15+ Best Free Resume Templates (For Word)

Landing a job interview is all about standing out from the crowd. Every job vacancy gets hundreds of resumes and applications. It’s the design of your resume and the way you present yourself that will ultimately help you land an interview. Everything from choosing the right font for your resume to arranging the content and paragraphs play a key role in making a professional resume. But, with these pre-made templates, you won’t have to worry about spending hours designing the perfect resume. For this collection, we handpicked some of the best free resume templates you can easily download and edit with Microsoft Word to create a professional and creative resume all by yourself. Best of luck! Unlimited Downloads of 1 Million+ Resume, CV, Cover Letter Templates and More Envato Elements offers a large collection of pre-made resume and CV templates that are available in Word, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign file Read the full article…

Looking Back At SmashingConf San Francisco 2019

Looking Back At SmashingConf San Francisco 2019 Looking Back At SmashingConf San Francisco 2019 Rachel Andrew 2019-04-30T12:00:59+02:002019-04-30T11:06:34+00:00 This year, SmashingConf took place at the Fort Mason Center which has superb views of the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. The weather was very kind to us making it a very pleasant location to spend a few days in. As always with any Smashing Conference, there were plenty of surprises! We had icecream and cookies, our amazing DJ Tobi Lessnow kept everyone well entertained between talks, and Vitaly opened the conference with just the right amount of balloons! Balloons, anyone? (Image credit: Marc Thiele) (Large preview) The videos are now posted, so you can see exactly what our speakers got up to, most of them presenting slides-free, with livecoded sessions. Conference Videos (Day One) “Let’s Build A Design System!,” Brad Frost “Building Accessible Interfaces,” Sara Soueidan “Effortless Performance Debugging,” Anna Migas “Animating Read the full article…

3 trends that will reshape how consumers interact with video games

(Bigstock Photo) The worldwide video game industry has hit a growth spurt in recent years, with revenues coming in higher and at a faster rate than predicted. Alongside this growth, significant changes are afoot, many of which will reshape how consumers interact with games in the coming years. FlowPlay CEO Derrick Morton. (FlowPlay/The Medium Photo) Financial investors are paying increasing attention to the space, and at the end of 2018, Newzoo reported that the global gaming spend reached $134.9 billion. There are a variety of factors contributing to this growth, including emerging disruptive technology, fundamental changes in how developers are monetizing their games and how a new wave of consumers is engaging with them. Many experts also attribute the industry’s promising long-term outlook to the popularity of mobile games, the fact that video games can be less expensive to consume than movies and cable, and that consumers are increasingly open Read the full article…

Picross S3 is the brain-soothing puzzle game you should play on the Switch

The Picross series is for anyone who has ever asked themselves, “What if sudoku was slightly more pretentious? And available on my Nintendo Switch?” If you’re looking for an unassuming, mildly addictive distraction for your favorite handheld, Picross S3 might be a good fit, especially if you like Nintendo’s habit of applying a little extra charm and polish. The series is based on a type of Japanese puzzle called nonograms — and then later, in horrifying instances, griddlers. Like its predecessors, Picross S3 features a boatload of puzzles (300) and a few varieties that up the difficulty (adding another 180), none dramatically different than the core experience. But at a price point that’s less than a salad (I assume, having never… Read the full article…

Microsoft excludes Minecraft’s creator from anniversary event over his ‘comments and opinions’

Microsoft says “comments and opinions” from Minecraft creator Markus Persson, better known as Notch, have led the company to exclude him from an upcoming event celebrating the game’s 10th anniversary. Microsoft told Variety, “His comments and opinions do not reflect those of Microsoft or Mojang and are not representative of Minecraft.” As Microsoft has worked to make Minecraft into a universal, family-friendly game, Persson has been something of a thorn in its side. The game’s creator is better known today as an online troll, peddling transphobic, sexist, and otherwise problematic language. He also recently endorsed the QAnon conspiracy theory. Notch hasn’t been involved with ‘Minecraft’ for years Microsoft has never been particularly… Read the full article…

Mobile App User Personas: Do They Hold Up In Reality?

Mobile phones are at once intensely personal objects, representing our interconnectedness with others, and symbols of how far technology has entered into our natural daily lives, often replacing more ‘human’ interactions. However, mobile users still want and expect a human and personal touch. In a world that is more connected through technology than ever before, […] The post Mobile App User Personas: Do They Hold Up In Reality? appeared first on Usability Geek Read the full article…

Watch Borderlands 3’s Gameplay Reveal to Earn Free In-Game Loot

The Borderlands 3 Gameplay Reveal Event is in just a couple days, and fans around the world will be able to unlock in-game loot for the upcoming title with the Official Borderlands 3 ECHOcast Twitch extension. The event will take place on May 1 at 10am PT/1pm ET/6pm BST and hundreds of streamers from around the world will be trying out the sequel to 2012’s Borderlands 2 and showcasing gameplay for the first time. As fans of the series watch these streams on Twitch, they will be able to enable the Borderlands 3 ECHOcast Twitch extension by clicking on the small Vault symbol on the bottom of each stream. Read the full article…