Ryan S.

Video Game Industry | Gameplay Programming | Game Engine Design & Development

United States of America

Above all, my identity as an engineer defines who I am. Being an engineer requires me to be creative, rigorous, precise, communicative, and adaptable. I push myself to master the intricacies of each...see more

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  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Gameplay Programmer

Epic Games
8 months
Current position
Nov 2021 - Present
Epic Games, Inc. is an American video game and software developer and publisher based in Cary, North Carolina. The company was founded by Tim Sweeney as Potomac Computer Systems in 1991...see more

Senior Gameplay Engineer

Counterplay Games
10 months
Jan 2021 - Nov 2021
Counterplay Games is a worldwide fully remote independent video game studio. Our latest title is GODFALL, a modern fantasy action RPG, exclusive to PlayStation 5 & PC. We're a tight-kni...see more

Senior Gameplay Engineering Design Lead

Relentless Studios
9 months
Apr 2020 - Jan 2021
I work at the intersection of design and engineering to make sure our engineering team is building exactly what the design team needs to make Crucible great.

Gameplay Engineering Design Lead

2 years
Jun 2018 - Apr 2020
Relentless Studios is an American video game developer that is based in Seattle, Washington. The company is led by Louis Castle, most known for being the co-founder of development Westw...see more

Software Development Engineer

7 years
Sep 2013 - Apr 2020
Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational technology company which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It has been referred to as...see more

Programming Teacher

4 years
Mar 2013 - Dec 2016
Programming Intructor

Interactive Developer

Forest Giant
3 years
Aug 2010 - Aug 2013
Most of my work requires a collaboration of designers and developers, working together to create high-quality interactive products. In the last year my main focus has been iOS developm...see more

Software Developer

4 years
Jan 2007 - Aug 2010
I worked on various projects, ranging from designing and fabricating an Arduino-based panoramic tripod head, to translating some 30K lines of code in a J++ to a Java web servlet. The m...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Design
  • Entertainment & Leisure


  • Web Applications
  • Software Development
  • Java
  • CSS
  • Project Management
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • Python
  • C#
  • Programming
  • SQL
  • MySQL
  • C++
  • Visual Studio
  • AJAX