Spencer David Walker

Senior Manager, Design Ops

Minneapolis, MN, USA
I manage designers and developers. I advocate for design and user centered thinking to drive and inform product teams, and specialize in managing the building and distribution of design systems to enable the development lifecycle.

Work Experience

Ameriprise Financial

Senior Manager, Design Ops

Managing a centralized, cross-functional team focused on building and distributing internal design system to front-end engineers and product designers; advocating for design and user focused thinking; ensuring satisfaction for our internal customers
April 2018 - Present Minnesota, United States


Senior Applications Solutions Consultant

Lead design developer on open source e-commerce applications, API documentation and dashboards, and client implementations
January 2016 - April 2018 Minnesota, United States

Insite Software

Senior Web Designer

Lead design developer on client implementations of Insite’s B2B e-commerce web application
December 2015 - Present Minnesota, United States

Grey Healthcare Group

Interactive Art Director

Art direction for B2B and B2C interactive marketing materials for human and animal health clients
May 2012 - October 2013 Missouri, United States

Rhycom Strategic Advertising

Manager, Creative Services

Creative lead on all agency projects, including B2B and B2C marketing materials for healthcare, lawn & garden, technology and quick service restaurant clients
February 2007 - May 2012 Kansas, United States


Web Designer and Developer

Designing and developing custom Shopify themes for artists and art vendors
May 2013 - Present Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States


Iowa State University

BFA, Graphic Design

August 2000 - May 2005 Ames, Iowa, United States

Johnson County Community College

Continuing Education: HTML, CSS, Flash

Overland Park, Kansas, United States


Adobe Creative Suite, Bootstrap, CSS, CSS3, Foundation, HTML, HTML5, Illustrator, Indesign, LESS/SASS, Photoshop, Responsive Web Design, Responsive Web Design, User Interface Design, Web Design,