Craft Worker Interview Questions

1 Describe your experience creating functional or decorative objects by hand, using a variety of methods and materials.
2 Walk me through how you cut, shape, fit, join, mold, or otherwise process materials, using hand tools, power tools, and/or machinery.
3 What is the most challenging part of selecting materials for use based on strength, color, texture, balance, weight, size, malleability and other characteristics?
4 What is the secret to confer with customers to assess customer needs or obtain feedback? Share an example.
5 What is the most challenging part of budgeting for you?
6 What is the key to success when communicating with the public.
7 Tell me about a recent experience you've had working with your hands.
8 Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
9 Give me an example of when you thought outside of the box. How did it help your employer?
10 How often do you research craft trends, venues, and customer buying patterns in order to inspire designs and marketing strategies? Should more time be spent?
11 Tell me about the last time when you advertised products and work, using media such as internet advertising and brochures. Any luck?
12 Tell me how you develop concepts or creative ideas for craft objects.
13 Name a time when your creativity or alternative thinking solved a problem in your workplace.
14 Share an experience in which your attention to detail and thoroughness had an impact on your last company.
15 Tell me about a time when you developed your own way of doing things or were self-motivated to finish an important task.