Drawing Mode

Drawing Mode is a virtual whiteboard feature that enables you to visualize your technical conversations with each candidate. Sketch using shapes and text to add visual clarity to any interview or run a complete system design session.

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Collaborate with Your Candidate

With Drawing Mode, you and your candidate can sketch together in real time – allowing you to follow their thought process and understand your discussion on a deeper level.

  • Breakdown problems and draw ideas in an interactive environment
  • Upload a blank diagram that can be filled in by a candidate
  • Upload an image or reference materials to guide a technical discussion
  • Toggle between IDE and Drawing Mode as needed
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Illustrate a Discussion

Sometimes during technical interviews, it can be difficult to follow systems design discussions or envision front-end ideas. With Drawing Mode, you can close the communication gap with a full-featured virtual whiteboard.

  • Draw freely or use shapes
  • Add text
  • Upload pre-existing images or charts
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Simple to Use

No one wants to experience a steep learning curve – especially during an interview. CoderPad’s Drawing Mode is a simple, easy-to-use solution to visualize your interview discussion.

  • Accessible from live interview pads, so you don’t need another tool
  • Straightforward to use