Steven Madden Interview Questions

Updated Aug 7, 2014
Updated Aug 7, 2014
25 Interview Reviews

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    Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    Met with the head designer. She was very nice. Thought I had it in the bag but they ended up choosing someone else. It was a good interview experience.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Planning Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    Initial contact via in-house recruiter. Came in to interview with recruiter and hiring manager (VP). Came in a second time to meet with another VP and hiring manager again. Process was professional and pleasant

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Informational Interview Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted through a connection for an informative interview. She told me at the end of the interview that there were no positions open (this should have been mentioned over email before flying in for the interview). The interview was not personal, she used a scripted question and answer sheet.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dallas, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Steven Madden in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied on-line (process was pretty confusing); Received phone call next day; Quick, rather relaxed interview - felt very comfortable; offered job following week. I had shopped with interviewer and was recruited during a very pleasant shopping experience.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Brooklyn, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brooklyn, NY (US)
    Application Details

    interviewed at Steven Madden in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I got to the interview early. I waited for about 20 minutes before the interview started. I was asked basic questions and asked to sell a shoe. I was told I would hear back in a few days but its been a month and I haven't heard anything back.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Boulder, CO (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boulder, CO (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Steven Madden in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I came in and dropped off a resume at the Boulder location, and the manager asked me to sit and interview right away. The interview was pretty standard for a retail sales position, but the manager was really nice and close to my age so it felt really easy talking to her.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Steven Madden in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    3 interviews, basic questions, know how to sell

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiations. base plus commission
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Sales Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    I had two interview one with the area manager and another with the manager of the store. Both interview lasted about 30-45 mins. In the interview I told more about my work history when asked question about my previous job positions. Went into depth on why I would like to work for the company. Talk much about customer due to dealing in that field.

    Interview Questions
    • How to handle a customer that isn't loooking for a shoe?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    It took about an entire day. I still didn't get the hourly rate I would have like.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    A few generic questioning in regards to why you chose the company, skills as a mananger, strengths and weaknesses?

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They offered me a low rate and tried to make it sound amazing because of the commission
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Account Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    Good

    Interview Questions
    No Offer

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