Eric Ryan is a Senior Concept Artist and Art Director with over 12 years experience in the film, television and video game industry. He attended the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, and subsequently made a career move in 2001 and enrolled at the Art Institute of California, Orange County in Santa Ana. Two years later, Eric started working as a generalist for a small studio now located in Pasadena and has since worked for renown studios such as Sony Pictures Animation, Cinovation Studios and Sony Santa Monica, and Treyarch. Eric has also been an instructor of Creature and Character Design at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects, CGMA, Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, the Art Institute of the Inland Empire, and Red Engine Studios. Some of his work can be seen in Men in Black 3, God of War: Ascension, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, and several other game titles.