Stephen Ruiz

Stephen Ruiz

Sr. Manager, User Experience Design at BlackLine Systems

Greater Los Angeles Area

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Stephen Ruiz's Overview


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Stephen Ruiz's Summary

A digital professional with over 15 years of experience in interactive technology, UX design, information architecture and digital strategy. His expertise allows him to develop thorough, realistic information architecture plans that support business needs and objectives. By understanding business requirements and goals, he helps capture the strategy, content, and features that become blueprints for websites, apps, software systems and business logic.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Ruiz has led brainstorming sessions on functional requirements, content organization, process flow, UI specifications, and technical integration. He has extensive experience with user research, concept testing and usability testing.

Stephen Ruiz's Experience

Sr. Manager, User Experience Design

BlackLine Systems

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Computer Software industry

September 2014Present (1 month) Woodland Hills, CA

Stephen Ruiz's Organizations

  • User Experience Professionals Association of Los Angeles

    Director of Partnerships

    As the Director of Partnerships it is my responsibility to develop relationships with Organizations that will enhance the mission of the group. This includes fund-raising, event venue procurement and the development of strategic relationships that help form a symbiotic relationship between the User Experience community and the Organizations that they serve.

Stephen Ruiz's Skills & Expertise

  1. Information Architecture
  2. User Experience
  3. Usability Testing
  4. Heuristic Evaluation
  5. Taxonomy
  6. Rapid Prototyping
  7. Interaction Design
  8. User Interface Design
  9. Site Maps
  10. OmniGraffle
  11. Wireframes
  12. User Experience Design
  13. Axure
  14. Wire Framing
  15. Experience Design
  16. User-centered Design
  17. User Research
  18. Card Sorting
  19. Persona
  20. Digital Strategy
  21. Usability Engineering
  22. User Interface
  23. Usability
  24. Design Strategy
  25. Mobile Design
  26. E-commerce
  27. Contextual Inquiry
  28. Information Design
  29. Mobile Applications
  30. Task Analysis
  31. Web Applications
  32. Front-end
  33. Web Design
  34. Paper Prototyping
  35. User Scenarios
  36. Visual Design
  37. XHTML
  38. Human Computer Interaction
  39. Accessibility
  40. Content Strategy
  41. Interactive Advertising
  42. Web Strategy
  43. Service Design

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Stephen Ruiz's Education

Southern Methodist University


Activities and Societies: College Hispanic American Students

University of Oklahoma



Putnam City High School

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