The 100 InDesign Resume Templates you need in 2020

by Stefano Bernardi 17 minutes to read

Applying for a new job? If so, the last thing you want to do is submit an application with a dull and unprofessional resume. However, there is no need to worry, I have the solution for you.

I`ve visited all the best websites (among them my favorite are Adobe Stock, Creative Market and Envato Elements) and dedicated a fair amount of time to select only the best and most appropriate resume templates which can be easily customized to fit your needs.

Divided into two sections (a free one and a paid), you will be able to find a total of 100 InDesign resume templates. So, without further due, feel free to “dive deep” and go through our carefully selected resumes.

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Free InDesign Resume Templates

  1. The effortless chick

The effortless chick resume template

The artistic typographic style in combination with an intriguing color palette create this effortless chick appearance seen in this resume template. Don`t be scared to show your “true colors” by choosing this template.

  1. Colorblock Resume and Cover Letter Set

Colorblock Resume and Cover Letter Set

This simple yet graceful resume template has two available versions light one and a dark one but I must say both of them will do the job just perfectly especially if you want to get your personal message across in a subtle yet effective way.

  1. Minimal Resume

Minimal Free InDesign Resume Template

Clean lines, user-friendly feel to it, and we can say- a bit traditional design. However, this InDesign resume template will get your personal message across in a professional and straightforward way.

  1. Linear Resume Layout

Linear Resume Layout

Showcase your talent and work experience in a refined and professional way. This InDesign resume template has a structure which is easy to follow, straightforward overall look, and basic color palette.

  1. The Detailed Resume Layout

The Detailed Resume Layout

Wait no more to tell your story with this sophisticated InDesign resume template. Multiple pages with clever structure and infographics which will allow you to showcase your skills and your level of expertise.

  1. Modern and Clean Resume Layout

Modern and Clean Resume Layout

Are you searching for the ultimate elegance and compelling simplicity? If so, this resume template is the one for you. The divide into two practical columns will allow you to present both your education and experience.

  1. The Creative Resume

The Creative Resume Template

Skip the whole “basic thing” resume and choose this one instead! It is detailed and professional yet fun and engaging.

  1. Bordered Resume and Cover Letter Layout

Bordered Resume and Cover Letter Layout

Chick and polished, effortless and uncluttered. The design and the structure seen in this InDesign resume template is everything you need, in particular, if you are here to find a tasteful and timeless resume.

  1. The Infographic kind of Resume

The Infographic kind of Resume

Do you consider yourself a practical person? If the answer is yes then this template will “do justice” to you and your work-related experience. Numerous infographics which describe your skills, hobbies, and knowledge, minimal web design, and creative logo designs. One look at it by the person who needs to and your story will be perfectly clear!

  1. Modern Resume and Cover Letter Layout

Modern Resume and Cover Letter Layout

Showcase your education, experience, and level of expertise with the help of this modern resume and cover letter. The layout seen here will allow you to present all the vital information in a rather uncomplicated way yet it is modern enough to grab the attention of anyone who reads it.

  1. All the shades of grey

All the shades of grey resume template

This template has a dose of modern sophistication and originality because of the black side element. In general, with the help of this template, you can tell who you are and your story in a fairly simple and understandable way.

  1. The Bold Resume

The Bold Resume Template

If you are searching for something which will make you stand out from the crowd, then this InDesign resume template is the one for you. The boldness of this template lies within the top and bottom details bold details which are quite distinctive.

  1. Flat Elegant CV template

Flat Elegant CV template

Elegant and subtle colors in combination with stylish structure make this resume template “hard to resist”. It is suitable for every experienced professional who wants to showcase the knowledge, the skills, and the work experience in an elegant and appealing way.

  1. Basic Resume and Cover Letter Layout

Basic Resume template and Cover Letter Layout

Have you ever heard of the saying, less is more? Well, this saying is all about this InDesign resume template. The simple colors in combination with the basic overall structure “are held accountable” for the exceptional clean appearance.

