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Director User Experience Design was asked...4 August 2015

"Who should UX report to in a company?" This was the only question asked by the person who made the decision.

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Product Management (wrong answer)

Similar interview, they seem to have some really odd thoughts on this. It should definitely roll up to Product Management not Engineering Less


Tell me about your work.

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I prepared a portfolio review. I walked thru the review and treated it like a pitch. One of the interviewers even asked for my PowerPoint template. Less

The company called to have a good conversation about the recruiting process and clear the opaqueness. I appreciate the intent and the time to do this. Less


What responsive design experience do you have?

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I have to ask if by responsive she meant a web or mobile app! She had meant mobile app, and I proceeded to explain that I had not only designed, developed, but also delivered 2 mobile apps that could be downloaded from the AppStore and Google Play by following the links for both app located in my portfolio. Less

"Responsive" normally means a web app which adjusts to different screen sizes including desktop and mobile. Less


Explain a difficult concept you know very well in 2 minutes.

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I talked about continuous (Vygotsky) versus step-like (Piaget) psychological theories. Less


Recruiter: How are you doing after the <company here> layoffs?

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Me: I never worked for that company

Ultra Mobile

With multiple brands and platforms, how will you manage them across?

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Based on my experience I explain how i would execute it.

Huawei Technologies

why work for a chinese company run from china

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they have lots to learn from silicon valley

Cisco Systems

I have been basically offered the opportunity to work there with very little questions asked. It was based on my previous work and personal recommendation.

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That I would like to use that opportunity.

Imagine Learning

I've sent another email to the HR manager with new availability slots but got NO answer again. Another week went by and I send again my availability, only to get no answers.

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I know the HR manager did get my emails, as I was not getting delivery errors. It was pretty obvious that the manager simply didn't want to follow through with the process as I never got any explanation regarding the end of the hiring process! Completely ghosted me! Less

Imagine Learning

Give us an example of how you use data to justify your decisions?

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I mentioned that I used Facebook to analyze customer acceptance and perception of an innovative product. I conducted research in 4 different states, using Utah as the control and Florida, California, and New York as the alternative offers. I ended up finding that the product would not have the expected user acceptance and market penetration. I also found out that a different product would have better acceptance. The business took my research to modify the business model and pivot the product. They have succeeded with the new product, while the original product that intended to be provided does not do as well compared to the newly found product discovered in the research! Less

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