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Great Resume Templates: The 2018 List of 7 Great Resume Templates

Every great design begins with an even better story!

Someone who puts creativity and spends time is considered dedicated. But choosing the perfect template is a stressful job.

Building a resume starts with finding the perfect template. Some people prefer a modern outlook whereas others like to keep it simple.
But it is important to remember that this choice helps hiring managers to weed out candidates easily.

A resume template is what helps you stand out from all the other applications. If you beg to differ and are looking for great resume templates, this blog post is for you.

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In this blog post we will cover the following topics:

Professional Black

The Professional Black Template is one of our oldest and most trusted templates. It is a premium template on our Resume Builder and you'll see why!

The Professional black template is a two column template mostly suited for professionals who want to balance their professional experience with something additional.
This resume design comprises various shades of gray including black and white to clearly highlight different parts of your resume. Only a single font i.e. Open Sans has been used in the Resume.
It is donned with just the right amount of white spaces which makes even content heavy resumes easy to read.

Key Features

  • clean and compact design
  • only uses shades of grey and black
  • two column design
  • highly ATS compliant
  • single font usage
  • dashed columns
  • premium on our Online Resume Builder

Sample Templates

Check out the following resume template of a Sales Associate. This resume has been made using our Professional Black design.
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California

The California resume template is one of our best sellers in the Modern Resume Templates pack.
It ia a two column design that employs a gradient scheme between orange and pink colors to give your resume the modern look it deserves. It also has a provision for adding an image to your resume.
You can even change the primary and secondary colors in this design. It has been exclusively designed for today's professionals who work in newer industries.

Key Features

  • clean and compact design
  • modern outlook
  • two column design
  • image adding feature
  • gradient scheme between orange and pink
  • free of cost on our Online Resume Builder
  • choose your own color combinations

Sample Template

Check out the following resume template of an Executive Assistant. This resume has been made using our California design.
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Gradient Green

This template employs gradient color scheme to help you deliver an outstanding resume. Every recruiter will read your resume if this is in their inbox.
The gradient green resume template is one of our** most loved creative resume templates**. It carries a variety of graphical and other novel elements to make your resume stand out from competition.
It incorporates timelines, icons and colors into these templates to ensure that any recruiter who looks at a resume in one of these templates, is sure to keep reading it.

Get ready to receive a lot of interview calls!

Key Features

  • clean and compact design
  • only uses shades of green
  • two column design
  • highly ATS compliant
  • contains special modern elements
  • a novel resume layout
  • contains images, colors or graphical elements
  • premium on our Online Resume Builder

Sample Template

Check out the following resume template of a Accounting Manager and Controller. This resume has been made using our Gradient Green design.
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New York

The New York Resume Template is a single column template that makes use of boxes to separate sections. It is the perfect combination of creativity as well as professionalism.
This resume template has everything- your image, icons, boxes to separate sections and a highly professional color theme.

Try making your resume in this template now! It has a very high success rate.

Key Features

  • clean and compact design
  • only uses shades of blue
  • has a lot of white spaces
  • single column design
  • highly ATS compliant
  • contains special modern elements
  • a unique resume layout
  • contains images, colors or graphical elements
  • premium on our Online Resume Builder

Sample Template

Check out the following resume template of a Supply Chain Manager. This resume has been made using our New York design.
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Pastel Magic

The resume is designed specially to contain all the detailed summary of an applicant’s qualification and working experiences. It shows the complete picture about your personality and professional life.
This resume template is designed in Illustrator CS6. It contains pastel shades that are pleasing to look at. The vector format allows you to make changes in this resume template according to your personal information and academics.

Key Features

  • clean and compact design
  • only uses pastel shades
  • double column design
  • contains special modern elements
  • a unique resume layout
  • contains images and colors
  • free to use on Graphic Google

Sample Template

Check out the following resume template of a Graphic Designer. This resume has been made using Graphic Google's Pastel Magic design.
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Shady Blue

The resume format is designed to give a sleek and modern look to your professional resume. It is a very unique and clean design that compacts all your important information into a single page of resume.
It is a two column design that provides space to include your image too. It contains shades of blue and a designer font to instantly grab the hiring manager's eye!

Key Features

  • clean and compact design
  • only uses pastel shades of blue
  • double column design
  • contains special modern elements
  • a unique resume layout
  • contains images and colors
  • free to use on Behance.net

Sample Template

Check out the following resume template of a UI/UX Designer and Programmer. This resume has been made using Behance's Shady Blue design.
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Manhattan

This Manhattan headline resume mimics the layout of a newspaper or magazine piece. It lets the world know that the written product is your most prized passion.
It is available in 3 standard color schemes. It uses classic typography to please the senses.
This design template is suited for : journalists, editors, bloggers, copywriters and writers, marketing, interior decoration, graphic design careers.

Key Features

  • clean and compact design
  • only uses light shades of blue and black
  • double column design
  • contains special modern elements
  • a unique resume layout
  • contains images and colors
  • free to use on Loft Resume

Sample Template

Check out the following resume template of a Photographer. This resume has been made using Loft Resume's Manhattan design.
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Think of your resume design template as an opportunity to stand out! For any doubts or queries, give us a shout out in the comments.