(Las Vegas) – EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, today announced the addition of Jojo Ruiz to the EV&A team. Ruiz has been named senior job captain.

With more than 34 years of project experience, Ruiz has extensive knowledge of the architectural industry. He has worked on many Southern Nevada projects, including Sunrise Hospital, UNLV College of Health Sciences, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CSN College of Health Sciences at the Charleston Campus, CSN Telecommunications building at the Cheyenne Campus, Desert Research Institute Atomic Testing Museum, Calvary Church Gymnasium and Day Care, One Queensridge Place, Jacobs Medical Office Building Regional Justice Center Judge's Chambers, Bureau of Reclamation Date Street Campus, Butte County Courthouse CA., Churchill Historic High School Renovation, Sierra Vista High School, and Western High School.


Ruiz is responsible for the development and facilitation of architectural drawings through all project phases including the preparation of construction documents, construction administration and assisting the vice president and director of the Healthcare Studio.


“To have Jojo’s architecture experience and input is a huge benefit for our firm,” said EV&A Founder and CEO, Ed Vance. “His insight and creative mind help us turn a good idea into a terrific one. He consistently challenges the status quo and raises the quality of our projects ten-fold by using his years of experience and appreciation for architecture as tools for success.”


Ruiz has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, and is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). He came to the United States after college and worked in Los Angeles before moving to Las Vegas.


About EV&A Architects

EV&A Architects is a Las Vegas-based architectural firm providing a wide range of architectural, planning and interior design services to the hospitality, commercial and healthcare markets of Las Vegas and beyond. The firm’s work has been recognized for design excellence and is the result of the personal involvement of the design principals with each client throughout the entire design process and into construction.


EV&A Architects prides itself on its total commitment to the overall project concept, embracing all facets of the design process and going beyond specific design to a more technical approach and creative search. The design team at EV&A acts as a catalyst, developing the resources and alliances required to accomplish its clients’ goals and objectives. This requires bringing together critical specialists to coordinate complex project teams of professionals, contractors and consultants, something EV&A specializes in. For more information, visit