Creative Jobbing

Instead of listing qualifications, designers prove skill through prototype

Implications - As the economic uncertainty continues to wain on and more creatives become desperate for employment, many have taken the matter into their own hands (literally) by exercising skills and qualifications through eye-catching resumes that are a physical embodiment of talent. This shift towards creative jobbing satisfies the need for instant gratification amid Millennial job hunters as well as busy executives.
SCORE: 5.4
Warm Top 6 Examples: 58,645 Total Clicks Apr 13 - May 14
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Visual Pitch Promotional Cards - Make Sure People Remember You with These Visual Business Cards
SCORE: 7.1
Viral 21,802 Clicks Pub: Feb 7, 14
Visual Pitch Promotional Cards
Make Sure People Remember You with These Visual Business Cards
Stand out from the crowd and make sure you make the right first impression with these visual business cards. Being able to showoff what you’re about right off the bat has become a necessity... [More]
Informative Infographic Resumes - This Resume Could Land You a Creative Industries Internship
SCORE: 6
Hot 20,615 Clicks Pub: Apr 4, 13
Informative Infographic Resumes
This Resume Could Land You a Creative Industries Internship
If you’re looking to land a social media internship or another creative apprenticeship, a bold resume like this one will help you stand out from the crowd and get your foot in the door. Design... [More]
Passport-Inspired Resumes - Art Student Miruna Macri Deliberately Loses Fake Passports to Find a Job
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 1,611 Clicks Pub: Feb 12, 14
Passport-Inspired Resumes
Art Student Miruna Macri Deliberately Loses Fake Passports to Find a Job
Anyone who has searched for a job knows of the hardships that come along with it; you may send out hundreds of resumes but only get a chance at a few interviews if you’re lucky, and for one... [More]
News Network Resumes - This Creative Online Resume Mimics the Homepage of CNN
SCORE: 5.2
Warm 2,772 Clicks Pub: Aug 26, 13
News Network Resumes
This Creative Online Resume Mimics the Homepage of CNN
In attempt to set himself apart and perhaps gain some publicity, the creator of this online resume expresses his career interests breaking news-style. Fanis Poulinakis, an aspiring TV director from... [More]
Fashionable Self-Promotion Shoots - The 'My Resume' Photo Series Takes a Visual Approach to Branding
SCORE: 3.6
Warm 4,778 Clicks Pub: Dec 6, 13
Fashionable Self-Promotion Shoots
The 'My Resume' Photo Series Takes a Visual Approach to Branding
The My Resume photo series was created by photographer, web designer and illustrator Kaylan Tannahill. She designed fake tattoos and a t-shirt that show off her skills. Cleverly titled, this shoot... [More]
QR-Coded Creative Resumes - Graphic Design Student Errol Veloso Created This Slick Resume
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 7,067 Clicks Pub: Apr 9, 13
QR-Coded Creative Resumes
Graphic Design Student Errol Veloso Created This Slick Resume
If landing a role in a media-based, creative or arts capacity is something that’s on your wishlist, creative media internship applications like this resume could help get you started in your... [More]