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Curriculum Vitae by Jonny-Rocket Curriculum Vitae by Jonny-Rocket
Finally got around to uploading something! Been busy working for the man. This is my CV which I did at the beginning of the year which probably laid me the job and was great at attracting attention among several hundred applicants. Don't do MS Word resumes. Apparently they get thrown in the bin without being looked at.

The spec bar is something I decided the play around with. I quite like it, but not too sure if it goes with a project like this.
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Butterface93 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012
Wait, MS Word resumes get thrown in the bin? So employers WANT different? I mistakenly thought they wanted "generic". Guess that's why mine probably got shot in the trash can. Ha ha.
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ooz1266 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013
Dont worry - I am sure they digging in that bin by now
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Butterface93 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012
I really love this! Great job!
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robote Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012
Amazing ...
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monagir Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012
Would you be open to making a film resume for me if I pay?
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JohnFront Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
A killer resume!! The problem is that the contact details are well hidden and very small. If I was an employer I would loose my 5 seconds searching. I would keep the CV only because it's an eye candy!
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salaciouslovely Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2011  Student General Artist
I love this. And I think what makes it a blast is you did a cover letter to snatch their attention. I've read/heard that Cover letters are becoming a trend of the past but you've put it to perfect use here using it to get their attention to look at your CV. Old or not it serves as a perfect example for designers everywhere that some things shouldn't be forgotten/trashed but reinvented to best serve you.
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AldosKirin Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Faved!

I'm stuck with my own CV, mind if I ask for some pointers? this one is a blast!
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vtx008 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
this is great! thanks for the look see! I think I will have to start from scratch. I need my resume to standout and I want to keep your inspiration in mind.
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tilpot Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011   Interface Designer
Great CV!
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JimValid Featured By Owner May 13, 2011
Currently in the process of re-designing my own resume. I've been looking at a few examples online to draw inspiration from, and this is by far one of my favourites. It's interesting that you've used a 'warning label' motif here for the cover letter. It's immediately attention grabbing and the fine details visible on the cover have a sense of humour to them.
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Jonny-Rocket Featured By Owner May 16, 2011
Thanks :) When I was recruited, apparently they lined up all the CV's on the table and mine was one of the few that stood out the most. So anything to get attention is helpful.

Just be mindful your design that is can also send out the wrong message to your target audience. So while recruiters who are creatives might love a CV that has gone all out, it might not go down so well if you are applying for management or technical jobs.
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ribbontin Featured By Owner May 10, 2011
MY tutor showed this (and a few other CVs) in my class the other day! Got to this one's my favourite :D
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Jonny-Rocket Featured By Owner May 16, 2011
Thanks :) Though this one is pretty old which I did straight out of college. My current one isn't as funky. Probably to reflect my so-called maturity!!
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ThierryDeVynck Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2010
nicely done!
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Jonny-Rocket Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010
Yeah, this is just the cover letter. All the important details were inside :)
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Nero-53 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010
I like! Doesn't seem to have many details on though. Is this just the cover?
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Nokadota Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2010  Professional General Artist
This is a pretty cool concept for a CV. Nice work.
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leozerosty Featured By Owner May 24, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing idea!
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BleacheD-InK Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Love this! Pretty sure this would grab my attention ;)

Awesome design skills and a kick-ass CV, keep it up! =)
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madwurmz Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
good stuff! :)

I found it trhough this site, you are mentioned!
" 45 Creative Resumes to Seize Attention | Inspiration "

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Curriculum Vitae by Jonny-Rocket
A CV that probably laid the author the job and great at attracting attention among several hundred applicants.
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Jonny-Rocket Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2010
Wow! That was surprising! Thanks very much for the link…

I love the comments on the blog how all of them think they suck!! lol
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pure-guava Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009
nice change mate. Have you received any comments? job?
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Jonny-Rocket Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009
Yeah, I'm currently working now. Apparently my position had a quite a few applicants since everyone graduated at the same time and then went job hunting. So anything to stand out was helpful.

Only issue was sometimes it was too big to fit into peoples email inbox which meant I had to send a lower res one.
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liss-psychodelik Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2009  Student Artist
OMG that's amazing!!!!! :clap:
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Inwebo Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2008
Love it!
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LilFairie Featured By Owner May 28, 2008  Professional Interface Designer
Simply amazing! you have inspired me!
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bayoukansil Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2007  Professional Interface Designer
machine56 style ? sorry .. just a simple comment ..
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Mugen22 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2007
amazing design ! is it possible to watch the page of your education background and other information ?
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