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Fashion Designer Interview Questions

25 Fashion Designer Interview Questions
Question 1 of 25
How do you relate to our company and our company culture?
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Always review the job posting and company website/social media pages before an interview to familiarize yourself with the company.

Answer this question by mentioning something you read on the job posting or website re: company culture, and provide a reason as to why this is the right environment for you and how much of an asset you will be for them.

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"I saw on the job posting that you pride yourself on your family-oriented work environment. This is my ideal company culture as I am a team player who loves collaborative environments and working toward common goals."
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Question 2 of 25
Why did you choose a career as a Fashion Designer?
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Answer this question by mentioning the reasons why you decided to pursue this career, such as your passion for the field, and experience in your childhood.

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"I decided to pursue a career as a Fashion Designer because this is the career I've been wanting to pursue for as long as I can remember. My mother was a Fashion Designer and introduced me to this field when I was a child."
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Question 3 of 25
What trends do you currently see in the fashion industry?
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It is imperative to always conduct your due diligence before an interview by reviewing the job description, company website and social media pages to familiarize yourself with the company and work involved.

Tell the interviewer about fashion trends you have identified in areas specific to the company you applied for. It is important to show the interviewer you did not apply to the advertised position simply because you are looking for just any job, but that you wish to work for this company specifically.

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"Some trends I see in the fashion industry are (X trends related to the company you are applying for). I reviewed the job description and website before this interview and know you are a company specializing in similar areas. This is one more reason why I am particularly excited about this position."
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Question 4 of 25
What are your greatest strengths, and how will they help you as a Fashion Designer?
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Tell the interviewer your greatest strengths which you believe will help you be successful in this role.

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"I thrive on challenges and do not hesitate to work long hours to get the job done. I also have strong project management, time management and organizational skills which will absolutely benefit me in this role."
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Question 5 of 25
What do you know about our company?
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Question 6 of 25
What do you know about our target audience, and how do you relate to it?
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Question 7 of 25
What motivates you as a Fashion Designer?
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Question 8 of 25
What are your goals as a Fashion Designer?
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Question 9 of 25
What skills are important for a successful career in fashion design?
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Question 10 of 25
How well do you take criticism? Give me an example.
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Question 11 of 25
In what area of design do you wish to specialize in?
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Question 12 of 25
What is your favorite part about being a Fashion Designer?
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Question 13 of 25
Why are you the best candidate for our company?
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Question 14 of 25
Tell me about the software you have experience using to produce designs.
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Question 15 of 25
How do you stay up to date with fashion?
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Question 16 of 25
Tell me about your educational qualifications, and how they will contribute to your success in this position.
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Question 17 of 25
Who are your favorite designers?
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Question 18 of 25
How do you handle stress and pressure?
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Question 19 of 25
What is your greatest weakness, and what are you doing to improve it?
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Question 20 of 25
Where do you see yourself in ten years?
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Question 21 of 25
Tell me about an accomplishment you are the most proud of.
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Question 22 of 25
Tell me about a time when you made a suggestion to the Creative Designer, and he/she ignored it?
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Question 23 of 25
How have you, or would you, deal with conflicts that emerge in a professional environment?
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Question 24 of 25
What do you enjoy most about working in a team environment?
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Question 25 of 25
Where do you see yourself in five years from now?
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About Fashion Designer

November 26th, 2014

Fashion design is the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories. Fashion design is influenced by cultural and social latitudes, and has varied over time and place. Fashion designers work in a number of ways in designing clothing and accessories such as bracelets and necklace, because of the time required to bring a garment onto the market, must at times anticipate changing consumer tastes.

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