Interview Questions for Graphic Designer
Q2. What types of considerations would you give for designing a brochure?
Q3. What do you want in a blueline?
Q4. What are the basic principles of using colors?
Q5. If you need to produce a brochure, what materials and information would you like to provide to the service bureau?
Q6. While designing portfolio pieces, what software should be used?
Q7. Describe the printing procedure required on portfolio pieces.
Q8. Which software are you best in – Photoshop,Quark, PageMaker or Adobe Illustrator?
Q9. Are you familiar with a production procedure? for a designing job to be printed? Q10. Can you tell us something about trap and its significance?
Q11. Tell us the difference between CMYK and RGB colors.
Q12. What is your knowledge on formatting, for instance style sheets and tabs while doing a page layout?
Q13. Can you tell us what is prepress?
Q14. How can you prepare digital files for web publishing, printing service and CD publishing?
Q15. Sometimes, in order to control production cost, one or bi-color publications need to be developed.Can you tell us how would you make the most of such limited palette?
Q16. What procedure do you follow for generating ideas for design?
Q17. What is your procedure to develop message, develop understanding among the target audience, and purpose? How do you implement this understanding into the designs?
Q18. Would you be comfortable if an assignment is given that is heavily art directed and you need to come up with modifications and revised concepts?
Q19. While designing for the web, what is your most favorite Internet information server? Why? Q20. Do you have any experience with HTML editors?
Q21. What do you mean by OGI programming?
Q22. Can you tell us the basic characteristics of a bad web site?
Q23. Name top 10 characteristics for a good web site. Have you recently produced any good web site? What would be your plan in designing such web site?
Q24. While designing a web site, how do you plan for enhancements or revisions?
Q25. How would you define graphic design?
Q26. Can you tell us what are PDM and EDM?
Q27. What are Pantone Colors?
Q28. Can you tell us the difference between process colors and spot colors?
Q29. Do you have any experience with 3D Maya or 3DS Max? Tell us something on both.
Q30. Can you explain about the stress analysis in Photoshop?
Q31. What is known as a Smart Object in Photoshop?
Q32. Do you have any experience with Photoshop CS4 Extended? How do you slice up an image on it?
Q33. Do you think Photoshop CS3 works better than Photoshop CS2 on Mac machines? Why?
Q34. While working in Flash, what would be the reasonable timeframe for a 650x100 px banner?
Q35. What would you do if the user interface of Adobe Illustrator is not displayed properly?
Q36. Can you tell us what could be the CMYK mix for the color blue used by Dominos?
Q37. Could you explain imposition?
Q38. What would you do if the client wants a "reverse ad"?
Q39. Could you explain X-height?
Q40. What is an Agate?
Q41. How many points are there in an inch?
Q42. Can you tell us the difference between laid and linen?
Q43. What is moire?
Q44. Can you tell us the difference between auto black and rich black?
Q45. Please explain the difference between deckle edge and gripped edge of paper stock.
Q46. How much bleed you generally have on the layouts?
Q47. For a Pantone ink background, how much trapping would you specify on metallic ink?
Q48. Can you explain what is "ligature" in typography?
Q49. Will you enlarge a 72 dpi photo to 300 dpi for offset printing or reduce it?
Q50. Can you explain the procedure of mike the paper stock?