Razorfish Interview Questions & Reviews in San Francisco, CA
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Executive Administrative Assistant Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Razorfish.
Interview Details – I submitted my resume online and got an email a few days later from HR asking to set up a phone interview. I emailed my availability within hours of receiving the email. 3 days went by and I never heard back from HR. I emailed again and finally called and left a voice mail. 2 days went by and no response. As one last attempt, I call HR and am finally able to speak to the Rep. We schedule a phone interview for the following day: the interv lasted about 40 minutes and was a mix of casual conversation and typical scripted questions. She was nice and easy to talk to---she said she'd let me know in a few days. I never heard back from her. Even after emailing and following up.
A quick "no" would have been enough, Razorfish. Thanks for stringing me along for every step of the process.
Business Analyst Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Razorfish in November 2010.
Interview Details – Secured a phone interview after applying online. Followed by a 1:1 with the Sr manager. Good culture, great office space.
- What will you bring to the co? View Answer
- What tools have you used in the past for data analysis Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Got another offer from a more reputed company
Senior User Experience Designer Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Razorfish in August 2009.
Interview Details – Interview with Director of User Experience Design. 1:1 with Design Director, Creative Director and Vice President of Client relations. Could be a very fun environment, but is challenging job. (Long Hours, Client Meetings, Travel)
Interview Question – What do you do when you have multiple projects that have the same deadline? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Their salaries tend to be fairly competitive with the Market. If they want you, they will compensate fairly.
Account Supervisor Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Razorfish in January 2011.
Interview Details – I was contacted by the recruiter from the Seattle office since recruiting is handled there. Total mystery even though SF is substantial. I had a phone screening that went really well, and that led to my on-site meeting with at least 6 team members ranging from Managing Director, Senior Account Directors, Project Managers, etc. The whole interview took almost 4 hours. The people were awesome, but sounded they were looking for people with more digital experience and they weren't convinced I had enough knowledge since I had more traditional than digital, even though I was most recently at an all digital shop. No hard feelings though. The recruiter assured I was qualified and invited me to apply to any future listings. Maybe it boiled down to personality match. I was not that upset about it because the SF office has a lot of tech clients, which is not that interesting to me anyway.
Interview Question – Tell me about an innovative campaign you have launched. Answer Question
Designer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took a day - interviewed at Razorfish in January 2009.
Interview Details – group and individual Portfolio review with 3 individuals
- Show & tell us how about a project that you completed under tight deadline pressure View Answer
- How did you find your college experience View Answer
Reason for Declining – other offer
Associate Creative Director Interview (Negative Experience; Easy Interview)
The process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at Razorfish in March 2010.
Interview Details – The interview process consisted of a phone interview with the hiring manager and then a week later, an in person 3-person panel interview over the course of two hours.
The interviewer was very organized and efficient in the beginning, at least. But, then she took almost a month to get back to me. In the meantime, I found myself another job and had to decline Razorfish's job offer. I was pretty annoyed by the delay.
The San Francisco office is well located at Fisherman's Wharf although it is a tourist-y locale. The folks in the office appeared like a cool, creative crowd. The furniture in the lobby is dated circa early 90's.
- Why do you want to work here? Answer Question
- Over and over again, they asked "Why do you want to work here?" Answer Question
Reason for Declining – I declined the offer because Razorfish took almost a month to follow-up after our interview. The offer was at least 10-15% more than industry standard.
Content Strategist Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
The process took a day - interviewed at Razorfish in June 2010.
Interview Details – Great interview, they said they were going to bring me in, but there wasn't any follow up. As a contractor, this happens sometimes. Everybody was really friendly and positive, the problem was there didn't seem to be follow-through. The process involved: (a) contact from recruiter, (b) eventually a phone interview, (c) nothing.
Art Director Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
The process took a day - interviewed at Razorfish in August 2008.
Interview Details – It was a little different because I went in as a freelancer first. So It was easier being in, than if you were starting fresh. There weren't any specific questions as much as evaluating you based on your creative work. Creative jobs are a little different from other positions. The hardest part was the negotiation process. It was a nightmare.
Interview Question – There were no specific questions, again because I was already freelancing there. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Terrible! The recruiter person was so lame. He wouldn't say the salary nor the benefits and it went back and forth for about 3-4 weeks.