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I'm Garron, a Product Design Manager at Meta Social Impact

I apply beautifully crafted design to hard, real-world problems in order to create social impact and make the world a better place.

Portfolio

In 2020 I launched Facebook Community Help to support communities hit hardest by COVID-19.



I also launched the Facebook COVID-19 Information Center, reaching 770M unique visitors.

Redesigned Facebook AMBER Alerts.

Led brand and product design for Meal Forward, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit combatting food insecurity.

Helped 200M Americans complete the 2020 Census.

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Product Design Interview E-Book

I published an e-book to share expert tips on how to prepare for product design interviews

I've been in big tech for almost my entire career and have interviewed and been interviewed hundreds of times. This has given me unique visibility and insight into exactly how to ace a product design interview. This comprehensive e-book distills all of those insights to help you ace your UX interview. It outlines the different interview formats, how to approach them, and what questions to prepare for.

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Blog

I write a lot about product design, career growth and social impact.

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The definitive guide to acing every design interview format

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5 steps to creating a strong design-led startup

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Are there too many designers in the world?

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From need to impact: Designing products for social good

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Ever wonder how recruiters look at your design portfolio?

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How turning 30 changed my design career

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How design & content strategy work together

I recently spoke on a panel about how design and content strategy work together at Facebook...Continue Reading

How I got to Facebook’s design team

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Meditation and Design at Facebook

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