Graphic designer CV template in Word (free download)

Updated for 2019! Our simple, spacious Designer CV template features a clean, two-column layout, space for an optional profile picture and a wonderful font - Jenna Sue - to add some creative, eye-catching messages.
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CV template details:

  • CV ref: #131
  • File size: 28kb
  • File format: .docx (Microsoft Word)
  • File name: Designer-CV-template.docx
  • Fonts required: Jenna Sue, Arial Narrow
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About this CV template:

When you're going after a creative role, there's nothing like a little creativity on your CV to grab the attention of prospective recruiters! Our Designer CV template offers just that, whether you use it with a photo or without. It's a beautiful fresh two column CV template that makes use of a fabulous font to add a little extra flair, without detracting from your valuable information.

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Hello! I’m Sean James

123 The Street, The Town, The City NG1 234
(01949) 123456 | seanjamesdesign@gmail.com | www.seanjamesdesign.com

PROFILE

I’m a highly creative and technically competent graphic designer with 6 years of post-qualification experience.

QUALIFICATIONS

2009-2012
BA(Hons) Graphic Design
Acme University

2007-2009
BTEC Level 3 Graphic Design
Acme College

SKILLS

Photoshop – Advanced
Illustrator – Advanced
InDesign – Advanced
Adobe XD – Advanced
Dimension CC – Advanced
Dreamweaver – Intermediate

EXPERIENCE

April 2016 – date
Graphic Designer
Acme Company Limited

I work with clients, briefing and advising them on design style, format & process. I prepare rough drafts of material based on an agreed brief, developing concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations, logos and websites.

June 2014 – March 2016
Graphic Designer
XYZ Company Limited

I supported the brand team by creating marketing communication materials to match campaigns and plans. I designed & created assets for various digital channels i.e. websites, emails & social. I also worked closely with the Product Manager to design product styling including colour-ways and decal application.

June 2012 – May 2014
Graphic Designer
ABC Company Limited

I was responsible for branding, web design, providing design support for the digital marketing team, creative campaigns, advertising campaigns, email design, packaging design, print media design, & art direction of photo and video shoots.

PORTFOLIO

Attached – please see my website for more.

Let’s work together!

Template details:

This lovely graphic designer CV template in Microsoft Word format has a simple, eye-catching design and offers clear presentation of your information. Originally published in September 2018, we’ve updated the template for 2019 with more example content and extra room for your employment history.

How do I download the free font – Jenna Sue?

Would you like to download this amazing font used in our free CV template? It’s very easy to download and install the free font that’s used in this CV template. First, visit the Font Space website here: http://www.fontspace.com/jenna-sue-design-co/jenna-sue

Then, click the red DOWNLOAD button. This will download a Zip file containing the font to your computer. Double click to open the Zip file. Most people won’t need to actually extract all the files – you can simply double click on the TrueType font file, and click ‘Install’.

Once you’ve installed the required font, you can open up the free CV template file that you’ve downloaded on this page. Make sure the fancy intro text and footer text look the same as the examples below. If they look different, select the text and re-select ‘Jenna Sue’ from the drop down list of fonts.

More about this template with previews

We always create our CV templates with the user in mind. Having a rigid and fixed template is not going to help you, which is why we like you to edit them to suit your needs. Our delightful ‘Designer’ CV template is super-easy to customise yourself. It’s got two columns which align to the middle and you can decide exactly what information you want in each. If you’ve got more information than will fit on one page, simply space-bar down to push the template onto the next page.

At the top of this graphic designer CV template, we’ve left space for a photo – which is of course completely optional. If you right click on the placeholder image, you’ll have the option to ‘Change Picture’ and you can then add your own photo. Alternatively, you can simply delete the photo and press return a few times until you’re happy with the spacing. (See: Should I include a photo on my CV?)

Graphic designer CV

How to edit the message on this graphic designer CV

You’ll see at the foot of the template on the right hand side, we’ve inserted a fun casual message in the fantastic Jenna Sue font. If you want to, you can of course insert whatever message you like here. For example, “I’d love to work with you” or “Let’s meet!”.

The casual yet beautifully formed lettering of this font make it the perfect choice for these slightly informal yet eye-catching messages. It draws the recruiter’s attention and shows creative flair.

Remember, as per our terms of use, you can download and customise this template for your own personal use.

We hope you love this fabulous CV template as much as we do. If you do decide to use it, we’d super appreciate a kind review, a Facebook share or a Tweet!

TIP: Mentioning membership of a relevant industry organisation on your CV can help boost credibility and demonstrate professionalism. It also shows an interest in and passion for the design industry. You might for example join the Chartered Society for Designers, AIGA, SEGD or RGD (Canada). There are some further organisations to consider here,

About Jen Wiss-Carline

Jen Wiss-Carline has been a Senior Manager and Consultant for several sizeable companies which included dealing with all aspects of staff management and recruitment. She is also a Chartered Legal Executive, and was admitted as a Fellow in February 2006.

Jen's qualifications include:
LL.B (Hons) (1st)
Chartered Legal Executive (FCILEx)
PG Cert Bus Admin
PgDip Law (LPC) / LL.M (Master of Laws) (Distinction)

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