Webinar: How to rock your next UX job interview


Wednesday, March 16 at 6 PM

In this webinar, we hosted Philip Dwyer; a Design Ops Lead with more than 14 years of experience at AIB. He walked us through all the essential items when preparing for the UX job interview:

  • design jobs/roles – what to look for and what to stay away from
  • what hiring managers like to see in everyone’s CV
    • your most recent experience working back
    • highlight your experience related to the job
    • outline your skills
    • mirror the language of the job ad where possible
    • highlight awards and education
    • show that you are a person recruiter wants to see in the Team
  • what to show in your portfolio and what to avoid,
    • minimum of two case studies
    • tell your story using both images and text
    • think S.T.A.R. (Situation, Task, Action, Result)
    • have UI and UX examples
  • preparing for the job interview:
    • Standard or Competency interview
    • have examples written or prepared (S.T.A.R. format)
    • relax, interviewers want to get the best from you
  • most common questions you’ll be asked in the interview:
    • define ‘design’
    • what is your favourite project and why
    • what is your favourite app and why
    • who do you follow or read
  • design test¬†from his perspective
    • why is asked in some interviews
    • there is no wrong answer
  • your questions and examples
    • why do you like working here
    • what is the day-to-day like

The session took approx 20 mins, followed by 30 mins of QA.

You can check live recording below.

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Webinar: How to rock your next UX job interview