Vistaprint Interview Questions

Updated Jun 18, 2015
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    Marketing Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Vistaprint in March 2013.

    Interview

    Applied through campus recruiting and was contacted for an on campus interview. That interview was an hour long case study, not too bad. I was then called a few days later and told I was accepted to come for an interview on site about a month later. That interview was a very long day, started at 8:30am-5:30pm. It consisted of a few presentations, three one hour interviews back to back, a tour, lunch, and happy hour. The day was way too long, especially since they probably only evaluated us on those 3 hours of interviews. Overall, liked the company, yet not sure the way they evaluated because I left feeling optimistic, but was not given an offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Which of the Vistaprint values do you think most and least describes you   Answer Question
  2.  

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Vistaprint in March 2013.

    Interview

    Apply on Career Fair. Got an on campus interview two weeks after. 2 hours interview - first hour OO Design question, second hour behavior and coding question.

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lexington, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Vistaprint (Lexington, MA) in March 2013.

    Interview

    I interviewed with several people: first an HR rep, then 3 people from the team / department I would be working in. I then ended with the HR rep. Vistaprint is ranked as one of the hardest companies to interview with, but for an intern position it was much more relaxed. They just want to know about your past work experience, why you're interested in them, and what you'll bring to the table.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you think we could be doing better?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    None, I was an intern.

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    Senior Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lexington, MA
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 8 weeksinterviewed at Vistaprint (Lexington, MA) in March 2013.

    Interview

    Long and drawn out. Asked back for multiple interviews. Had to solve case studies, even though I have years of experience and a solid track record.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    These folks take far too long to make decisions. I ended up talking to the same person multiple times, and they wanted me to loop back after talking to yet more people. It's amazing that they ever get to hire anyone since most companies move faster.

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Vistaprint.

    Interview

    They had me for an on campus interview where I did a 30 min technical (basic statistics+graphs) paper/pencil test, followed by behavioral questions. Afterwards they flew me to Boston for a full day interview followed by night bowling event. Overall a great experience!

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Vistaprint in November 2012.

    Interview

    The first round is on campus, and there are several multiple choice questions and a small case, which is just a GRE AW question. After that, they flew me to Boston and conducted three interviews after a tour of the company.

    Interview Questions

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lexington, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Vistaprint (Lexington, MA) in October 2012.

    Interview

    Found them at the career fair, had dinner with them and then a first round interview on campus. Mix of behavioral and technical questions of 45 minutes. Then, I got invited the very next evening to their Super Saturday Weekend Event from Friday night to Sunday. Friday night was a lot of fun and I talked to a lot of Vistaprint employees, and the Charles Hotel they invite you too was very nice. On Saturday morning, they drove us to their office and we had a tour, and then 3 one hour interviews (depends on your group). One of the interviews was problem solving, and the other two were design/coding questions. Interviewers were really cool and worked with you towards your solution instead of trying to stump you. Afterwards, they had a company wide event at a bar/restaurant/bowling alley with free food and drinks! it was really fun!

    after 3 days, I heard back from them that I got an offer. The hr is excellent for college recruiting and they get back to you fast!

    Interview Questions

    • Signed a disclosure form, so I can't say it. There were no "tricky" / classic interview questions though   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation, they offer very well for college grads (although the price of living is very high for that area)

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    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Vistaprint in September 2012.

    Interview

    One of the longest interview processes that I have ever had to do, especially for a "shipping and receiving coordinator" position, which was really just a mail room position for the building. The interview process began with a phone interview and I was in for an interview a few days later. At the first interview I had to interview with a recruiter and then two employees of the facilities team. It was a long and grueling few hours but it seemed worth it. I was also given a tour of the building. Now, here is where things get interesting. It took them over two months to make me come in for a second interview, during this time the recruiter kept saying I was the best candidate. It got to the point that I didn't think I would get another interview even though he said I was the best candidate they had interviewed. After I finally got the second interview, it consisted of another few hours of interviews with the same employees from the first interview but also with a higher up manager. After about a week or two I finally got a hold of the recruiter who told me they decided to pick another candidate for the job. The experience was exhausting especially for the kind of job it was and also felt like a huge waste of my time given how much time the whole process was.

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly about how I would deal with other employees needs.   Answer Question
  10.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    interviewed at Vistaprint (Philadelphia, PA) in September 2012.

    Interview

    It was pretty straight forward. I interviewed on campus and was asked a string pattern matching question. Once I answered the question, I was asked to optimize on the method and get a better solution. It lasted for about 30 mins. And then I was directly called on-site for the next round.

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  11. Helpful (1)  

    QA Test Lead Engineer-sap Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lexington, MA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Vistaprint (Lexington, MA) in July 2012.

    Interview

    I was initially interviewed for the position by the HR recruiter, then she set me up for another phone interview with the hiring manager. The interview went well with the hiring manager. I was then set up with another phone interview with a project manager. The interview went well. I was then ask to come for a face to face interview to meet the hiring team. I was interview by 7 people for the job. A very lenghty interview process where one was technical interview, the other are normal HR and behavioral and another on QA process etc... Process was lenghty but wait time was short for a decision

    Interview Questions

    • One of the case study was that I was given a calculator on a printed paper and was asked about how will I test it?
      The second was to test my analytical skill and was to describe how will I handle the below situation:
      You use a device to receive goods from 2 plants. The receipt from plant A is just fine and the receit from plan B is slow. What could be the possible scenarios that could have gone wrong
       
      Answer Question

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