18 WordPress Themes for Creating an Awesome Online Résumé

Posted in Themes, WordPress2 years ago • Written by 7 Comments

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 is a freelance writer and artist. He writes for several print magazines as well as technology blogs, and has also authored a book named Sufism: A Brief History. His primary areas of interest include open source, mobile development, web CMS and vector art. He is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of an e-journal named Brave New World. You can visit his website, 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.

    0
  • 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

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  • 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.

    0
  • 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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