It the corporate world, the way you present yourself makes a difference. To showcase yourself to your recruiter, it is necessary to have a solid resume or a professional portfolio.
However, most of the people are stuck in a dilemma regarding which platform to choose to make a portfolio that reflects their word impressively.
WordPress, an open source Content Management System, supports some themes that reflect your resume, portfolio or Curriculum Vitae in the best possible manner.
Here is a list of 10 beautiful WordPress themes that will assist you to show off your online resume.
Marvel is a uniquely designed WordPress with a wide range of features. It is compatible with all the major browsers.
Unlike most of the themes available which have a horizontal menu on the top of the page, Marvel has a vertical menu. The menu sticks around to the edge of the screen as you scroll through the content of the page.
You can add various other features such at image carousel, Social media buttons, Pie chart, Line chart and various other elements by using just the drag and drop interface.
Custom colors, custom widgets, a variety of fonts offered by Google and a directory of over 400 fonts enhance its functionality.
Marvel is compatible with WooCommerce and Google Maps. It also supports WPML plugin which allows you to run fully multi-lingual websites in WordPress.
Resume has a modern design coupled with a responsive layout. Freelancers or individuals who need build their online presence can take advantage of this theme.
The theme is well-crafted and primarily divided into four basic sections-About, Portfolio, Blog and Contact. These few but significant sections can be used to show off one’s details, his work or his contact information.
Along with its minimal homepage layout, you can determine what you want to display on the front page area. A back-end customization panel is also provided.
Creativo is extremely responsive WordPress theme which well optimized for mobile as well as computer devices. It comes with a powerful Visual Composer Page Builder plugin.
It provides a variety of sub-themes along with the default one. Each any every element of a theme can be imported to your site with just one click.
It has integration with Revolution Slider, and Layer Slider plugins which allow you to display your content is a best possible way. A standard menu can be quickly transformed into a mega-menu packed with links to various parts of the page.
With Creativo, you can also create one-page navigation websites easily without writing even a single line of code.
You can make your website translation ready by using PoEdit or WPML plugin. It is very well documented and easily integrates with WooCommerce.
Hired is extremely clean with what it offers. It doesn’t offer a plethora of features. It just acts as an interface to display your resume and contact information elegantly.
It is built with a fluid, responsive and SEO conscious framework. It is well documented and fully translatable.
5. Personal Page
Personal Page is a responsive theme specifically designed for resumes and personal websites. It is powered by Cherry Framework. With the integration of photo gallery and video files, the layout looks very interactive.
It also has a live theme customizer support which allows easy edits.
It has many tools such as advanced theme options, valid code and other services that assist you to build a fully personalized website.
Designer is a fully responsive, minimal theme which lets you create professional looking websites for resumes and portfolios. Designer is best suited for photography and artworks.
You can customize the theme as you want and can also add your CSS styles with the pre-included custom CSS box.
It works seamlessly with various WordPress plugins and is optimized for easy translation.
As the name aptly suggests, Freelancer is one page, highly responsive theme that assists you to show off your work. It is handy for freelancers, developers, and designers.
Freelancer is based on the Fuse Framework which controls the look and interface of the entire theme.
Freelancer is translation ready and supports premium plugins like qTranslate and WPML.
Built-in SEO module takes care of your website’s search engine rankings.
It is built using Bootstrap, an easy, open source front-end web development tool which is maintained on GitHub.
Argent is specifically designed for designers, photographers, painters, etc. with portfolio items featured prominently on the homepage.
It doesn’t include a sidebar but includes support for three footer widget areas. A full-width image carousel of every portfolio item is automatically generated from the first gallery listed in the portfolio post.
However, as of now, this theme is only available for self-hosted WordPress blog owners.
9. Premium Layers
Premium Layers uses a straightforward and clean interface.
Along with the theme, you get eight beautiful readymade skins to choose from. It also offers a filterable portfolio which allows you to manage your content easily. Various CSS3 effects and animations make the content intriguing. It is retina ready and fully responsive.
Electric comes with an abundance of tools and widgets which help you to build a fantastic resume website. With an inclusion of useful plugins, you can create a good looking page within minutes.
There are a lot of videos available to guide you through each step. Along with the theme, you get ten variants of portfolio pages to choose from. A mega builder menu helps you make a great functionality packed menu.