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    Assistant Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at BioWare (Raleigh, NC) in August 2014.

    Interview

    My hiring process includes 5 questions about you. Plus we ask you to take a tutorial to see if this is the right place or position for you.Now I am a game character designer for Bioware games it is a great experience to have . their games have great game graphics

    Interview Questions

    • Do you do drugs or drink alcohol   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I was Nervous

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    Platform QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at BioWare (Austin, TX) in August 2011.

    Interview

    Initial communications included the regular phone interview from HR with personality and team work type questions. Next there was a phone interview with the QA lead asking more about skill sets as well as giving info specific to the position. Finally there is a face to face interview with the leads and a couple of the team members which the questions can vary greatly. This final interview they are mostly reviewing your skills and ability to work within the team.

    Interview Questions

    • A question asking for a solution to a hypothetical test situation with excessive workload and a hard short time constraint.   Answer Question
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at BioWare (Austin, TX) in April 2011.

    Interview

    I did a phone interview with several developers, where I was asked about my past experience and technical questions relating to that experience. I then a programming skills test. They did not mention that you couldn't use the Internet as reference, but I assumed they preferred me not to do so. After that, I had several on-site interviews where they tried to find the best fit for me. The interviews were group interviews, with behavioral questions, experience-related question, and some whiteboard questions. Everyone was incredibly professional and went out of their way to make sure I wasn't nervous.

    Interview Questions

    • What's the difference between a class and struct in C#? In C++?   1 Answer
    • Describe a previous project and your role [from your resume].   Answer Question
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    QA Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at BioWare (Austin, TX) in May 2010.

    Interview

    Very strange interview. Felt rushed. Got the feeling that they just wanted warm bodies in a chair, which made me wonder just how disposable I am. Interviewer was nice, but answered my questions with a lot of industry jargon that I wasn't completely familiar with.

    Interview Questions

    • If you were hired tomorrow as Blizzard's tester and they wanted to add a new skill for the rogue class, how would you go about testing it.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There wasn't much negotiation to be had.

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    Quality Assurance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at BioWare (Austin, TX) in May 2010.

    Interview

    Went in for an interview. Received a call a few days later.

    Interview Questions

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    Environment Artist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at BioWare (Austin, TX) in June 2008.

    Interview

    I was contacted after submitting an online application and was given an art test. After the art test was completed and approved of by the art staff I was given a phone interview. After the phone interview I was flown out for a studio visit and in person interview. The interview was an all day series of three separate interviews and tours of the facilities and a lunch with the art team. I was contacted a few days later with an offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Technical questions about game art, a review of my art test and my portfolio with the art team.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Negotiations were quick and the studio was very receptive and open to my requests. Very accommodating and helpful overall.

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    Senior Artist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at BioWare.

    Interview

    The interview process was the best I have experienced. Between the talent coordinator and the team that interviewed me I was always aware of where I was at in the process. Everyone involved was thorough, courteous and professional.

    Interview Questions

    • There weren't any difficult or surprise questions. Each interview had a good build up and everything asked was specific to the job at hand - there were no 'gotcha' moments or hidden agendas.   Answer Question
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    Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at BioWare (Edmonton, AB (Canada)) in March 2008.

    Interview

    Grueling wait periods. Average number of questions. Really laid back.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you think <project name> was approached the way it was?   Answer Question
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