Web Designer Interview Questions

Are you looking for an expert Web Designer for your company? Identifying a potential candidate for this position is a daunting task. Here are some questions that can help you in evaluating the skills of the potential candidates.
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Web Designer Interview Questions

Web designers are the ones who are responsible for providing simple as well as attractive, user-friendly design solutions. They create elements such as wireframes, sitemaps, user flows, and storyboards. Improving the functionality along with the interactivity of applications or websites is their primary task.

The first step you must take while hiring a Web Designer is to review the portfolio of the candidates. It will provide a snapshot of their work, and you can explore questions from their portfolio itself. You can even ask the candidates to present an assignment that lines up with the specific requirements of your company.

Give attention to those who are passionate about their job. Your ideal candidates will be those who follow industry trends and are keen to evaluate the latest design tools. These individuals will coordinate with other departments, so pick the one who is comfortable in presenting their ideas.

Qualifications to look for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Computer Science and Technology
  • Certification from Webmaster Association is beneficial

Skills to look for:

  • Creativity
  • Analytical skills
  • Knowledge of web application programming
  • Ability to learn new technical skills

Have a look at this list of Web Designer interview questions you can ask the contenders to hire the best one.

Operational and Situational questions

  • How do you handle a situation when your manager asks you to make something just before you are about to complete a project?
  • When a client asks you to design a new website. What questions do you ask?
  • How would you convince your manager to change the operation of a project?
  • How do you make sure that the developers understand your designs correctly?

Role Specific questions

Portfolio review

  • Describe one of your most successful design projects.
  • What are your most preferred visual design tools?
  • What is a Dreamweaver template?
  • How can you integrate CSS file into a webpage?
  • State the major differences between responsive and adaptive design.

Behavioral questions

  • What do you prefer- multi-tasking or working on a single project at a time?
  • Explain how do you present your work to the senior managers.
  • How do you overcome a creative block?
  • Some of your daily projects may be repetitive. How would you stay motivated?