Instructional Designer Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Instructional Designer interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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What is your greatest work-related accomplishment?

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List of 30 Instructional Designer Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What is your greatest work-related accomplishment?

  2. 2.

    How do you ensure quality when deadlines are tight?

  3. 3.

    Why did you aspire to be an instructional designer?

  4. 4.

    What is your preferred Learning Management System? Talk about the reasons you favor it over others.

  5. 5.

    What are you looking forward to in your next job?

  6. 6.

    What about your current role do you like? What about it do you dislike?

  7. 7.

    Tell me about a recent learning program you developed. What was its impact, and what did you learn in the process?

  8. 8.

    What was the biggest program change you have implemented? Provide your reasons behind the change.

  9. 9.

    Tell me about a time when you had to modify and improve a training program. What was the impact?

  10. 10.

    Describe a time when you disagreed with your superior's directive. What was the outcome?

  11. 11.

    Tell me about a time when you failed to meet an objective.

  12. 12.

    What does your typical work day look like as an instructional designer?

  13. 13.

    Describe a time when you took a risk on a new design approach. Was it successful?

  14. 14.

    Have you ever created more than one prototype when designing a course? Why or why not?

  15. 15.

    Talk me through your design process.

  16. 16.

    Tell me about your experience in working with subject matter experts. How do you ensure you can work with them effectively to achieve learning goals?

  17. 17.

    What do you do to make the training courses that are engaging?

  18. 18.

    What instructional design methodology or methodologies do you follow?

  19. 19.

    Would you describe yourself more as creative or analytical?

  20. 20.

    What qualities do you possess that have helped you become a successful instructional designer?

  21. 21.

    Describe your communication style. How has it benefitted you in your work?

  22. 22.

    What is your favorite form of interactive learning?

  23. 23.

    How do you continue to educate yourself in the field of instructional design?

  24. 24.

    How do you track and monitor the effectiveness of training sessions?

  25. 25.

    To what factors do you give the most value when designing instructional materials?

  26. 26.

    What are your favorite tools to use when it comes to developing learning courses?

  27. 27.

    What kind of learning materials have you developed from scratch? What was the content, and how was the content delivered?

  28. 28.

    How do you handle negative feedback about the courses you design?

  29. 29.

    How do you track and monitor the impact of your training sessions?

  30. 30.

    How do you adapt when you need to make last-minute changes to a training program?