Steve Ruhs

Steve Ruhs
UI / UX Director

Steve is the UI/UX Director at Zola Media. He has over 15 years of experience designing websites and creating successful marketing campaigns. He started his career in the digital marketing space as a web designer and soon discovered his passion for turning client ideas into a reality. He also recognized that proper marketing along with a stellar user experience can make all the difference in having a successful business.

Steve’s experience and success as a web designer and marketing consultant has put him into a position to work with our team to achieve the most optimal digital solutions for our clients while providing client direction for all their online marketing concerns. He works closely on internal processes and create new ways to market for Zola and our clients. He is proficient in PhotoShop and all other Adobe Suite programs, as well as WordPress.

  • What makes someone successful in a role like yours?
    Staying up-to-date with the latest design trends and web standards while still being able to design something original. In other words, understanding recognized standards without being bound by them.
  • What is your favorite part of your job?
    Working as a team. I’ve always felt that collaboration sharpens thinking skills. Creating something unique for clients each day with a team of people who share my core values is something I look forward to.
  • What are some of achievements you’re most proud of?
    I’m most proud of being part of an era that has allowed me to create some new design trends for the legal industry. Creating award-winning websites while satisfying client needs has given me a sense of overall achievement.
  • Name 3 words to describe the Zola team.
    Creativity, Beyond, Belief! It’s more of a phrase but the first thing that comes to mind.
  • What is your favorite quote?
    “If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” -Bruce Lee
  • If you could have one superpower, what would you want it to be?
    Teleporting. I would love to just be somewhere without the hassles of travel.