Questions for Designers (on same level)

  1. How long have you been working at this company?
  2. Can you talk a bit about a moment or an experience where you felt you've truly grown?
  3. What do you do apart from work in this company?
  4. How often do you get to talk to founders - about design, product or may be the latest movie on Netflix?
  5. What are a few things which you don't like about this company and you would like to improve?
  6. Do you do any community work - in design or any other domain?

Questions for Design Managers

  1. Can you talk a bit about how a design maturity has grown over last few years in this company?
  2. How does design-mentorship work in this company?
    1. Do you directly mentor individual designers under you?
  3. What do you do apart from the work?
  4. How often do you talk about the work - online or offline in the community meet-ups?
  5. How do you define a good vs better designers?
  6. What will be my growth trajectory in this company? How can I grow here?

Questions for founders

  1. What are the top 3 problems/challenges you're trying to solve?
  2. Can you talk about what role does the design play in this company?
  3. How do you make sure that each person working in this company is aligned to the company's goals?