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Product Design

Evaluates candidates' key design principles, user experience concepts, and critical thinking in product design-related decision making.

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Type
Hard skills
Time
12 min
Level
Basic
Languages
English

Product Design test: Find the right talent for innovative solutions

Unlock the potential of your candidates with our comprehensive product design assessment. This test assesses essential design concomitant with critical thinking abilities, which ensures that not only are your potential team members skilled in product design, but excel in prioritizing user experiences and developing user-centric solutions. Best suited for early-stage hiring, this helps in giving you much needed insights to recruit well-rounded designers.

Unique features of the Product Design candidate screening assessment

  • Comprehensive evaluation: With a coverage spanning over numerous areas of product design, ranging from usability to Net Promoter Score (NPS), it ensures a thorough assessment of candidates.
  • Specific to User Experience: It lays a keen focus on expert user experience concepts, and measures how a candidate plans and executes designs that meet user needs.
  • Focus on innovation: It tests the candidate's ability to think critically and bring innovative solutions to the table.
  • Ready for the early hiring stages: The scoring model has been designed for early screenings, allowing you to filter out the best candidates right from the start.
  • Insights into candidate's decision-making: With a functionality benefiting largely, the test provides valuable insights into how a candidate makes design-related decisions focusing on usability and user satisfaction.

Topics covered in the Product Design pre-screening test

The product design pre-employment test explores a candidate's understanding and skills in several key areas, including:

  • Usability: Measures the design's efficiency and user friendliness.
  • Error messages:Tests a candidate's approach to designing informative and helpful error messages.
  • Design systems: Assesses candidates' knowledge in creating and employing consistent design standards.
  • Jakob's Law: Determines a candidate's understanding of users’ web-browsing habits and expectations.
  • Prototyping: Tests candidates' ability to create prototypes for testing and feedback gathering.
  • User interview research: Evaluates candidates' skills in gathering and analyzing user interview data for design improvements.
  • Dark patterns: Determines a candidates understanding of deceptive design practices that affect the user experience.
  • Usability testing: Measures candidates' proficiency in conducting tests aimed at improving a product's usability.
  • User personas: Evaluates a candidate's ability to create accurate user profiles for targeted design strategies.
  • Net Promoter Score (NPS): Measures a candidate's understanding and application of the NPS in measuring customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Best use of the Product Design pre-employment assessment

This test is ideally suited for roles that come with a requirement for a deep understanding of product design principles and a strong focus on user experience, including:

  • User Experience (UX) Designers: Perfect to evaluate UX Design candidates who prioritize user needs and create intuitive designs.
  • User Interface (UI) Designers: Ideal for assessing a candidate's ability to design visually appealing and functional UIs.
  • Product Managers: Makes for a good tool for getting insights into a candidate's capability in driving product vision and making design-focused decisions.
  • Interaction Designers: Works well for assessing how candidates design the interaction between users and the product to enhance user satisfaction.
  • Usability Analysts: Very effective in evaluating a candidate's ability to analyze and improve a product's usability and user experience.

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