Like it or not, interviews are events that you cannot get out of. You have to appear for an interview even if you do not like being grilled by unknown people who have the right to decide your future.
Do not worry. Worry will only take away your confidence. The time that you will spend worrying, use it to prepare for possible interview questions!
Here are some likely interview questions and answers for you to refer to:
Graphic Artist Interview Questions and Answers
1. On a scale of 1 to 10, where would you rate your aesthetic/artistic abilities?
I believe that there are many talented graphic artists out there who have done great things where aesthetics are concerned. Because I have learned from the best and worked with clients who demand the best, I would really rate myself at an 8.
2. What makes you rate yourself an 8 specifically?
As I mentioned before, I have had the opportunity to work with the best. These opportunities have provided me with great insight into determining clients’ requirements and provide them with design ideas, exactly as they want them. Additionally, I am extremely well-versed in planning and designing the production of graphics and can use advanced graphic technology to develop projects competitively.
3. If there was one thing that you would say to impress us into hiring you, what would it be?
I have recently mastered IMI – Interactive Multimedia Instruction – across many platforms and am one of the only 6 people in the state to have done this. I believe that this expertise is sufficient to decide to hire me for the core project that you are presently working on.
4. What does teamwork mean to you?
Teamwork matters immensely to me. It is imperative for a graphic artist to be able to work well with people. One has to be constantly in touch with creative directors, copywriters, and other graphic artists, so one has to be great at working with people.
5. What was your job description in your present role as a graphic artist?
In my present position as a graphic artist, I am responsible for conferring with clients to understand their design requirements and providing them with suggestions and feedback. Also, I am required to produce illustrations for proposals, design graphics, and marketing materials, and update and reproduce existing graphics too.
6. What has been your biggest achievement so far?
Recently, I was asked by Lucas Films to design a backdrop for the new Star Wars film, due to release in 2018. My first design was approved and my remuneration was upped by 22% because the design was so well-liked. This I believe has been my biggest achievement so far.