I'm Clinton, a product designer and engineer based in New York City.

Principal Product Designer at AlphaSense focused on Search & Discovery and generative AI. I get to spend my days designing and prototyping our search engine for Financial documents.


Designers guide to data

Mar. 2023
Sharing my thoughts on product analytics and data analysis for designers and design teams

Search Patterns - Autocomplete

Jun. 2022
Exploring standard autocomplete patterns among the most popular search engines.

Search with ML - Course Recap

Mar. 2022
A recap of an intensive 4-week Search & Machine learning course

Automated Design Systems

Oct. 2021
The focus of a design systems designer should be the design and maintenance of components. A systems designer should be able to look at a 10,000 foot view and think about the system's scale, quality and speed of delivery.

How to build a Figma Plugin

Aug. 2021
A full length tutorial showing how I build custom Figma Plugins, using APIs.

Terminal Shortcuts on the fly

Mar. 2021
A quick hack I use to quickly move around my terminal super fast.

Introducing Surf Sessions

Feb. 2021
A small side-project logging every one of my surf sessions in 2021
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