21 Common Audio & Music Production Interview Questions

If you're interviewing for an audio or music production job, you'll want to make sure you come prepared with the right questions.

Here are some of the common questions:

  1. Why did you become an audio engineer?
  2. What is your experience with music production?
  3. What kind of projects have you worked on in the past?
  4. What is your greatest achievement outside of work? How did that contribute to who you are today and how will it help you in this role?
  5. What's your favorite part of the job?
  6. How would you describe your work style?
  7. What is the typical workflow for a project?
  8. How do you approach creative problems?
  9. What is your management style like?
  10. What are your goals for the next year? Five years? Ten years?
  11. What's the biggest challenge you faced in your role?
  12. What is your biggest weakness?
  13. What are some of the most important lessons you've learned in this business?
  14. What do you think are the most important qualities for success in this role?
  15. How would you describe your ideal candidate for this position?
  16. Describe a time when a client was dissatisfied with your work, but you were able to resolve it to their satisfaction.
  17. Why do you want to work in this field?
  18. If you had to give one piece of advice to someone who wants to become an audio engineer, what would it be?
  19. How would you describe the culture of the workplace?
  20. Why should we hire you over other candidates?
  21. Do you have any questions for me?