Sample questions to ask:

What makes you interested in this position?

Tell me about your skills and strengths.

Talk about your related job experience.

How would you solve this problem…[ask about a specific scenario related to the job opening.]

Tell me how you managed a work-related problem that you created?

What motivates you?

What new skills have you learned in the past year?

What skills have been most useful in your professional life?

How would you describe a great work environment?

Sample Graphic Designer Job Interview Questions

What graphic design software are you most comfortable working with?

What graphic design software do you know best? Which one could you improve?

What do you think are the most important qualities in a graphic designer?

How comfortable are you being told what to design?

How well do you take criticism?

You are asked to design a new logo for our company. What would it look like?

Do you sketch your designs first before converting them to digital format?

How many designs do you usually sketch before choosing one?

Do you have a tablet at home? What is it and why do you like it?

How long would it take you to plan, design, and complete a 300×400 banner?

How familiar are you designing graphics for [online marketing, newspapers, etc.]?

You may be given strict parameters for your designs. Will that stifle your creativity?

You are told to create a design without any instructions. What do you do?

How do you plan your designs before you start drafting them?

Tell me about some of the designs you have created, and their success.

More questions:

Can you tell me a bit about yourself?

What are your strengths?

What are your weaknesses?

What kind of design software are you familiar with?

What is your graphic design process?

What have you learned from your mistakes as a graphic designer?

What are your graphic design career goals?

Why did you leave your last job?

What do you know about our company/brand?

What have you done to improve your knowledge of graphic design?

Can I see your portfolio?

What kinds of print media have you worked with?

Can you tell me about a time when you had to work under pressure and how you overcame it?

What are some of your greatest accomplishments?

What qualities do you consider necessary for a good designer?

What do you think of our work/company?

Would you consider yourself a team player?

How do you handle criticism?

Do you have any questions for me?