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Biola Interviews

Updated Feb 23, 2015
Updated Feb 23, 2015

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    Web Design Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in La Mirada, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in La Mirada, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Biola.

    Interview Details

    I spoke with two people: the Director of University Communications and Marketing, and the Associate Director of Interactive Media. It's a small shop, so I worked closely with the latter person after I was hired. The questions from the Director of University Communications and Marketing were higher-level questions aimed in part at making sure I understood and was on-track with the mission of the team. They focus primarily on the outward-directed aspects of design (the public face of the University, working to attract prospective students, etc.) rather than the inward-focused aspects (e.g., assisting faculty with Blackboard issues). The second interviewer asked more technical questions about my background, my skill set, and my willingness to continue learning and developing as a web designer.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked to define "design."   View Answer
    • I was asked to talk in more detail about my portfolio of previous projects.   Answer Question
    • I was asked to explain in more detail my level of skill (if any) in a variety of web-design-related technologies like HTML, CSS, javascript, Django, and python.   Answer Question
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Headquarters La Mirada, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1908
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Ya gotta have faith, faith, faith to attend Biola University. It is a private evangelical Christian university that provides 145 academic programs through seven schools. The nondenominational school offers bachelor's, master's, first professional, and doctoral degrees, and has an enrollment of more than 5,700. Biola students and faculty donate some 200,000 hours of volunteer work annually, participating in off-campus activities such as leading Bible studies in nearby churches and evangelizing on the streets of inner cities. Biola University was founded as the Bible... More

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