Graphic Designer

Graphic Designers create outstanding visuals for your company. Use these sample interview questions to find the best person for the job.

Your ideal Graphic Designer is creative with awesome tech skills. They’re team-players who can keep a cool head under pressure and have awesome communication and presentation skills.

Top tips: 

  • Check their portfolio: Make sure your candidate’s work fits your company goals by closely reviewing their portfolio. Look out for candidates who curate relevant work samples specifically for the interview.
  • Grow together: Hire candidates you can grow with by making sure their personal career goals align with your company's mission.

Graphic Designer interview questions

  • How do you create relevant work for a broad range of clients?
  • How comfortable are you with short deadlines?
  • How do you keep up-to-date with new design tech and trends?
  • How much presentation experience do you have?
  • Have you ever represented your agency at a client meeting? What happened?
  • How would you help a brand to evolve over time? 
  • How do you stay motivated designing for the same brand?
  • How do you make sure a brand stands out to different audiences?
  • How much presentation experience do you have?
  • How would you get acclimated your first week at work?
  • What was your role on this project?
  • What were your time-scales for this piece?
  • How well did you get on with your team?
  • What is your portfolio highlight?
  • What images/copy/guidelines were you given to start this project? How did you begin?
  • How do you define success?
  • Who are your design heroes?
  • How do you stay up-to-date on the latest design tech and trends?
  • Who would be your dream brand to work with?
  • How do you prepare client/stakeholder presentations?
  • How do you respond to negative feedback from clients?
  • How do you start and finish a project? 
  • Tell us about your biggest design challenge and how you overcame it.
  • What’s your fave design work: print or digital? How do you transition between the two?
  • How do you prepare your work for production?
  • How do you make sure you hit tight deadlines?

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