  1. Simplicity over everything

Simplicity over everything

Are you searching for the kind of resume which will make it easier for you to explain all of your previous experience and education? If so, then this resume template will be just perfect. One page of pure coherency and uncluttered design will allow you just this.

  1. Typographic Resume Template

Typographic Resume Template

Wait no more to get the job of your dreams with this InDesign resume template. In this template there is a spot for everything. Your name and picture, brief description, professional skills, experience, hobbies, and education.

  1. Professional Resume

Professional Resume

Simple and clean overall look, monochromatic color palette. This InDesign resume template has a professional feel to it.

  1. The Tasteful Resume

The Tasteful Resume

This InDesign resume template is tasteful, elegant, and user-friendly. Everything you need to explain your story and tell all the needed details.

  1. The organized appearance

The organized appearance free InDesign resume template

Choose this InDesign resume template if you reading this list in order to find something which will allow you to get your message in a superiorly organized manner. Two columns separated with a vertical line are perfect to tell your experience, level of expertise, education, and contact information.

  1. The Timeless CV template

The Timeless InDesign CV Template

If there is one thing that never goes out of style, it definitely is the uncluttered and ordinary design especially when talking about resumes and this one is the pinnacle of it all. Simple, timeless, and traditional.

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InDesign Resume Templates

  1. The Minimal Resume and Cover Letter Set

The Minimal Resume and Cover Letter Set

Detailed and wonderfully designed, this InDesign resume template is minimal yet very much visually appealing.

  1. Basic Resume with yellow hues

Basic Resume with yellow hues

Basic yet appealing enough, this resume template with two A4 pages and a cover letter will allow you to describe every detail of your life, both professional and personal. Explain your previous work experience, your education, skills and expertise, awards and premiums, hobbies and interests.

  1. The Grey Combination of Colors

The Grey Combination of Colors

Fall in love with the grey palette of colors seen on this InDesign resume template. It is interesting, organized in three columns, and will allow your personal photo, name, and profession to stand out.

  1. Pink and Purple Border

Pink and Purple Border

Seeking something feminine, colorful, and a bit artistic? Yes? This template is just the right one for you. With a simple overall layout and a borderline with a pink and purple color palette, this template will capture your attention and everyone else`s.

  1. Black and White Resume

Black and White Resume

Black sidebar in combination with the other white part creates a timeless look and outstanding elegance. Let your resume convey your message in an unforgettable way!

  1. Grey Dominance

Grey Dominance

Are you looking for a subtle palette of colors which will allow your information to stand out? Luckily, your search is over and this template is “the winner”. With a creative side element, a simple typographic style, and a refreshing layout, this InDesign resume template will make your wishes happen.

  1. Creative Resume

Creative Resume Template

Express who you are with the help of this resume and apply for the job you need in a few seconds. This creative resume covers all the needed basic information such as your profile, expertise, skills, experience, contact information, education, interests, recommendations, and portfolio.

  1. Two Column Resume

Two Column Resume

This resume will capture your attention with the minimalistic style which suitable for professionals who want to achieve that serious overall look and feel. Whilst being elegant, this template will be perfect when you want to describe all of your personal and knowledge/experience related information.

  1. The Basic Resume

The Basic Resume

Seeking for something that has a super practical structure, is easy to read, and to understand? If you are, your search is over because this template will be the one that will make your wishes and needs come true.

  1. Artistic Touch

Artistic Touch

As you will be able to tell, this template is not colorful nor it has patterns or prints, but its artistic touch comes from the typographic style and the overall clean layout. Elegant, easy to read and to follow.

  1. Resume Layout with Blue and Golden Header

Resume Layout with Blue and Golden Header

The search for a timeless and visually appealing resume with complementing colors can come to an end. This resume has blue and gold header and footer which makes it unique and stylish.

