Art Director Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Art Director interview, here are 35 interview questions and answer examples.

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Have you ever had to fire anyone? How did you feel about that?

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List of 35 Art Director Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Have you ever had to fire anyone? How did you feel about that?

  2. 2.

    What would you do if a client hated your work?

  3. 3.

    Describe the most creative work related project you completed.

  4. 4.

    How do you keep track of work so that it gets done on time?

  5. 5.

    What motivates you?

  6. 6.

    How do you stay current with the latest creative trends?

  7. 7.

    What major challenges and problems did you face at your last position?

  8. 8.

    As an Art Director, what do you believe is your best asset?

  9. 9.

    What do you like about our company's current artistic style?

  10. 10.

    How do you manage your time?

  11. 11.

    How do you motivate employees?

  12. 12.

    What are your hobbies?

  13. 13.

    What was your biggest disappointment as an art director?

  14. 14.

    Why do you want a career as an art director?

  15. 15.

    What was your greatest accomplishment as an art director?

  16. 16.

    Describe a situation where you had to make a quick decision.

  17. 17.

    What excites you the most about a career as an art director?

  18. 18.

    Do you have any writing experience?

  19. 19.

    What would you do if a project was late?

  20. 20.

    How would you handle a staff member, who was clearly under performing?

  21. 21.

    What changes would you want to immediately make as director?

  22. 22.

    Tell me about a client dispute you've dealt with and how you handled it.

  23. 23.

    Why should we hire you?

  24. 24.

    Where do yourself in ten years?

  25. 25.

    Are you actively interviewing with other companies?

  26. 26.

    Tell me about yourself.

  27. 27.

    Tell me about your ability to work under pressure and handle stressful situations.

  28. 28.

    Do you have experience leading or coaching others?

  29. 29.

    How would you describe your relationship with your clients?

  30. 30.

    Do you have experience working with diverse groups of people?

  31. 31.

    Tell me about a time you faced uncertainty. How did you handle it?

  32. 32.

    Describe a time when you had to change a project. How did you handle it and what was the outcome?

  33. 33.

    Outside of work, what type of creative activities do you like to pursue?

  34. 34.

    What would you do if a client asked you about a project or design that you weren't familiar with?

  35. 35.

    As an Art Director, who's work do you admire?