Interview Question Bank: Design

Interview forms the final stage of some of the top design institutes of India. The interview panel evaluates the candidates on the basis of their personality traits, career goals, etc. Given below is a list of commonly asked Design Interview questions:
  • Tell us something about yourself?
  • Why do you want to take admission to this course?
  • How well can you market yourself?
  • How would you present you strengths and weaknesses?
  • In what area of design do you wish to take admissions?
  • Are you open to criticism?
  • Tell us an incidence where you have applied your creativity and been successful?
  • What made you choose to become a designer?
  • How do you prioritize your work on daily basis?
  • Why do you want to join our institution?
  • Who do you admire the most?
  • Have you displayed your leadership in school?
  • What challenge have you overcome?
  • In which area of design you wish to work?
  • What are your graphic design career goals?
  • Describe an incident where you handled any project under pressure in school?
  • Are you a team player?
  • Which is your favorite book and why?
  • What would you like to be other than a human being?
  • Where do you see yourself five years from now?
  • If you are made God for a day, what 3 things you will change in the world?
  • What is your hobby?
  • Who or what has influenced you most to opt for a career in designing?
  • Who is your favorite fashion designer?
  • Do you know any fashion photographer?
  • Are you comfortable being told what to design?
  • Which celebrity would you take for displaying your garments on the international fashion week?
  • Who is your favorite artist (painter, sculptor, etc)?
  • Where do you see yourself in fashion industry years later?
  • Are you comfortable working in a team?
  • What do you think about the positive points of your generation?
  • What qualities do you consider are necessary for a good designer?
  • Why do you want to come to NID or do design?
  • How would you relate the past and present fashion trends?
  • Do you try to keep up changes in the technology?
  • Who is the first designer of India?
  • Who invented apparels?
  • What are Madhubani arts famous for?
  • What do you understand by commercial or non- commercial projects?
  • Why do you want to be a designer?
  • What is design?
  • Some photograph may be shown and you have to tell what do you think about this picture.
  • Production houses of famous cartoons.
  • First animation movie.
  • First 3d animation movie.
  • When have the Oscar awards started for animation?
  • What are the different types of animation?
  • Tell us something about Satyajit ray.
  • What do you understand by new media?
  • What do you see your future after completing new media from NID?
  • Who founded Color Theory?
  • What are the two types of primary colors?
  • How do you stay updated to the new styles in apparel designing?
  • Do you know what a smart object in photoshop is?
  • What do you consider the important facets of the fashion industry?
  • Do you know what is linking layer in Photoshop?
  • What according to you are important in designing: Appeal or practicality and why?
  • What according to you are the current trends in the area of graphic design?
  • What are the different requirements to keep pace with the changing fashion trends?
  • What will you do when you are running out of time on a project?
  • Tell us some of the designs you have created and their success?
  • What do you know about green technology and sustainable designs?
  • How would you describe your personal style?
  • What are the skills required for a successful designer?
  • How do you select an exact color to match?
  • Do you know how to design a system for very large graphs?
  • Name some big giants in the designing industry?
  • What is the exported file format?
  • What is the best format to upload a good quality image on the website?
  • What is your greatest accomplishment in life?
  • Would you be able to use software to produce designs?
  • What are your views on Westernization and the Indian Culture?
  • Explain how can a developer learn about web design?
  • As a web-designer while deciding “delete” button what would be your color choice?
  • How important do you think communication in graphic design is?
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