Resume Templates for Every Role and Experience Level

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At LiveCareer, we take resumes seriously. Our library of free resume templates includes a vast array of professional designs, ensuring there will be at least one that’s right for you.

Choose from Modern, Creative, Traditional, Simple, Professional or Basic templates. LiveCareer’s wide selection of designs — from clean and simple to colorful and ornate — and the ability to change colors and fonts to your tastes allows you to create the best resume templates for your needs.

Once you’ve chosen your free resume template, craft your document in our Resume Builder and download it in the right resume format. We offer our free resume templates in the functional, combination and chronological resume formats for entry-level, mid-career and senior-level applicants. Each free resume template comes complete with detailed instructions on how to craft a resume that will highlight your most impressive achievements, plus a bevy of tools and tips to help you through the resume-writing process.

Whether you are new to the workforce or a seasoned professional, LiveCareer’s free resume templates make it quick and easy for every job seeker to learn how to write a resume that will help them put their best foot forward in the job search.

Which resume template style is right for you?

Modern resume templates

Our Modern resume designs feature clean and up-to-date layouts that focus readers’ attention on your skills and work experience. Simple but elegant, these resume templates are appropriate for use across industries.

Who should choose a Modern resume template?

  • The clean and tasteful designs work across industries but are especially effective for those applying for jobs in forward-thinking fields, like tech, or advertising.
  • Job seekers who want to project that they are up-to-date and on-trend.
  • Applicants who want their credentials and qualifications to take center-stage over fussy design elements.

Creative resume templates

Choose one of our Creative resume templates if you work in an industry like film, advertising, graphic or UX/UI design, or photography. These templates help you stand out with hints of color and other thoughtful visual elements that bring your resume to life.

Who should choose a Creative resume template?

  • Those in artistic or creative industries who want their personality to shine through on their resume.
  • Applicants who have a non-traditional work experience background.
  • Job seekers who crave a design that will stand out from their competition.

Traditional resume templates

Our Traditional resume templates are perfect for those in conservative industries, like finance or insurance, who want an attractive design that plays it safe. Straightforward and simple, these designs were created to enhance your professional image and make a strong first impression to the powers that be.

Who should choose a Traditional resume template?

  • Job seekers who seek a design that won’t make waves.
  • Applicants in highly professional fields such as medicine, finance or banking.
  • Those seeking government, municipal or civil services work.

Simple resume templates

Our Simple resume designs put the spotlight on what employers really care about: your credentials. By skipping photos, loud colors and other design elements, these professionally designed templates allow your skills, training and experience to shine.

Who should choose a Simple resume template?

  • Job seekers across industries and of all experience levels.
  • Job seekers who want to present a clean and professional image to prospective employers.
  • Applicants who want employers to focus on their skills and credentials rather than on the design of their document.

Professional resume templates

Choose one of LiveCareer’s Professional resume templates if you are seeking work in a conservative field where a buttoned-up image is critical to getting noticed. Subtle color choices and clean design elements put the focus on what you’ll bring to the table if hired.

Who should choose a Professional resume template?

  • Job seekers whose tastes lean towards uncomplicated design elements.
  • Applicants who prefer a subtle pop of color and a straightforward design.
  • Job seekers applying for work in conservative fields like finance, accounting or law.

Basic resume templates

Simple and chic, our basic resume templates work for job seekers across industries and job titles. Whether you are a seasoned professional or new to the workforce, prospective employers will appreciate these clean, easy-to-read templates.

Who should choose a Basic resume template?

  • Job seekers who want to ensure their resumes are easy to scan.
  • Applicants applying for roles where applicant tracking systems will likely be used to scan resumes.
  • Candidates who want to present a no-nonsense image of themselves.

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LiveCareer’s professionally designed resume template formats include styles for every industry and job title. Search our comprehensive library of templates, then select a style that fits you best to impress any hiring manager.


Choose your resume template

Free Modern Templates

LiveCareer’s free Modern resume templates are perfect for applicants who want to craft a clean, easy-to-scan resume. While its versatility makes it suitable for various industries, our Modern resume templates are especially useful for roles in forward-thinking industries like fashion, tech and advertising where candidates want to project a cool, hip image.

Premium Modern Templates

If you haven’t found a resume template for free that meets your needs, LiveCareer also offers a wide variety of premium templates. Scroll through these options and start building your resume

Free Creative Templates

If you work in a creative field, personality and style are everything. Show employers your unique esthetic by using one of our free Creative resume templates. Make your credentials stand out through the use of bold design and pops of color. These resume templates are especially loved by job seekers in fields like marketing, design, and other non-traditional fields.

Premium Creative Templates

If none of our free Creative resume templates suit your needs, LiveCareer also offers a wide variety of premium templates for download. Scroll through these options and start building your resume.

Free Traditional Templates

For those seeking work in conservative industries such as law or finance, presenting a buttoned-up image is critical to making a great first impression. Our free Traditional resume templates showcase your experience and skills without the distraction of fussy design elements. Our free templates are clean and spare to let your qualifications take center stage.

Premium Traditional Templates

If you aren’t happy with our selection of free Traditional resume templates, LiveCareer also offers a wide variety of premium templates for you to choose from. Scroll through these options and start building your resume.

Free Simple Templates

If you are looking for a simple, no-fuss resume template, choose one of our Simple resume templates. Suitable for job seekers looking for work across industries, these templates skip elaborate design elements in favor of putting the spotlight on your skills, experience and education.

Premium Simple Templates

If you haven’t found a free template that meets your needs, LiveCareer also offers a wide variety of premium Simple resume templates. Scroll through these options and start building your resume.

Free Professional Templates

If you are applying for roles in various industries, consider using one of our highly versatile free Professional resume templates. Whether you are looking for work in a casual office, like tech, or a more old-school work environment, like accounting, our professional templates are a solid choice for every job seeker.

Premium Professional Templates

If LiveCareer’s free downloadable resume templates don’t suit your style, check out our wide variety of premium templates. Scroll through these options and start building your resume.

Free Basic Templates

Job seekers who want a streamlined resume template should consider on of our Basic resume templates. Perfect for any industry or job title, these templates highlight your skills, experience and education with no distracting design elements.

Premium Basic Templates

If you aren’t satisfied with any of our free Basic templates, try one from our selection of premium offerings. Scroll through these options and start building your resume.