Interior Designer Interview Questions

A person’s creativity speaks volumes when interviewing candidates for the role of an interior designer. Their designs need to be aesthetic as well as practical. The best way of assessing them would be to look at their portfolio of samples and an assignment for evaluating their talent and skills. Apart from this, look for their team management, time management and communication skills.

Here are some questions to help you in finding the right candidate for your company.

  • Why do you want to work for us?
  • What according to you are the qualities an interior designer should possess?
  • How do you define yourself?
  • How do you think the company will be affected positively by hiring you?
  • What do you think are the major challenges of this job?
  • How do you think your past experience has helped you for your present role?
  • How you do prioritize work?
  • What do you think are your prime duties?
  • What is the first thing you’ll focus on if you’re hired?
  • Tell us one thing you would want to change immediately in our office interior.
  • How comfortable are you with 3D Max and AutoCAD?
  • What would your ideal design be for a 30 square feet office space?
  • What if a client rejects all your designs?
  • What is the most important factor while designing rooms?
  • How would you design small spaces?
  • What questions would you ask clients as an interior designer?
  • How would you incorporate lights into your design?
  • Tell us about a time when you had very little space for a verandah but the client wanted to make full use it. How did you do it? Show us the pictures of your work.
  • How comfortable are you with interior designing software? Tell us about a few.
  • What is Practice Act?
  • Which factors do you consider before taking up a project?
  • Which magazines do you follow for inspiration?
  • Which is your most favourite project till now?
  • Tell us about a time when you had to work under a very limited budget.
  • What do you know about sustainable designs?
  • Did you ever exceed the budget for a project? What did you do then?
  • What if someone takes credit for your designs?
  • Tell us about a time when you felt fulfilled with your job?
  • Defend the remuneration package that you want.

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