Alan Spears, Designer in Charleston, SC, United States
Alan Spears

Designer in Charleston, SC, United States

Member since September 10, 2019
Since 2012, Alan has been working with companies and clients to design well-executed brands, websites, and applications. He's tested conversion rates and agonized over typography, hierarchy, and accessibility. Alan also has experience in building small, passionate teams that have achieved some incredible results along the way.
Alan is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Product Designer

    2018 - 2019
    Camping World
    • Created a cross-platform design system for the core brand, including a library of elements and interactions, plus a central repository of design and prototyping styles.
    • Audited the current design management system to make the revision and asset-management processes more efficient and effective—including requirement defining, prototyping, and internal testing.
    • Oversaw the redesign of core web elements including search results, product inventory cards, user account, and single-sign-on.
    • Designed and prototyped two Camping World native applications.
    Technologies: GitHub, Jira, Slack, Hotjar, Optimizely, Principle, InVision, Abstracts, InVision Studio, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch
  • Art Director

    2016 - 2019
    • Demolished silos to build a culture of camaraderie by building and managing cross-functional teams on both client-based projects and internal products.
    • Directed the creative vision and design of projects and products, including the management of in-house and freelance designers, illustrators, and photographers.
    • Led the creative discovery process, strategy development, conceptual exploration, and client presentations.
    • Put forth an initiative of an internal design critique, convening designers and stakeholders in an intermittent feedback loop and implemented new design process tools, including asset management and revision history control.
    • Coordinated with the other senior team in project scope development, budget, timelines, and technology development, as well as the acquisition, onboarding, growth, and retention of the creative team and contractors.
    Technologies: GitHub, Slack, Trello, Jira, Abstracts, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision Studio, InVision, Sketch


  • Master of Arts Degree in Interactive Media
    2011 - 2013
    Elon University - Elon, NC, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business, Leadership
    2007 - 2011
    University of North Carolina Wilmington - Wilmington, NC, USA



Charleston, SC, United States

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