is already gorgeous, but have you created a drool-worthy résumé?

This flimsy one-page document is more important than many people think: the résumé is the first portfolio piece that potential employers see, and if they’re not impressed, chances are they won’t look at the rest of your portfolio. “But I’m not a print designer!” you moan.

It doesn’t matter, and I don’t want to hear your excuses! You need to conquer this, because if you’re a great Web designer, you don’t want your first impression to be mediocre.

To read the full article and see the outputs, please click HERE

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