Top 15 Graphic Designing Interview questions & answers (Updated 2022)

23 Jul 2022

Top 15 Graphic Designing Interview questions & answers (Updated 2022)

No matter which field you belong to, Graphic Designing in itself has a huge scope. Call it the fashion industry, a Manufacturing company, or some small-scale business Graphic design is something that is required by each one of them. 

Top 15 Graphic Designing Interview questions & answers (Updated 2022)

So, if you have pursued your career in Graphic Designing or you are planning to pursue or maybe you are an HR who is supposed to take an interview with a Graphic Designer, you all are in the right place. 

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And if you already have all the required skillsets for Graphic Designing and you just want to know what kind of question you might face during an interview then keep on reading further.

Here are questions and answers related to Graphic Designing – 

1- What is a role of a Graphic Designer?

Ans- Graphic designers use their creativity in digital form to convey information. They design logos, marketing materials, Brochures, etc. Graphic designers make the best of shapes, colors, typography, and images to communicate their ideas. The work may vary from place to place. Graphic Designers have to interact a lot with the clients so as to understand what they expect and make it out with their creativity. The result requires the collaboration of visual designers, marketers, writers, and programmers.

Top 15 Graphic Designing Interview questions & answers (Updated 2022)

2- Mention a few Graphic Design Tools You Use?

Ans- Few graphic designer tools are:

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • GIMP
  • Corel Draw
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Inscape
  • Sketch
  • After Effects
  • Coral Paintshop
  • Xara Xtreme
  • Canva
  • Crello
Top 15 Graphic Designing Interview questions & answers (Updated 2022)

3- State The Four Critical Fundamental Graphic Design Concepts Every Designer Should Understand?


  • Visual Hierarchy
  • Color
  • Contrast
  • Proportion

These four elements work in their own significant manner and have importance in their own segments.

4- What Is The Most Significant Challenges That are faced by Graphic Designers?

Ans- Being one of the most demanding in the field and in the means of creativity. It is of utmost importance that they have to understand the demand and product-relevant results for the clients. They have to use the technology in hand in the best possible way and to the fullest. Graphic designers mostly have very less control and ownership over the work they are doing. They need to search for a client who values the work and accepts the creative skills of the Designer. 

Top 15 Graphic Designing Interview questions & answers (Updated 2022)

5- Define the Golden ratio in the composition, and why is it important?

Ans- Golden ratio in graphic design is also known as Phi, the golden ratio is 1:1.61. TIt enables the visitors to focus on things the designer wants to emphasize in their work.

6- What according to you should be a designer’s priority while creating a design?

Ans- The designers should prioritize:

  • The framework of the design
  • User engagement
  • Content
  • Usability
  • Visual appearance
  • Typography

7- Explain the use of Adobe Pagemaker?

Ans- Adobe PageMaker is a ver famous typesetting tool formerly used for publishing. It is now obsolete and is no longer sold. Adobe has replaced it with a more advanced form of application, Graphic Designers use it to make high-quality professional documents for their clients like e-books, visiting cards, brochures, newsletters, pamphlets, reports, etc.

Top 15 Graphic Designing Interview questions & answers (Updated 2022)

8- Define 3D Graphic Art?

Ans- 3D graphic art is used to make 3-dimensional illustrations for movies, animation, video games, etc. It is the computer graphic animation used by Graphic Designers.

Top 15 Graphic Designing Interview questions & answers (Updated 2022)

9-  Mention a few graphic design principles?

Ans- The following are the core Graphic Design principles –

  1. Contrast
  2. Balance
  3. Emphasis
  4. Hierarchy
  5. Rhythm
  6. Pattern
  7. Proportion
  8. Repetition
  9. Variety
  10. Movement

10- What is Color Theory and why do you think is it important in graphic designing?

Ans- Colors can be used to show different types of feelings. These feelings are shown by the different types of colors Graphic Designers use. The basic concept behind color theory is that it allows graphic designers to understand how to use these colors to the fullest in order to create and showcase different emotions.

Top 15 Graphic Designing Interview questions & answers (Updated 2022)

11- What Qualities or skills are required for a Graphic Designer?

Ans- A GRaphic Designer must have good communication skills, and listening skills so as to understand the requirements of the clients, they should be able to accept negative feedback in a positive manner and one of the most important skills is understanding the technology they will use to create the desired results.

12- Define the Linked layer?

Ans- Linked layer is a tool in Photoshop. It helps the Graphic Designer to move or transform multiple layers together.

Top 15 Graphic Designing Interview questions & answers (Updated 2022)

13- State the difference between associative hatching and non-associative hatching in CAD?


Associative hatching

Non-Associative hatching

Moves with boundary.

Does not move with the boundary.

Auto CAD crashes may result in corrupted drawings.

No such issues in non-associative hatching.

14- How will you keep yourself updated with new techniques coming in Graphic Designing?

And- Looking at the demand and the pace of changes coming up in technologies we use I will be keeping myself updated by reading new books and magazines, reading blogs on graphic designing, trying my hands on new apps which are coming and if required I will opt for certification courses to brush my skills.

15- How do you evaluate whether your design is successful or not?

Ans- The primary way of knowing that the Graphic Designer has given the desired result is if you have come up with the product expected by the client and the most important way is the ROI (Return On Investment) or analysis of the data to see the actual results even in the form of financial aspects.

These questions will help you a lot when you are giving or taking any interview related to Graphic designing. There is no harm in gaining some hands-on experience before you appear for the interview.

We wish you the Best of Luck from Dr. Raj Padhiyar and team Digital Gurukul.

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