Make a compelling resume for your first job that highlights your strengths and catches employers’ attention in a go.

Make an awesome first-impression with a stunning resume

Your resume is the first bit of you an employer sees deciding whether or not you are suitable for the job. For a fresher like you, it is even more important to have an effective resume to help you stand out among the large pool of applicants and secure an interview.

Making a compelling resume that surely gets top spot in any pile is not that difficult thanks to Canva’s amazingly simple resume maker for freshers. Simply choose from hundreds of resume templates specifically designed for the fresh graduates by professional artists, then add your credentials. In the blink of an eye, your resume will be ready, giving you more time to prepare for your interviews.

Make perfect resume for freshers in only a few clicks

  1. Create a new Canva account to get started with your resume design.
  2. Choose from our library, hundreds of professionally designed templates.
  3. Upload your own photos or choose from over 1 million stock images.
  4. Fix your pictures, add stunning filters and edit text.
  5. Save and share.

Customize your resume in 4 simple steps

  1. Change the images. Upload your 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. Pick 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.

Give your credentials the correct visual highlights with Canva

Designing in Canva gives you access to a vast bank of resume designs apt for diverse professions. So, whether you are applying for a management level job or a creative job, Canva has many field-centric design layouts for aspiring job seekers. Simply choose one and customize online using our resume maker.

The perks of designing a resume with Canva doesn’t end here, you have the option to upload your own professional headshot. Simply go to the Uploads tab, click on the green Upload your own images button and choose any JPEG, PNG or SVG file in your computer. Once uploaded, just drag and drop your photo where it needs to go on the resume.

Personalize your resume in accordance to the company or employer

Let the employer know your eagerness to work by adding elements suiting the concerned company or the position you are applying. With Canva’s easy-to-use customization tools you can personalize your resume and create company specific resume in minutes. You can make a copy of your resume and start adding elements important for the role in your resume. The best part is, you won’t need to look outside because Canva’s media library contains over a million images, icons, graphics, and illustrations. Most of these are for free, while a few are priced at just $1 for each one-time-use.

Print your resume or share via email as required

After designing an impressive resume, it’s time to get a crisp, high-resolution print of your resume. Just, click the Download button and select ‘PDF – Print’ option. This will download your design at 300 DPI (dots per inch), which is professional print quality. Also, you can share your resume with the employer via email. Once you’re done designing, just click on the share button and choose to send your resume via email.


Can I add my own image to the resume?

Yes, you can add your image to your resume layout. Just click on the green ‘Upload your own image’ tab and upload image from your computer into your Canva account for free. Once uploaded your photo will get saved in the Upload folder and can be used in other designs.

Can I take real time suggestions from my friends while designing my resume?

Yes, you can share your resume with your friends via email by clicking the Share button while clicking the ‘Can edit’ box. This will allow them to access your resume on their personal Canva account, enabling them to suggest edits and help you create a perfect resume.

How will the Canva watermark present on the layout be removed?

The watermark appearing on your design indicates that you have used paid images in your resume, owned by photographers. But don’t worry, at Canva even the professionally designed layouts/images are available a throwaway price of $1 for each one-time-use.

After completing your design just click the Download button and choose to export your resume as an image or PDF. At this point, a payment window will appear asking you to pay for the paid elements in your design. Do the needful, and the image or PDF will download to your computer without any watermark.