Modern Resume Template

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With a modern, clean layout this InDesign resume template is a great way to stand out from the crowd. Showing off a bit of familirity with design software is certainly no bad thing either when it comes to impressing your future employer.

Designed by our InDesign experts, this document is setup with margins and bleeds, ready to insert your details, print (or export as a pdf) and sent off with your application. With this template we’ve done the hard work for you and created a professional-standard design which is stylish, scans well and give your plenty of room to fill with your experience.

Top tip for resume design: A good resume doesn’t just list your qualifications, it expresses a taster of your personality and uniqueness on a page. The design of your resume is especially key if you’re applying for a role which has creative aspects to it.

Includes 2 InDesign files: US letter size (8.5″ x 11″) and A4 (210mm x 297mm)
(Need a slightly different size? Learn how to resize this template )


Below you can preview the modern resume template, download the InDesign file and find a bunch of helpful tips on how to edit templates in InDesign.free modern resume template for indesign - free indesign templates

Download this modern resume template for free (your download will include an INDD file for InDesign CS6 and an IDML version for InDesign CS4, CS5 and CC):

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Fonts


The font used in this template is not included in the download file. Follow the link below if you’d like to use the same free font in your design.

Cabin – Font Squirrel 
Orkney – Font Squirrel 


Help Working with InDesign Templates


We’ve put together a collection of helpful tips to make editing our InDesign templates super easy. If you’re a newbie to Adobe InDesign it’s worth checking these out before starting work on your design.

How to Open an InDesign Template
Step 1. Download the file.

Step 2. Our InDesign templates are packaged and saved as ZIP files. If you have a Windows computer Right Click > Extract All before opening the InDesign file.

Step 3. If you’re running InDesign CS6 open the INDD version of the file. If you’re working with InDesign CS4, CS5 or CC open the IDML version.

How to Work With Layers in Your Document
Our InDesign templates are organized into layers, which group similar elements together. The layers in your document can be controlled from the Layers panel (Window > Layers).

How to Add Your Own Text
The text across this design can easily replaced with your own copy. Simple use the Type Tool (T) to select the text box you wish to insert your text into. This template has been set up with filler body text. To replace this with your own text but retain the same formatting, highlight the filler text and delete it. Then you can either Edit > Paste in copied text or File > Place a Word document directly into the text frame. If you prefer, you can then add your own fonts and formatting.
Read more about formatting text in InDesign.
How to Export Your Document for Printing
Once you’ve completed work on your template and you’re ready to print it you can head to File > Export. To create a print-ready file, choose Adobe PDF (Print) from the Format drop-down menu in the Export window. Make sure to include the bleed in your export options by checking Use Document Bleed Settings in the Export Adobe PDF window.
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Read more about prepping your designs for printing in InDesign.
How to Change the Fonts in a Document
You can format individual items of text using the Type Tool (T) and Controls panel, which you’ll find running along the top of the InDesign workspace. The fonts in most templates are not set as InDesign styles. However, it’s easy to create a Character or Paragraph Style using existing text formatting, and then edit this from the Styles panels (Window > Styles).
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Read more about editing Styles in InDesign.

Discover more advice for InDesign beginners on our Tutorials page. Or why not seek out inspiration about typography, layout design and much more right here.