Ideal for Directors and Senior Directors 




The Preferred Package is best suited for you if you are a Director or Senior Director. As an upwardly mobile professional, you desire enhanced tools and extra coaching to formulate your long-term career strategy.

We focus on the best ways to leverage your network and position you to ace interviews. Estimated hours: up to 15 hours with myself writing and coach including 90 minutes with Alex as your Interview Coach.

Imagine a consultative, collaborative, and interactive process where you and I work together at Design Resumes. 

You are looking for more than a resume writer. As a partner and collaborator, I help find your intrinsic value and show you how to get the attention of the hiring manager.

Which Plan is for you?

Compare Our Resume Plans.

15+ Virtual Interactive Job Search Strategy, Writing, & Coaching Sessions via Zoom

  • 2 versions of your resume, 2 customized and targeted cover letters, and our popular networking e-notes to help you achieve your goals.
  • Comprehensive and detailed LinkedIn profile writing and training so that all your career marketing materials are cohesive.
  • Interview coaching with an expert – (recorded for future viewing) mock video-interviewing getting real-time recommendations in areas for improvement to gain confidence and be able to outshine the competition.
  • Strategic coaching on how to leverage your references and understand today's job search.

Preferred Package


Custom Tailored Resumes

  • Live interactive resume writing and coaching sessions to create your custom, tailored, and branded resumes.
  • Delivered to you in three formats (Word, PDF, and ASCII Text)

LinkedIn Profile Writing & Optimization

  • LinkedIn training for optimal use, teaching LinkedIn's power for networking.
  • Interactive review of your current LinkedIn profile.
  • Content creation focused on your ideal job target.

Interview Coaching with a Landing Expert

  • 90 minutes of coaching with Alex Freund, The Landing Expert, a nationally recognized job interview coach, teaching you to confidently answer those tough interview questions.

Job Search Follow Up Strategy

  • Do you struggle with finding companies in the hidden job market?
  • Or do you want to better present yourself to target companies?
  • Julie's ability to quickly analyze and research companies will help you learn tactics to find jobs with companies you love and be better prepared to explain how you match.

LinkedIn Networking Training

  • You want to leverage the power of LinkedIn.
  • Learn how to identify contacts that help reach your career goal.
  • Understand how to connect with contacts through existing contacts.
  • Write friendly LinkedIn connection invites to help build your network.

Targeted Cover Letters

  • Targeted and personalized cover letters (2)
  • Customize letters for future job applications.

DISC Assessment Communication Style & Behavioral Strengths

  • Online DISC profile reviewed together to identify soft skills and interpersonal attributes to prepare more focused marketing materials.
  • Increased confidence when speaking to potential employers.
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Networking Cover Letters

  • Introduce yourself to current and new contacts with a networking cover letter.
  • Or networking cover letter to reconnect or meet new people who can help with your job search.

References Strategy

  • Identify your best references and leverage them to find hidden job market opportunities
  • Strategies for choosing references, how to coach them, and what contact information you need to be successful.
  • Matching reference page in the same style as your resume and cover letter.

Salary & Benefits Worksheet

  • Worksheet to help you identify your specific compensation and benefits so you can better determine your future compensation packet.
  • Created with the help of two Senior Finance Directors and an IT Project Manager who brainstormed the items for this worksheet.

Follow-up Email Support

  • 6 months of support after your marketing materials are completed, email me  to keep you from getting stuck.


Yes, we’ve done this before! Look what our clients have to say about us and our work.

Ann Marie Morris - Design Resumes Testimonial

After an exhaustive search for a resume service, I found Julie Walraven with Design Resumes. After speaking with Julie, she wasted no time getting started and keeping me on track. Her keen ability to get to know her clients both on a personal and professional level allows her to find your best qualities to shine in the resume. Read More...

Andre Little - Testimonial for Julie Walraven

I give Julie the highest recommendation. To be honest I didn’t know what to expect from a resume writing service. She went above and beyond to help me achieve my goal of landing a new job. 


Susan Barker - Design Resumes Testimonial

Julie is one of the best in the resume and coaching business that I have ever met and I recommend her to my business colleagues on a consistent basis without hesitation. She has a unique approach and doesn’t simply to provide an exercise where she has you complete some type of form. Read More...

Jesse Richardson, Testimonial for Julie Walraven, Design Resumes

I turned to Julie for her resume writing expertise as a military service member making the difficult transition into the civilian workforce. I didn’t know where to start and she provided me guidance.