With a bit more emphasis on VMware’s hiring process

Illustration of a women on a mountain holding a pencil with flag that says “You are Hired!”
Illustration of a women on a mountain holding a pencil with flag that says “You are Hired!”

Maybe you’re about to graduate from your design school in 6 months and can’t wait to start your career as a product designer, or you’re looking for a summer internship opportunity so you can gather some real-life work experience, or you might have worked at a company for the past 5 years and just want to try something different.

The common theme here is that you have to get your resume ready, your portfolio updated, your LinkedIn profile polished, and put yourself out there to start interviewing.

In this article, I am going to share with you the typical hiring process of a product designer, along with my personal interview experience. The process I outlined here may not apply to all roles. For example, interviews for management roles and Sr. Staff Designers might look different depending on their specific requirements. …

April Yang

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