Career Fair Ready: Make Your Resume Stand Out

Create an eye-catching resume that’s perfect for the next career fair with Adobe Creative Cloud for students.

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of a career fair, it’s important to stand out and show your personality. One way to do that is through your resume! Whether your job hunt is face to face or online, a creative eye-catching resume can set you ahead of other applicants.

Creative field or not, it’s important to present your information in a clear, concise and creative way. A good resume design can show recruiters your experience and personality without distracting the reader. This may be through a visual element, a pop of color or a unique layout. The options are endless. See how with these unique professional resume design ideas.

Unique Resume with Photo

Featured Photo

Having your photo on your resume is a great way to help recruiters connect your name to your face. The example to the left, created in InDesign, shows a clean layout that includes a featured photo without limiting text space.

Adobe Creative Cloud gives you all the tools you need to create a resume just like this one. Use Photoshop to perfect your headshot, create a unique resume from scratch in InDesign, or build it from a template in Adobe Spark. Check out this video for more tips.

Colored Resume Design

Pop of Color

Not ready to stray from the traditional resume rules, but still looking to stand out? Add a pop of color!

Including a touch of color on your resume is a subtle way of grabbing attention without overwhelming readers. This can be done with a colored border, as shown to the left, or with colored text.

Resume Design Font Ideas

Fun with Fonts

Fonts carry their own personality, so use one that fits yours. With Adobe Creative Cloud you’ll have access to Adobe Fonts. Explore thousands of creative fonts, and find the one that expresses your unique professional image.

Make your resume represent you, with Adobe Creative Cloud. Students save 70% on tools like Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Spark, and more. Learn more at

Show Your Design Skills - Add a Logo to Your Resume