and also what is the person designing questions called ? I need it to answer a question about my role as a teacher assistant which was designing assignments.

in my language (Persian) it can be called Designing questions and question Designer. I wonder if these words have a meaning in English and can be used or not.

Thank you.

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The word you are after is set. It means to produce questions for someone (students) to answer.

To set an examination or a question paper means to decide what questions will be asked in it. (Collins Dictionary)

The act of writing or setting exam questions is exam paper setting.

And paper setter is someone who sets their exam questions.

You may like to consider examiner too.

A person who sets and marks exams to test people's knowledge or proficiency. (Oxford Living Dictionaries)

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