Your name should be big on a resume — up to 28 points in font size, making it the biggest and most noticeable visual element.
Having a big name on your resume ensures your name stands out to hiring managers and helps them find your resume again if they want to refer back to it.
Make your name the same resume font you use for the rest of your document. If you have a very long name, you can either use initials (e.g., Vanessa Meredith Samuels-Jones could become V.M. Samuels-Jones or Vanessa M. Samuels-Jones) or reduce the font size.
Here’s how big your name should be on a resume: