Designing a Resume for Creatives

Designing a Resume for Creatives
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Date(s) - 13/10/2019
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Whether you’re a recent college grad or a seasoned professional, your resume is the most important career document in your job-search arsenal. Resumes are particularly crucial for creatives, as they’re a place where professionals can showcase their design prowess to hiring managers. In this course, Ina Saltz provides you with a fresh perspective on how to present yourself through a visually strong, content-rich resume. She takes a comprehensive and critical look at how to create your career story, explaining what you must know and do to make a recruiter’s first impression of you memorable and actionable. Ina goes beyond the basic resume and includes presentation options for creatives, including how to keep a cohesive look and approach. Along the way, she shares best practices and explains how to avoid common resume errors.

What you’ll learn

  • Organizing and emphasizing your experience
  • Curating your career story
  • Being honest and authentic
  • Optimizing resumes for different career stages
  • Planning a career transition
  • Choosing effective typefaces
  • Using style, size, weight, and color
  • Choosing the right words and text length

Instructor

Ina Saltz

Author, Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning; Professor, CCNY; Author: Typography Essentials; Body Type I & II
Former Time design director Ina Saltz writes books, art directs, and teaches at City College of New York.

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