Ben Ruiz

Game Designer, Artist, and Consultant in Phoenix, Arizona

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I'm the founder of DINOGOD, a game development company currently developing its flagship title with a high profile publisher. Announcement soon!

I was the co-founder of Team Colorblind, a game development studio in Phoenix, AZ. We launched our game Aztez in August, 2017.

I have written many combat design articles at the Aztez game devblog, and provide game combat consultation as well.

I've spoken at the Game Developer's Conference, Independent Games Summit, and NYU.

I've been an Independent Games Festival Judge, and IGF Visual Art Jury member, and have helped curate for the Indie Megabooth.

I've taught level design and game production at local universities and technical schools.

I was the Art Director at Flashbang Studios from 2008 to 2011, where we developed the remarkable library of experimental games at

  • Work
    • Team Colorblind
  • Education
    • Art Institute Of Phoenix
    • Gilbert High School