  1. Minimalist Resume

Minimalist Resume

To simply put it: one of my favorite of the list. Clean, minimalistic and basic design. Just go for it.

  1. Angular Resume and Cover Letter Layout

Angular Resume and Cover Letter Layout

Choose this resume and wait no more to tell your life`s story in a way that every single person who reads it actually understands it, easily and promptly.

  1. Linear Elegance

Linear Elegance

One-page resume, cover letter, and a business card are together in this bundle of elegance. Explain your education and experience in a coherent and casual way while maintaining the much-needed professionalism.

  1. Resume and Cover Letter with Blue and Gray Accents

Resume and Cover Letter with Blue and Gray Accents

Refreshing and bright looking, this resume is definitely amongst the most vivid ones. The chosen colors on this InDesign resume template will definitely capture your attention at the best possible way.

  1. The Unique Resume

The Unique Resume

This template is a bit on the innovative and unique side. Suitable for every job seeker who is working in the “creative industry” and who is not afraid to stand out from the crowd. Overall, colorful and fun!

  1. Resume Layout with Teal Accents

Resume Layout with Teal Accents

Several different sections, creative overall layout and interesting choice of colors. This InDesign resume template has everything you wish for.

  1. The Chronological Resume

The Chronological ResumeSuitable for people who want to display their knowledge and experience in a detailed chronological way. For some people, it will be too much but for some, it will be all they need to get the job.

  1. Black and White Resume with Grey Header Elements

Black and White Resume with Grey Header Elements

This resume doesn’t have much creativity to it but it will most likely fulfill its purpose-presenting your vital work-related information in an easy understandable way.

  1. Resume with Unique Layout

Resume with Unique Layout

The uniqueness of this resume lies within its creative structure. Your photo and personal information are left out of the framed element in which all of your experience and knowledge are visually presented with creative infographics.

  1. Black and White Sophistication

Black and White Sophistication

Choose this template and you are choosing sophistication over everything. The black side element in combination with the white part of this InDesign resume template will wow you and allow you to create a truly impressive resume.

  1. Resume Layout with Blue-Grey Sidebar and Accents

Resume Layout with Blue-Grey Sidebar and Accents

Effective yet subtle colors in combination with efficient structure. Yes, this InDesign template is as simple as it sounds.

  1. The Easy-customizable Resume

The Easy-customizable Resume

This InDesign resume template is exceptional because of its versatile usage and possibilities for every profession. The sections and the colors are basic, and the side element helps with the personal contact information, interests, and references.

  1. Resume and Cover Letter Set with Teal Sidebar Element

Resume and Cover Letter Set with Teal Sidebar Element

If you are not such a big fan of basic yin/yang color combinations, maybe you should consider choosing this template with distinctive teal elements.

  1. Charming resume plus cover letter

Charming resume plus cover letter

High-class and tasteful appearance is seen in this classical yet charming resume. This one-page resume has interesting structure which is easy to read and to follow, basic color palette, and even more, it is easily customizable to fit your needs.

  1. Black and white Resume and Cover Letter Layout

Black and white Resume and Cover Letter Layout

This black and white bundle composed of three different pages will allow you to visually present all the needed information without too being too much clutter nor complications.

  1. Minimal Resume Template

Minimal Resume Template

Classy and luxurious with creative structure and interesting typographic style. This InDesign resume template is perfect when you want to set the tone and spark the curiosity of the people reading it.

  1. Resume Layout with Table Elements

Resume Layout with Table Elements

This template is the pinnacle of structure and organization. It has a table element in which you can clearly put all of the needed information.

  1. Yellow and White Resume Layout

Yellow and White Resume Layout

Yellow header, white basic background. Subtle typographic style, and perfect structure. Every creative person might fall in love with an InDesign resume template looking like this one.

  1. The Delicate Resume

The Delicate Resume

I`ve named this resume delicate simply because of its interesting and unusual structure which will allow you to tell your knowledge and work experience in an engaging and innovative way. Additionally, the typographic style and combination of colors radiate with polished feel to them.

