Ryan Lee Eicheldinger
My name is Ryan Lee Eicheldinger and I am a Game Dev from Pittsburgh and I've had the incredible privilege of shaping immersive gaming experiences, blending programming finesse, artistic flair, and long musical background. Currently the Director of Unreal Engine Pittsburgh. I've been fortunate to secure a Guinness World Record in SFX in Game Development and recently clinch recognition for Best Use of an Open-Source 3D or Game Engine at the Pittsburgh NASA International Space Apps Challenge. These accolades aren't just trophies; they represent a commitment to innovation and excellence. My educational voyage through Harvard University, delving into the realms of professional game development, has been a transformative experience. Simultaneously, as the (FORMER) Community Director & Developer at WVU-Reed College of Media-MRG, merging academia with hands-on game development, nurturing the next generation of talent.