Sample Resumes

Steve Jobs

Thomas Jefferson

Your Name Here

Using a specially formatted Google Docs spreadsheet, specify the elements of your resume. Then publish the spreadsheet and link to the three dimensionsal resume from any web page. The resume will animate in real time including transitions when opening or closing elements of the resume.

Setting It Up

Step 2

Save A Copy of the Template

Save your own copy of the template with a new name. Choose the File menu and the select Make a Copy. Input your new name for the resume.

Step 3

Edit The Copy

Edit the resume to fit your needs. Notice that there are two tabs. The Resume Tree tab has the information on employers, jobs or anything else you want to build on the resume. Note the parent and child relationships; a child will not be visible until the parent is clicked on. The General Resume Info tab has information on your name and other things on the resume you can change. For example, replace 'Your' and 'Name' with the names you want on the resume.

Step 4

Publish The Resume

In Google Docs click on File and then choose Publish to the Web. Click on the Start Publishing button. Find the Get a link to the published data section below the button you just pushed. You will see a link in the form:

Copy the key to the clipboard. In the example above the key would be:


Step 5


The web resume is now ready. Use this URL to access it:

From the example above, the URL would be the following (using the key copied to the clipboard in the prior step):


Inner Workings

At the core of the 3D resumes is WebGL, the web implemnetation of the OpenGL Graphics standard. WebGL uses the 3D accelaration features in your hardware to implement high speed graphics similar to those in video games.

On top of WebGL is the indispensable library Three.js which masks much of the complexity of writing WebGL web sites.