Philips Design & Research
Philips Design & Research Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Art Director Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Philips Design & Research.
Interview Details – 1. 45 min phone interview with HR hiring manager
2. 60 min phone interview with creative director
3. 90 min face to face interview with creative director and senior art director
4. 60 min face to face interview with design manager
Interview Question – Nothing too unexpected. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – HR was not great to deal with. No negotiation on salary and not transparent. Little empathy and sub-par people skills, simply going through the motions of the hiring process without considering candidate's intentions.
Senior Designer Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Philips Design & Research in April 2008.
Interview Details – Two interviews. One was with the department head and the other with the regional creative head. Was pretty straightforward, no nonsense.
Interview Question – If we dont accept any of your ideas while at work what will you do? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Moving expenses
Design Consultant Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Philips Design & Research.
Interview Details – ok, simple and straightforward
Interview Question – none View Answer
Negotiation Details – it was through a headhunter; the company wasn't very flexible
Designer Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
The process took 2 days - interviewed at Philips Design & Research in December 2009.
Interview Details – communication and interview was very direct some very unpracticle questions were asked but all in all the it was a peaceful experience
- how did you arrive at this form View Answer
- how will you be able to sustain in the gobal exposure Answer Question
Negotiation Details – indian and global HR was involved and no negotiation happened, but the problem was that i was not good at it