  1. Modern Resume Layout Kit

Modern Resume Layout Kit

A line in the middle divides this InDesign resume template into two equal semi paragraphs which create this modern overall layout.

  1. The Contemporary Design

The Contemporary Design

Are you tired of choosing the same basic resume style over and over again? If so, choose this template instead. This InDesign resume template has a refreshing design, captivating palette of colors, and a fully functional structure and paragraphs.

  1. Resume Layout with Blue Border

Resume Layout with Blue Border

Instead of sticking with the traditional black and white resumes why not choose something more different next time you apply for a job? This template with the blue border is a nice and artistic touch indeed.

  1. Resume Layout Set with Grey Header and Footer

Resume Layout Set with Grey Header and Footer

Charming and simple, this template has a classical feel to it and the grey header and footer add a subtle dose of elegance.

  1. Linear Exceptionality

Linear Exceptionality

A line across this resume divides into a few different sections such as “about me”, education, experience, skills, awards, references, and interests. Distinctive yet simple, creative and unique!

  1. Contemporary Resume

Contemporary Resume

Choose something unique, contemporary, and a generally different feel to it because of its structure. Choose this InDesign resume template.

  1. Creative Dots Resume Template

Creative Dots Resume Template

Are you searching for a way to stand out from the crowd? If you do, this dotted template is the one for you. Creative design with dots, interesting sections, and exciting colors. Everything you need!

  1. Artistic Layout

Artistic Layout

Don’t be scared to show your true colors and choose this InDesign resume template. Interesting typographic style in combination with the unusual artistic overall layout, and the black border make this resume visually appealing and distinctive.

  1. Resume Layout with Green Accents

Resume Layout with Green Accents

High-quality, modern, and stylish with interesting green accents. This InDesign resume template has four pages to it, and it is easily customizable to fit your needs.

  1. Magazine Style Resume Template

Magazine Style Resume Template

Skip the whole “basic structure resume” thing and choose this template with magazine-style. Overall, I can say there is an interesting feel to it, starting from the chosen colors and typographic style all the way to the different structure.

  1. The Creative Photo Placeholder

The Creative Photo Placeholder

What makes this InDesign resume template artistic and unconventional is the creative photo placeholder, and the clever intro itself. Fun and unique, attractive in its own way.

  1. Unique Resume

Unique Resume

This template doesn’t have the basic outline nor the basic typographic style. Instead, it is fun to look at it and engaging to read it. Its structure will definitely allow you to make a great first impression.

  1. Frames and Boldness

Frames and Boldness

Bold lines, black section frames, and simple color palette. This template has simplicity written all over it.

  1. Italic Typography Dominance

Italic Typography Dominance

Specific combination of typographic styles in addition to the perfect structure make this template perfect for seizing every job opportunity.

  1. The Creative Resume

The Creative Resume

This InDesign resume template will impress you with its header in blue color with soft pink details and its overall creative layout.

  1. Illustrated Resume

Illustrated Resume

Artistic and definitely a resume which will make you stand out from the crowd. Apply for your dream job and get it with the help of this one-of-a-kind InDesign resume template.

  1. Grey Header in combination with Blue Accents

Grey Header in combination with Blue Accents

Bold and strong design together with specific colors is what characterizes this InDesign resume template. Make quite the first impression with this one.

  1. Effortless Design

Effortless Design

One look at this template and you will see the effortlessness I am talking about. It is basic yet it lacks nothing. All the different elements seen here function together flawlessly.

  1. The Spacious Design

The Spacious Design

Clean and Elegant, convenient and effective. This template named Springfield is easily customizable and will allow you to convey your talents clearly and effectively.

  1. Orange Accents

Orange Accents

Suitable for artists and professionals who have the freedom and the chance to experiment a bit and show their true colors through their resume. This template in particular has a black border and orange accents which are fancy and original.

