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
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
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
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
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
It also has a live theme customizer support which allows easy
It has many tools such as advanced theme options, valid code
and other services that assist you to build a fully
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
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