Ryan Morrison is the business visionary that has led Island Officials from a ‘basement project’ into a fully operational game development and web design studio. Morrison has led the management and creative teams at Island Officials in the development of more than twenty games and applications and hundreds of websites.
Alongside Island Officials, Morrison was a software engineer at Vencore (formerly The SI Organization, Inc and formerly part of Lockheed Martin), is the lead instructor, and visionary, of the Game Design & Development AAS program at Camden County College, Co Owner/Operator of Tiki Tiki Board Games, and is the creator and co organizer of SJ Geekfest. From 1993 through 2008 Morrison’s involvement in the game industry was focused on multi-unit, specialty and big-box retail business development. During this time Morrison worked with companies such as Blockbuster Video, Funcoland, Gamestop, Toys R Us and GameCrazy.
Morrison is a member of the New Jersey Chapter of the IGDA (International Game Developer’s Association) and is also the founder/advisor for Camden County College’s Game Design Guild. Morrison has been a Trustee for Main Street Woodbury Inc., a trustee for the FAF Coalition and the Chair for Woodbury Heights Community Center and sits on the board for the Computer Graphics Department at Camden County College. His educational background is in Media Design and Art from Gloucester County College and The Art Institute of Philadelphia and Multimedia and Business from Wilmington University.