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Vistaprint Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 6, 2014
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Senior Associate, Marketing Interview

Senior Associate, Marketing
Lexington, MA

The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Vistaprint in June 2012.

Interview Details – Get ready to answer case study questions about the products on the website. Also be able to negotiate a contract. What do you like and would alter on the Vistaprint.com site? Give examples of marketing projects you've worked on from beginning to end.

Interview Questions


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Developer Interview

Developer
Barcelona (Spain)

I applied through other source and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Vistaprint in February 2012.

Interview Details – 2 phonecalls, one from HR and one with the technical lead

Interview Question – They ask a lot why do i want to go to vistaprint   Answer Question


3 people found this helpful

Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Online Marketing Specialist DACH Interview

Online Marketing Specialist DACH
Barcelona (Spain)

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Vistaprint.

Interview Details – I applied for the position 2 weeks ago and was contacted immidiatly by their HR team for 1 hour interview via phone. I basically had to explain my resume in detail and also answer questions to my persona like: What are your weak and strong points? Why would you like to work at Vistaprint etc.

I was told that a second interview with the hiring manager would follow and promptly got invited to their offices in Barcelona. Their offices are amazing, only HR occupies an entire floor. I was interviewed by the HR Manager, which was very friendly and easy. Then I met the hiring manager and a team member. The interview was difficult and there were several technical questions involved.

After an hour interview I got contacted straight away again inviting me for a 3rd interview the same week, but this time a entire day ( 7 hours with 8 different managers and coworkers) to do case studies. The day before the interview I was contacted again informing me that there was a mistake and that I should have gotten a case study to resolve and to be sent back before my last interview round. I received the email ( after asking for it) at around 6 pm having the interview next day at 9.30 am, together with the schedule for my interviews. The case study was about general online marketing knowledge, however with the brief time I had left it was almost impossible to do a good presentation ( in Power Point and Excel) as requested. I also had a look at the interview schedule and was a bit shocked to see that in 7 hour interview, there was not one minute break ( apart from a lunch break together with a intern !?!) which made me reconsider the offer.

At this point it was already way into the night and I was still working on my presentation which was impossible to finish for the next day. After reading comments on people working at Vistaprint I deceided to cancel my interview and decline the offer as I felt that I would not be comfortable working at Vistaprint.

Interview Question – Who are our main compatitors? Which are 5 of the most important websites in Germany? What is retargeting?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Marketing Specialist Interview

Marketing Specialist

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Vistaprint in May 2008.

Interview Details – the phone call process was nice and informative- where we did go over a case study. In the interview process met with various members from the marketing organization who all had different focus areas.

Interview Questions


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Marketing Interview

Marketing
Barcelona (Spain)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Vistaprint in July 2010.

Interview Details – Phone interview with HR, Marketing Manager, interview in office with various different managers. Process took around 1 month in total from sending CV to job offer.

Interview Questions

Negotiation Details – Wasn't one.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Difficult Interview

Lead QA Engineer Interview

Lead QA Engineer
Lexington, MA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Vistaprint in November 2010.

Interview Details – They do the Phone Interview with couple of HR people before they pass it to Technical People. They do another round of phone interviews with Managerial level people before they call you for 1:1 interviews.

Interview Question – They have some kind of Numbered questions where they ask you to count the quantities and relevant benefits.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Yes we have to negotiate to get the best offer. HR people are pretty good about it.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

QA Engineer Interview

QA Engineer
Lexington, MA

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Vistaprint.

Interview Details – Applied online, eventually someone in HR reaches out to you to schedule a phone interview with a manager of the area you will be working in. There are some questions about your background and occasionally a weed-out question for more technical roles.
If you pass that, they bring you in. College hires will participate in a "Super Day" event where they wine and dine you as you visit the office and interview with several people. For QA it is much smaller since they only hire a handful each year now.

There are 3 interviews. An abstract problem solving interview (how many X does it take to do Y), technical interview (SQL based or OO code based), and a behavioral interview (background mostly).

Interview Questions

  • Design a database suitable for an airline and write some queries.   Answer Question
  • How many ping pong balls fit in a bus ? OR How many bars of soap are needed for the state?
    The answer is not important they just want to see you think and how you draw conclusions
      Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Little negotiation if any for college hires. They do have a signing bonus


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Production Artist Interview

Production Artist

I applied online and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Vistaprint in October 2011.

Interview Details – When i see the employment ad on internet, i applied for the job of production artist which is similar to graphic designer. after a month i got interview call, and i successfully completed my test & Become a part of Vistaprint.

Interview Question – Why are you leave your current Job?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Marketing Graduate Interview

Marketing Graduate
Barcelona (Spain)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Vistaprint in August 2009.

Interview Details – 2 Phone interviews, 1 Assessment Day.

Interview Question – What marketing campaign did make an impression on you in the last 3 month?   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Software Engineer Intern Interview

Software Engineer Intern

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Vistaprint.

Interview Details – I applied to Vistaprint at my university's career fair. They responded within a week and set up an on-campus interview shortly afterwards. The interview itself consisted of two consecutive 45 minute interviews with a 15 minute break in between. The interviewers maintained contact with me after the interview and they were very fast in getting me an offer, although the recruiter attempted to rush me to make a decision.

Interview Question – Design and implement an efficient algorithm to solve 2D box packing.   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – I had significantly better offers from Google, Apple, Mozilla, and Amazon.

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