18 WordPress Themes for Creating an Awesome Online Résumé

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As web designers/developers, you need an online portfolio or a landing page, wherein your potential clients can take a look at your works. Further more, it helps to have a resume or Curriculum Vitae online — so that if a client seeks more info about you, he/she can simply head to that page, instead of asking you for a CV in email. In this article, we take a look at some of the best Resume or CV themes for WordPress.

ResumePress

Major Features:

  • Fully customizable design and layout
  • Custom fields like Career History, Summary and Education
  • Gallery cum portfolio support
ResumePress

ResumePress

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Precision (Regular License: $20)

Major Features:

  • Unique “brochure style” design
  • Custom image slideshows
  • 6 shortcodes; 2 custom post types
  • Cross Slide image slider
Precision

Precision

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Cascade (Regular License $20)

Major Features:

  • Uses jQuery and Lightbox
  • 2 skins; 8 tab colors; 10 tab icons
  • 20 predefined backgrounds; 10 social media icons
  • Custom contact form
  • Google Maps shortcode
Cascade

Cascade

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Circlus (Regular License: $25)

Major Features:

  • jQuery Nivo slider plugin
  • Custom 404 Error Page
  • Custom contact form
  • Custom favicon
Circlus

Circlus

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Vue (Regular License: $35)

Major Features:

  • 7 different skins
  • Multiple portfolio layouts
  • 2 homepage sliders
  • Unbranded theme options
Vue

Vue

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Aurel (Standard License: $12)

Major Features:

  • 2 different layouts
  • Valid xHTML 1.0 Transitional
  • jQuery scroller
Aurel

Aurel

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zeeBizzCard (Free)

Major Features:

  • 7 color schemes
  • 3 Featured posts’ sliders
  • Font Manager with over 20 fonts
  • Translation ready
  • Localized in English and German
zeeBizzCard

zeeBizzCard

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Profile (Free)

Major Features:

  • Minimalist design
  • Custom menus and logo
  • Can also serve as a website with static pages (instead of posts)
Profile

Profile

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MyResume (Club Membership: $39/year)

Major Features:

  • jQuery tabbed content
  • Social media integration
  • 5 color schemes
  • Smooth tabbed design
  • Automated thumbnail resizing
MyResume

MyResume

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Get Hired (Standard License: $18)

Major Features:

  • 6 color schemes
  • Social media integration
  • In-built contact form
  • Print-ready CSS
Get Hired

Get Hired

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Super Slick vCard (Regular License: $20)

Major Features:

  • 8 color schemes
  • 27 pre-built translations
  • 2 navigation styles
  • 7 PSDs included
  • Showcase/Portfolio page
  • In-built contact form
Super Slick vCard

Super Slick vCard

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MiniSite (Regular License: $25)

Major Features:

  • Minimal clean design
  • Ajax/PHP contact form
  • 4 color schemes
  • Pre-defined shortcodes
  • jQuery and Lightbox based gallery/slideshow
MiniSite

MiniSite

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MiniCard (Free)

Major Features:

  • Support for hCard micro-format
  • Multiple social networks
  • Portfolio support
MiniCard

MiniCard

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Visiting Card (Free)

Major Features:

  • Support for multiple social networks
  • In-built contact form
  • Ideal for non-bloggers
Visiting Card

Visiting Card

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Creative Zodiac (Regular License: $30)

Major Features:

  • No page reloading (even when using features such as ‘Search’)
  • In-built contact form
  • Detailed Theme Options
  • Custom page templates
Creative Zodiac

Creative Zodiac

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The Digital Business Card (Free)

Major Features:

  • 50+ social networking sites supported
  • Ideal for non-bloggers
  • Easy to use Theme Options panel
The Digital Business Card

The Digital Business Card

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BizzCard (Standard License: $69; Free Version also available)

Major Features:

  • Independent Twitter gadget
  • Flexible widgets
  • FAQ template
  • Huge logo
  • In-built contact form
  • Custom Branding
BizzCard

BizzCard

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vCard (Free; Pro version also available after Club Membership)

Major Features:

  • Supports hCard micro-format
  • Downloadable vCard
  • Supports multiple social networks
  • Translation-ready
  • Pre-loaded plugins
vCard

vCard

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With that, we come to the end of this round-up. Which theme do you use for your online resume/CV? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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Sufyan bin Uzayr writes for various magazine and blogs, and is the author of "Sufism: A Brief History". He blogs about technology, Linux and open source, mobile, web design and development, typography, and Content Management Systems at Code Carbon. You can learn more about him, follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook and Google+.

7 Comments Best Comments First
  • Jules

    Sunday, April 1st, 2012 08:18

    5

    Cascade and Aurel looks cool for me. Tried Aurel myself and love it. ;) Nice collection anyway.

    +1
  • Janice

    Saturday, March 31st, 2012 07:33

    1

    Wow a nice collection. Mini site theme is very clean and professional

    0
  • yu

    Sunday, April 1st, 2012 04:59

    4

    I like Aurel theme, professional !!!

    0
  • Bryce

    Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 02:51

    6

    Seems a little ironic to use another web developer’s theme to showcase your own web development work.

    0
  • radyo dinle

    Thursday, April 12th, 2012 10:06

    7

    Bananaphones, big asses, tiny junk, & the ghetto couple. Aww Yeah. #sl wp.me/puYTt-oO

    0
  • Eloy

    Saturday, March 31st, 2012 11:38

    2

    Sometimes it is easier use online services like about.me. But great themes anyway.

    -1
  • chinmaya

    Saturday, March 31st, 2012 12:35

    3

    I like biz card an the zodiac the most among this bunch. A great collection of card themes!!

    -1
  • radyo dinle

    Thursday, April 12th, 2012 10:06

    7

    Bananaphones, big asses, tiny junk, & the ghetto couple. Aww Yeah. #sl wp.me/puYTt-oO

    0
  • Bryce

    Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 02:51

    6

    Seems a little ironic to use another web developer’s theme to showcase your own web development work.

    0
  • Jules

    Sunday, April 1st, 2012 08:18

    5

    Cascade and Aurel looks cool for me. Tried Aurel myself and love it. ;) Nice collection anyway.

    +1
  • yu

    Sunday, April 1st, 2012 04:59

    4

    I like Aurel theme, professional !!!

    0
  • chinmaya

    Saturday, March 31st, 2012 12:35

    3

    I like biz card an the zodiac the most among this bunch. A great collection of card themes!!

    -1
  • Eloy

    Saturday, March 31st, 2012 11:38

    2

    Sometimes it is easier use online services like about.me. But great themes anyway.

    -1
  • Janice

    Saturday, March 31st, 2012 07:33

    1

    Wow a nice collection. Mini site theme is very clean and professional

    0

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