Create a compelling resume design that organizes all your credentials in an impressive run-through.


Design a resume / CV that deserves the top spot in any pile

Your resume can make or break your job application. It’s the starting point to a career that may dictate how your life shifts from that point on. That’s why creating one can be such a daunting challenge.

If you’re currently at this stage of your application process, then Canva can lessen the stress for you. Present your credentials in the most compelling way possible with a selection of professionally designed resume layouts that you can customize according to your personal style in our resume maker. We also have a wide selection of stock photos, icons, fonts, and a selection of backgrounds for different personalities.

How to make a resume online in few clicks?

  1. Open Canva and select the “Resume” design type.
  2. Choose from our library of professional graphic design elements such as banners, icons, frames and more.
  3. Upload your own photos or choose from over 1 million stock images.
  4. Fix your images, add stunning filters and edit text.
  5. Save and share.

Design and customize your resume / CV with ease

  1. Change the images. Upload your own images or choose from our stock library of over 1 million photographs, graphics and illustrations.
  2. Change the fonts. Choose from over 130 fresh fonts.
  3. Change the background. Choose a background from our library or use an image.
  4. Change the colors. Change the color of your text boxes and text to add extra flair.

Double the impact of your resume by topping your impressive credentials with strong visual design

Whatever industry you’re applying for, we have a resume design that will fit your needs. In Canva, the layouts are all composed to perfection by pros. You may use these as is, or as the basis for your own designs. Our constantly updated library of layouts and design elements has the capability to give an accessible graphic form to any idea, while the drag-and-drop interface lets you customize the designs according to your specific needs.

If you need to add any last minute edits or changes to your resume, you can always access your designs through Canva’s mobile apps available for both iOS and Android devices.

Easily individualize each resume design with our wide selection of layouts

Show your enthusiasm with a resume especially designed for the company and position you’re shooting for. Because Canva has ready-to-use layouts, you’ll have more time creating a specific resume for each of your applications.

You may opt not to make any design changes or you may try a 360-degree overhaul, if that’s what your application needs. In Canva, the only limit is your imagination. Upload your own brand elements or other images to the layout and let your personality make an impact on your potential employers.

You have over one million stock images and icons to choose from for your awesome resume design

Once your resume is organized in a clear, concise arrangement, you may add in any visual element to support your data. How about highlighting your professional abilities with a skill bar that visually conveys all the qualifications? Or your number and email could be paired up with charming icons that call attention to your contact details.

Any visual technique that can communicate how ideal you are for the job you’re applying for is possible in Canva. We have a selection of excellently curated photos and icons from awesome contributors and Canva’s own league of professional designers. You may even customize the colors and sizes of these visual aids according to the visual flow of your CV!

Print out your resume in crisp, clear, stunning high resolution or share it online

After designing, simply load up your saved resume and download the high-quality PDF version. Hand that file over to the printers and get your application ready for all that job-hunting action.

You may also share your design online! Just open your resume and paste your email list right into our “Share” feature. Your recipients will then be able to conveniently visit your resume online with just one click.