  1. A Blend of Elements

A Blend of Elements

A combination of versatile elements make this InDesign resume template interesting to read. Starting from the name element all the way to the clearly divided sections, engaging infographics, and soft hues of color, choosing this template will be the best thing you can do.

  1. The Luxurious Appeal

The Luxurious Appeal

Seeking for elegance? Seek no more. I am definitely stuck on the elegance seen in this InDesign resume template. Perfect descriptive beginning, two separate columns with multiple paragraphs, and graceful typographic style.

  1. The Professional Bundle

The Professional Bundle

If you are in need of a professional bundle composed of CV, cover letter, and a portfolio. In the header you can place your basic information which will be on every single page while the “body” of your resume will contain all the other important information.

  1. Resume Layout with Tan Accents

Resume Layout with Tan Accents

Make a fantastic first impression when applying for your dream job with the help of this extraordinary InDesign resume template. The introduction is creative, the colors are soft and subtle, and the elements are quite versatile.

  1. Cartoonish Resume

Cartoonish Resume

The mixture of fun typographic styles seen all throughout this template in addition to the profile image placeholder element creates this original, cartoonish feel to this InDesign resume template.

  1. The Feminine Resume Template

The Feminine Resume Template

Although I`m saying this template is a feminine one, make no mistake to think that it is only suitable for women. The design seen in this InDesign resume template is a flawless one, with perfect combination of colors, and well-ordered paragraphs.

  1. Resume with Turquoise Border

Resume with Turquoise Border

Fall in love with the spectacular turquoise border and such colored headlines seen in this template. These colorful elements together with the name written in an artistic font are what make this template entertaining and unique.

  1. Resume Layout with Tan Header

Resume Layout with Tan Header

This template is more serious and professional rather than fun and interesting. However, if you are applying for a demanding job, you will need such a resume too. Something which will represent you in your best light, something which will be easy to read, and even more importantly easy to understand.

  1. The Clean Resume

The Clean Resume

The clean lines seen in this resume will definitely get your attention and everybody else’s. Explain your story in a coherent, uncluttered, and a bit traditional way. However, make no mistake, you will make quite a first impression with this one.

  1. Modern Resume Template

Modern Resume Template

Express who you are, your knowledge, and experience in not so traditional way. This template has an interesting start, and an even more engaging overall layout. The segments are practical and divided with a line, the colors are simple, and overall feel to it is straightforward.

  1. Exclusive Resume and Cover Letter Layout

Exclusive Resume and Cover Letter Layout

Applying for an exclusive role in a company? If so, choosing this template will get you a step closer to it. It`s simple yet effective with all the crucial elements.

  1. Resume Layout with Yellow Accents

Resume Layout with Yellow Accents

Choose a resume with a splash of bright yellow! Choose differently not only because of the vivid yellow color but also because of the interesting icon set, the structure, and the overall layout seen in this template.

  1. Bold Resume Template

Bold Resume Template

Don’t be scared to choose this template with strong and bold design. The header of this InDesign resume template has a dominant black color while the remaining part of it is white. Two equal sections left and right divided into multiple paragraphs with different purposes will allow you to tell your story.

  1. Classic Resume

Classic Resume

This resume hasn’t got many specific elements and without a doubt, I can place it in the classical kind of templates section. The title *the name* is written with large and bold letters, the structure is simple and so does the colors.

  1. Linear yet Stylish

Linear yet Stylish

This black and white resume template is stylish because of the overall layout, the neat structure, and the typographic style seen in it. In general, I can say it is easy to read and of course, understand which makes it perfect for every candidate.

  1. The Efficient Layout

The Efficient Layout

Sometimes less is more and in this case, I couldn’t agree more. This template is suitable for every person who wants a neat yet casual structure, and nothing too complicated nor too colorful.

