Alexander D.

Product Designer, Mutt Lover, Bearded Cyclist, Hop Enthusiast | Philadelphia, PA

I've helped teams large and small build products, ship iterative updates, and elevate brand value. My experience has lead me to work extensively both on experimental concepts, as well as on features for well-established products.

I'm open for some commissioned work.

UI | UX | Branding


Projects & Case Studies

About Me

UI | UX | Branding

I'm a Philly native passionate about building better design culture and practice within organizations. I value collaboration and working in step with other technologists to bring products to life, and into the hands of users.

I'm always open to talk about design, startups, and technology over coffee (or an aggressively hopped IPA), or you can find me clipped in on two wheels somewhere along the Schuylkill.

You can check out my Dribbble where I dabble in illustration and lettering, or my Linked-In, if you're into that sort of thing.

Employment History

2.2021 – Present | Lead product Designer

We're building the seed-to-sale software for cannabis manufacturers and distributors to manage inventory, fulfill orders, and most importantly; stay compliant to ever-shifting state regulations.

6.2019 – 11.2020 | Lead product Designer

Working as part of a multidisciplinary product, design, and engineering team, I focused on helping our customers create, manage, and collaborate on their internal- and external-facing knowledge.

Relying on firsthand research and strong relationships with customers, I negotiated strategic business requirements and engineering limitations to develop iterative product design solutions. Together with my PM partner, we used this insight to help shape the roadmap focused on high-growth, complex features for larger, enterprise customers.

Within the design team I helped establish SAGE, Guru's design system, and a framework for implementation. This resulted in the widespread adoption of modern UI patterns as they were released; increasing accessibility and consistency, while decreasing feature production time.

10.2017 – 6.2019 | Senior Designer, UX

Comcast Xfinity

As part of a small look-ahead team, I was responsible for ideation and exploration of the next generation of complement applications and experiences for the X1 entertainment platform.

Previously I led UX and design initiatives for features on Xfinity Stream, a streaming video service with 20M+ MAU, including browse pattern and behavior updates, system consistency, offline mode, the out-of-home experience and IA & navigation updates across iOS, Android, and

3.2013 – 8.2017 | Product Designer


Ticketleap is a leading self-service ticketing and event platform . Working as part of an integrated agile product team, I was responsible for a variety of major feature overhauls during a second generation platform launch. These projects included the Ticketleap iOS seller app, Event & Organization pages, Checkout & Order confirmation flows, Buyer emails, Seller UI, Marketing pages and more. This platform was acquired in 2017 by Patron Technologies.

Later I led design on an upstart labs team within the organization which eventually matured into a new product offering.

Port was the second product offering from Ticketleap. Built from the ground up using modern technologies, we leveraged our access to rich data and existing sellers to help craft the most flexible ticketing product on the market.

I was primarily responsible for the product design of the embedded buyer flow, checkout, buyer emails, seller on-boarding, mobile patterns, and UI animations.

5.2011 – 11.2012 | Graphic Designer

Hydros Bottle

Hydros produces premium reusable water bottles with built in activated carbon filters. They were distributed primarily through natural grocers and ecologically minded retailers like Whole Foods, as well as their own online channels.

I was responsible for designing, maintaining, and overseeing the production of all brand assets including product packaging, in-store displays, product photography, sales & marketing assets, web & social content and advertising print design.

2011 – Present | PRINCIPAL

Freelance Branding, Design & Illustration

I've selectively worked with a diverse set of small businesses and startups to help them develop more meaningful brands and experiences. I'm especially interested in partnering with local makers and doers for branding and illustration projects.