Amazon.com User Experience Designer Interview Questions

Updated Aug 30, 2014
Updated Aug 30, 2014
24 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

50%
22%
27%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

28%
20%
9%

Interview Difficulty

3.5
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

24 Candidate Interview Reviews Back to all interviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty
  1.  

    Lead Fulfillment - Trainer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Lakeland, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lakeland, FL
    Interview Details

    Finished on line application May 5th. Did a phone interview 10 days later. They said they wanted to move me forward at the end of the call. Scheduled an in person for June 10th. They said I wouldn't hear anything for another two to four weeks.
    The did a role play with how you'd handle a mediocre employee and then a case study on how you would improve a deli company's sandwich making process. Also asked how you would handle failure.

    Interview Questions
    • The did a role play with how you'd handle a mediocre employee and then a case study on how you would improve a catering company's sandwich making process. Also asked how you would handle failure.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  2.  

    User Experience Design Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com.

    Interview Details

    Got a phone interview two weeks after I applied; then a week later I had two phone interviews back to back.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    User Experience Design Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    2 rounds. 1st is an UX designer asking me about the projects in my portfolio. 2nd round is 2 interviews from 2 different UX designers. They will ask me about my team work experience and opinion.

    Interview Questions
    • One of the UX designer asked me to do a design challenge.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  4. We want your feedback – Is this interview information helpful to you?  Yes | No
  5.  

    User Experience Design Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Two phone screens and an onsite

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  6.  

    User Experience Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Amazon.com in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    I've done 1 contract and 2 full time positions phone interviews. All are very similar and straightforward.

    Interview Questions
    • In all of these phone screens, for the most part, they seem to want you to have done a project that is EXACTLY like what their department is doing (as if they can't relate what you have done with what you can do in the future). One interviewer keeps coming back to a work example which I told her I didn't have, but her persistence told me she had troubles checking the boxes on her sheet.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    User Experience Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    A portfolio review is required and is done with a number of people including the interviewers and additional designers.

    Interview Questions
    • Be prepared to cite work experiences where you were an owner, leader, when you applied customer focus and when and how you have been innovative as a designer.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    User Experience Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com.

    Interview Details

    -I had one phone interview

    -My6-hour in-person interview took place at HQ and included, a portfolio presentation, an an hour-long design exercise, and 4 hour-long interviews.

    I've heard from others interviewing here that the hiring team tries to throw you off during one of your interview, but I didn't experience this. The people seem nice, but not overly friendly. The office is clean and very quiet. The culture is direct; yet, people are nice.

    Interview Questions
    • The design exercise was to build an in-store kiosk experience.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    User Experience Design Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Phone screen and then flown out to Amazon HQ in Seattle. Very nice accommodations. Amazon reimbursed me for food, taxis, etc.

    Interview Questions
    • Design an application for borrowing and sharing stuff.   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Low responsibility position.

    Declined Offer
  10.  

    User Experience Design Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    Replied to College job board, got an email from recruiter a week later, and scheduled a day within the week to go into the office to review portfolio with 3 UX designers in different departments

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    User Experience Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Amazon.com in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and received an email from a rep to schedule a phone interview with the team's manager. The position was for a new top-secret AWS product and the team lead himself was going to call me. The phone interview was among the worst I had experienced. The interviewer was not friendly, and the questions all sounded like they were being read off some list. Stuff like 'what is your favorite website', or 'what would you change about it'. Overall I was very disappointed with the type of questions asked.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

Worked for Amazon.com? Contribute to the Community!

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.