What types of questions can you expect in a UX Design Interview? - Deepstash
The Power of Storytelling

Learn more about career with this collection

How to use storytelling to connect with others

The psychology behind storytelling

How to craft compelling stories

The Power of Storytelling

Discover 38 similar ideas in

It takes just

5 mins to read

Preparing For A UX Design Interview

The types of questions that you’re going to get asked are going to be completely dependent on the client, your job role and the project that you’re going to be working on. If going to be working on a project where you’re going to be expected to do a lot of user research and a lot of stakeholder management, then you’re going to get asked questions that relate to “how you work with stakeholders, what your user research process is about.”


36 reads

Working With Others

If you’re interviewing for a role where you’re going to be doing more of a user interface role and you’re going to maybe be working with UX designers, you’re going to be working with developers, you’re going to be maintaining a design system or design library, then you’re going to go ask questions that relate to “how you work with developers, how maybe you work with remote teams, how you pair up and work with user experience designers.”


25 reads

Type Of Company

The other thing to say is that the style of interview is going to be completely dependent on the organization, the organization’s personality, management style and the personalities of the people that work there. You might go to an interview, a start-up and just basically have what amounts to a relaxed conversation with some of the founders or some of the heads of product. We might go to an interview of a bank, and you might have to go through a really rigid, formal interview process that has lots of different stages.


21 reads

The Question Everyone Asks

You are surely going to be asked “introduce yourself and talk a little bit about yourself and what you’ve been up to,” and this is really your opportunity to go to interviews with a case study prepared, so you want to go to the interview with stuff that’s ready to talk about. Maybe it’s a couple of projects that you’ve been working on.


23 reads

Research Oriented Roles

So let’s say you’re interviewing for a UX role where there’s quite a lot of research going to be involved. Not necessarily like a pure user research role, but you’re going to be expected to do some user testing, some usability testing.

If you’ve done that in a project, spend a bit of time talking about that, spend a bit of time talking about that process, spend a bit of time talking, like giving them some insight and some detail into how you went about those things rather than necessarily focusing on the user interface design of that project.


16 reads

Application Related Questions

The interviewer can ask “Have you experienced using XD? Have you experienced using Figma? Have you experienced using Jira? Have you experienced working in an agile team? Have you experienced working with design sprints?” 

You’re going to get asked questions where you just really have to talk about your experience working in a particular way that’s relevant to that business. So if that business uses Jira for its sprint management and they ask you, “Do you have experience using Jira?” You just need to say “yes or no.”


17 reads

Out Of The Blue Questions

“What type of designer are you?” And that sounds like quite a simple question, but actually, when you with the kind of the spotlight is put on you and you’re there and you have to think, what kind of a designer am I? Is quite hard to answer, and it’s quite challenging, and I can’t remember what I said!

Get prepared for those questions where they shine a bit of a spotlight on you and they put you on the spot towards the end of the interview.


18 reads

Your Turn Now

Towards the end of the interview, you’ll get the opportunity to ask questions and this is an opportunity to show that you’re interested in the company or the business, and it gives you an opportunity to figure out whether it’s the kind of place you would like to work for or work at. Like I said earlier, it’s a two-way street. They’re evaluating you, but you should also be evaluating them because you’re going to be giving them your time and energy pretty much every day.


22 reads



The older I get, the more I realize what really matters in life.


What types of questions can you expect in a UX Design Interview?


Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas


Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.


2 Million Stashers


5,740 Reviews

App Store


72,690 Reviews

Google Play

Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!


Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.

Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.

Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.

Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.

Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.

Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!

Read & Learn

20x Faster





Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.


I agree to receive email updates