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Animated CV video takes you on a journey

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10:30 AM | 29 June 2017
by Tijen Butler
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A graphic designer and illustrator creates a fantastic video resume.

Using AfterEffects and Illustrator, graphic designer Riikka Uhmavaara created a wonderfully unique video resume to grab the attention of employers.

The video takes you on a journey to explore her background, education and goals. It lists her skills, with the video’s effects highlighting the truth in her claims.

Other designers should definitely consider creating something similar. Watch the video above and find out more about the designer on her LinkedIn.


Explore more self promotion pieces for inspiration. Comment below or tweet us with your thoughts about video CVs. Do you know of one even more impressive?

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