Today I tried to apply for the UI/UX Designer position in some USA based company. I’ve clicked the button and was redirected to the form on their website. I was very surprised that the company this level has a horrible UX on the dropdown. As you can see on the screenshot below, after clicking on a dropdown, there is a huge list spanning to the bottom of the page.
How can it be fixed?
Just forget about styling dropdown and keep things simple. Default select HTML element is working pretty well. Form usability is very important for the users, otherwise nobody will use it. Let me show you the example of good dropdown: