Discover four well-designed templates of application documents for creatives including cover letters, resume, and additional elements that definitely help you to stand out from the crowd of competitors.

To be honest, writing applications can be a daunting task. It has to reflect your personality and creative skills but most importantly, it should attract attention. So how to make your application documents truly outstanding? Finding the right words to describe yourself and your skills is one thing, but if you are applying for a creative job, the application should also be an eye-catcher. That’s why it is important to find the right balance between uniqueness and simplicity to transport the right information and visual language. The following four well-designed templates of application documents are all easy to edit and visually pleasing to stand out from the crowd of competitors.

Please note, the selected application document templates require Adobe InDesign or Illustrator. You can get the latest versions of these professional graphic design tools from the Adobe Creative Cloud website, just have a look here.

A simple and clean contemporary resume and cover letter layout.

Simple and clean contemporary resume and cover letter layout.
This simple and clean contemporary resume and cover letter layout for use in Adobe InDesign is available for purchase here.

This is definitely the simplest and most reduced version of our four recommended templates of application documents. For those of you who prefer a layout that is simple and straight to the point, this might be the right choice for you. Created by Adobe Stock contributor Bill Mawhinney, this download file includes two basic sizes A4 and US Letter. The modern design features a gray sidebar for short, detailed information. The template is fully editable in Adobe InDesign.

A resume and cover letter template with gray header and blue accents.

Resume and cover letter template with gray header and blue accents.
This resume and cover letter template with gray header and blue accents can be download here.

If it should be a little more including a personal photo in the header as well as a striking design and numerous infographics to present your various skills in the best possible way, this is exactly what you need. Created by graphic designer and Adobe Stock contributor TypoEdition, this InDesign template consists of four pages including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a page for personal information, and an additional portfolio page, which makes it a perfect choice for graphic designers, photographers, architects, or other creative professionals. The download file includes two basic sizes A4 & US Letter.

A blue resume, cover letter, and business card layout in a unique design.

Blue resume, cover letter, and business card layout in a unique design.
The blue resume, cover letter, and business card layout in a unique design is available here.

This design is truly unique and something we haven’t seen before in any other application document. Graphic designer and Adobe Stock contributor Sirisako managed to create a very special layout including resume, cover letter, and business cards. In addition to the unique design, the template comes with a simple rating system of your skills and circular charts. This is another layout made for use in Adobe InDesign. For further information, just click on the following link.

Application documents including cover letter, resume, business card, and mailer.

Application documents including cover letter, resume, business card, and mailer.
These application documents including cover letter, resume, business card, and mailer are available for purchase here.

Due to its subtle color scheme and several lovely graphics and ornaments, our fourth recommendation offers a more feminine touch. Consisting of a cover letter, cv, business card, and a beautiful mailer, these application documents by Wavebreak Media can also be considered an eye-catching brand kit. Made for use in Adobe Illustrator, the files are very easy to edit and offer multiple design options. If this is what you are looking for, just click on the following button.

If you didn’t find the application documents you were looking for, you can find many more templates at Adobe Stock. For those of you looking for other graphic design resources, you should check out our popular Templates category.

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