Ben Ruggeberg

Student & UX Enthusiast

I am currently a Master's student in the Human Factors and Applied Cognition program at George Mason University. I am always looking for new user experience and web design opportunities.

  • Ben Ruggeberg
  • 24
  • Vienna, VA, USA
  • 507.696.6298


  • Web Developer and CyclistFeb 2014 - Present

    The Great 48

    Along with four motivated college students, I planned a 10,000 mile cycling trip through the 48 continental states. Besides seeing some of the most beautiful places in America, our main goal is to fund-raise $50,000 to build a school in Honduras. I created a website for our cause with Wordpress:

  • Student TrainerJuly 2012 - Aug 2013


    My main role was to train internal and external customers on Daktronics proprietary software. I often used Cisco WebEx to communicate with external customers and Techsmith Camtasia Studio to create videos for internal use. I was also in charge of an internal weekly newsletter created with Adobe InDesign.

  • Finance ChairApril 2012 - April 2013

    South Dakota State Students' Association

    As Finance Chair, I was tasked with balancing a $2.5 million budget. With the help of the Finance Committee, we were able to tackle the $116,000 deficit and make sure all student groups were treated equally and held accountable.


  • Master of Arts in Psychology2016

    George Mason University

    I am in the Human Factors and Applied Cognition program with interests in user experience, transportation, and healthcare.

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology2014

    School of the Arts

    I studied various areas of psychology and managed to throw in a few computer science classes, which eventually led me to pursue human factors.

Programming Skills


  • Php/Sql

  • Javascript

  • Wordpress

  • C++

Software Applications


  • Adobe InDesign

  • Cedrus SuperLab

  • Techsmith Camtasia Studio

Download my Curriculum Vitae
Some projects I'm proud of:

Contact info

  • Vienna, VA

  • Email:
  • Phone: 507.696.6298

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