curriculum-vitae

  • Designing a Curriculum Vitæ in LaTeX – Part 4: Cover Letter Design and Conclusion

    In this fourth and final part of this series on the design of a curriculum vitæ in latex, we are going to have a look at the cover letter. An essential part, that should be part of the same design as the CV itself.

  • Designing a Curriculum Vitæ in LaTeX – Part 3: Main Section Design

    This is the third blog post in a four-part series on the design of the limecv document class. In this third blog post, we will design the main content section. This part will contain information such as your previous experience and education. Placing elements in this part will be the most difficult part. To make spacing elements easier, we’ll wrap everything in a tikzpicture environment.

  • Designing a Curriculum Vitæ in LaTeX – Part 2: Sidebar Design

    This is the second blog post in a four part series on the design of the limecv document class. In this second blog post, we will design the sidebar. This bar will contain the basic information such as your name, position, contact details and language skills. This will be the simpler part of the document to design, so it’s a good start. First, we will draw the background and then go over each of the sections separately.

  • Designing a Curriculum Vitæ in LaTeX – Part 1: Concept and General Design

    About half a year ago, I posted a blog post on how I created my business card. This post was my most popular post to date. It was even the most tending post for a few hours on Hacker News. Lots of people were asking about my curriculum vitæ (CV) design, but to be honest, I was using the moderncv document class at the time. After finishing my dissertation and graduating, I’ve found the time to fully design my own CV and this is the result:

  • limecv

    limecv is a (Xe/Lua)LaTeX document class to write curriculum vitæ. It is designed to match the business card I designed and follows the same design rules: simple, elegant and clean. The design of this document class is discussed in a series of blog posts. This document class is available on CTAN, so installation is very straightforward. A minimal working example for XeLaTeX can be found here. The documentation describes all possible options and features.