Design Researcher Interview Questions


Design Researcher interview questions shared by candidates

Top Interview Questions

Sort: Relevance|Popular|Date
Design Researcher was asked...June 22, 2017

Tell us about the research and innovation process you go through?

1 Answers

I talked about my own process, but anything as long as you draw inspiration from the double diamond approach and mention the 10 types of innovation. Less


What do you need to keep in mind when working with a team?

1 Answers

I answered things such as working styles, trust, and open communication. I also mentioned some reflective exercises I do with my current team. Less


did you know our institute? did you know that project?

1 Answers

depends on you


Started with a team work which was the same as the other reviews (building a marshmallow tower). Then there was a technical interview: How a 4 stroke engine works and they gave me an actual connection rod and asked me to explain how it is made, material and manufacturing process and why. My background is in fluid dynamics and CFD, but they didn't asked any questions relating to my expertise and CV. Even though the department was fluid simulation, just a unique questions for all the roles!!. It ended with a presentation based on a project you have been involved. Got the results a month after the assessment day, without any feedback.

1 Answers

They do not care about your background or what you might bring to the department. Just read about engine and solid mechanics and manufacturing process. Less


For the second interview, I was given a case study (brief) and asked to "develop a detailed research plan to help the product team determine the viability and desirability of a new machine" and "present your approach in a 20 min verbal presentation pitched at the team".

1 Answers

I put a lot of time and effort (at least a full day's work) into preparing a well-considered and what was ultimately successful presentation. It felt like I was working for the company for free before I even started. Less

Wolters Kluwer

Heel verschillende vragen. Mij werd bijvoorbeeld een probleemstelling voorgesteld, waar ik moest zeggen, hoe ik daarmee om zou gaan

1 Answers

Vanuit mijn kennis en expertise.

American Marketing Association

A lot of behavior questions: "Tell me a time when ____"

1 Answers

Try to think of different experiences for each question to show the breadth of your knowledge and expertise Less


Do you prefer working individually or in a team?

1 Answers

I guess the answer depends on each individual's way of working and the role itself. But for me it was both and because I enjoy the dynamics a team can bring in while leading individual projects. Less


How did you manage digital change in your previous companies?

1 Answers

Detail the relevant experience in your resume which highlight this topic. The interview with HR was alright Less


Example of a dream project you want to work on at IDEO.

1 Answers

Just show your passion about topics you would love to work on

Viewing 1 - 10 of 165 interview questions

See Interview Questions for Similar Jobs

Glassdoor has 165 interview questions and reports from Design researcher interviews. Prepare for your interview. Get hired. Love your job.