  1. The Subtle Resume

The Subtle Resume

I`ve chosen to name this resume subtle because of the used colors, typographic style, and overall structure to it. The headlines are also very soft and kind of delicate. The entire appearance of this InDesign resume template is definitely graceful.

  1. Tan Resume Layout with Dark Blue Tab

Tan Resume Layout with Dark Blue Tab

Tell your life`s story in an impressive and clear way with the help of this interesting resume. The dominant colors here are subtle grey and dark blue whilst the overall style is mainly casual and engaging.

  1. Grey Dominance

Grey Dominance

Unofficial yet visually appealing, this InDesign resume template has a dominant grey shades palette and a friendly feel to it.

  1. Ultimate coherence

Ultimate coherence

This template is literally the “dream`s resume” for every person who believes in simplicity, uncluttered design, and basic colors. Accent the information you find most important in an easy and simple way.

  1. Resume Layout with Light Blue and Grey Accents

Resume Layout with Light Blue and Grey Accents

The original combination of colors makes this resume have an attractive visual appearance which is absolutely a must-have when applying for a job. Besides the blue and grey color palette, this InDesign resume template has a well-organized structure and innovative layout.

  1. Rustic Simple Feel

Rustic Simple Feel

If you are not looking into adding too many details nor into complicated infographics and numerous paragraphs, this template is the one. The header is your name, a line divides and creates versatile sections. Everything you need within two pages.

  1. User-Friendly Appearance

User-Friendly Appearance

Black and white colors, simplicity, and generally a user-friendly appearance. The photo placeholder is kind of dominant together with the personal information.

  1. Clean Resume

Clean Resume

Are you seeking a basic resume with clean lines and a user-friendly layout? If so, this InDesign resume template will do the job perfectly. Instead of too many details and cluttered design, this template will highlight your vital information.

  1. Resume Layout with Blue-Gray Sidebar

Resume Layout with Blue-Gray Sidebar

Accents of pink together with the blue-grey sidebar element create this coherency and soft visual appearance. It has a more feminine than strong vibe to it but either way it is professional and attractive.

  1. The Artistic Resume

The Artistic Resume

This template is not artistic because of the colors seen in it nor because of some particular print/pattern in it, but simply because it has a combination of unique structure which is easily understandable and a stunning typographic style which ties everything together.

  1. Black and White Elegance

Black and White Elegance

Get your dream job by choosing this InDesign resume template. It is black and white but the chosen typographic style is out of this world. It adds elegance and in combination with the effective structure, this template is literally flawless.

  1. Resume Layout with Grey and Blue Accents

Resume Layout with Grey and Blue Accents

The spotlight in this InDesign resume template is on the photo placeholder which takes the central part on the front page. Below the picture you can input your personal information and on the side you can get a bit into details about your knowledge, and experience.

  1. Elegant Resume

Elegant Resume

Applying for a competitive job position? An elegant resume is all you need. Get your personal message across and get that dream job with the help of this elegant resume. Sophisticated and intriguing, professional and detailed.

  1. Resume Layout with Grey and Orange Accents

Resume Layout with Grey and Orange Accents

Grey border lines together with orange details. These two colors make a killer combination together you`d be surprised. This template will get your professional message across and strategically draw attention to all the needed information.

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Conclusion

Well, there you have it – A total of hundred InDesign resume templates divided into two sections, a paid one and a free one. Make sure you choose a template that is both a representation of who you are as a person and according to the job position you are applying for.

Also, if you are an architecture planning to create also a portfolio, you should check out list of the 50 best InDesign Architecture Portfolio Templates.

Stefano Bernardi
Stefano Bernardi

Stefano has worked on numerous mid to large–sized InDesign projects for Alstom, DeLonghi, Philips, and many others before starting Redokun in 2015.
As Redokun’s Co-Founder, Stefano spends most of his time helping customers to optimize their InDesign work-flow. He also holds in-house InDesign courses for companies in the Venice, Italy area.

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