Creating a personal website takes some thought. Where should you start? What should it look like? What should you include? For a little inspiration, we collected the 31 absolute best personal website examples out there.
Not surprisingly, many are web designers who’ve used their skills to create awesome sites for themselves. But there are examples from all walks of life here, from NBA players to job seekers and marketers. Have more personal site examples? Great! Tell us in the comments and we’ll add it to the list.
Keep scrolling on Andrew's site to get the full effect.
Sam showcases his portfolio with clean, simple design.
Not everyone has the time or expertise to create a video game website, but Robby does, and his site is extremely cool.
Nina wanted a job at Airbnb so badly, she created a personal site dedicated to it. It paid off -- she got an interview.
Pascal has himself an effective portfolio and resume site.
Will's site is subtle and effective.
Matteo's site is simple and cool. He has, in fact, made some magic.
Ananth's got some goofy illustrations happening here, and it's working.
Alexander’s site is a good example of an online resume website.
A solid example of a marketer's personal site.
Leila's site is a cheerful design and developer's portfolio.
Ashley's site is built with Homepage. C'mon now, we had to include at least one Homepage site!
Mig's site is a simple and to-the-point resume site.
Anais' is a beautifully-designed photographer's site.
Old Justin's site is a clean and straightforward illustrator's portfolio.
Ellen's got a simple and effective portfolio site.
A classic designer portfolio.
Andrew's site hits us with a short bio, and serenades us with some photos.
This site combines cool design with some nice animation touches.
As you scroll down, Hayden's personal site comes into focus, and it's awesome.
NBA player Matt Barnes' personal site is the website equivalent of a last second, game-winning shot.
Omar has built himself a very effective online resume site.
Pro snowboarder Mikkel Bang's site gets his story across with some very cool animation. Check it out.
Redding's website is designed with a retro feel -- the king would approve.
John's site combines great photography and solid design.
Lawson might have the best NBA player website. Don't tell Matt Barnes.
Yasui's site makes great use of an NYC time-lapse.
Pierre sets his resume apart with distinctive animation.
Grant's site is a classic, bold-looking portfolio.
Gary's site was designed for search engines.
Stephanie's online resume site tells her story very well.
Help us grow this list! Send your examples in the comments and we'll add it to the list.