My name is Paul Forgione.

This is my resume.

I'm currently employed as an Interaction Designer @ Google. My focus is on new user education & onboarding.

I graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in New Media Design.

I've previously worked / interned at Instrument, SFA Marketing, Gyre 9, and Partners & Napier.

Since starting at Google, I have:

  • received 2 spot & 3 peer bonuses
  • been lead designer on 3 projects
  • lead an agency-driven redesign of a top level Google property
  • co-written a Material Design Spec article
  • co-founded a cross-functional group with the Material Design & Brand Marketing teams, responsible for user education across Google
  • collaborated with teams including Analytics, Android, Android Wear, Chromecast, Drive, Fit, Google Plus, Google Search, Identity, Keep, Maps, Photos, Play, & Project Ara
  • worked with User Experience Researchers to run over 15 user studies in person & online, to study behavior and inform design decisions
  • presented & discussed design decisions with principal designers & VPs
  • introduced 3,500 Googlers to the design process, in a part of the company that had previously had no designers
  • provided design guidance for dozens of smaller projects through my team's office hours
  • lead 1 and participated in 3 design sprints
  • saved Google over 1.5 TB of bandwidth, and our users over 40 days of load time