18 of the most creative resumes we've ever seen

Robby Leonardi

Robby Leonardi

For Robby Leonardi, video games trump plain white paper.

Job hunting can be a frustrating odyssey of nos and non-responses, and applying for gigs can feel like screaming into a void. (Are you alive? Are they alive? Is anyone out there?)

To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme - and extremely creative - lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills.

It's a risk: Not every hiring manager is going to be on board with an unconventional approach. But as the creators of these masterpieces prove, a clever résumé can also yield big rewards.Advertisement

From designing a personal Amazon page (complete with reviews) to making a candy bar wrapper to showcase job skills, here are some of the most creative résumés we've ever seen:

Vivian Giang contributed to an earlier version of this article.