Avinode • Portland, Oregon
Stephen John Ellis is the UX/UI Manager for Avinode group, the world’s largest platform for managing fleets, arranging trips, and handling the logistical details of private charter business aviation. Stephen has worked as a UX researcher and UI designer for enterprise products in industries ranging from Healthcare, E-commerce, Business aviation and more. He was previously a professor of Digital Arts at Stetson University, teaching courses in game design, research methods, and 3d modeling/animation. A Pacific Northwest native, he enjoys the region’s abundance of hiking, cycling, rock climbing, and general outdoor awesomeness, and can also be found enjoying the occasional 8-hour epic session of Twilight Imperium, arguably one of the greatest board games of all time.