Erik Alexander Schuessler is an award-winning developer and producer with over 25 years of experience conceptualizing, designing and creating unique and functional projects for clients great and small.
Erik and his brother Ean own Brainfood and have received countless awards and recognition for their work in technological design and development. Brainfood has had the fortune of developing and facilitating ideas for clients great and small, notably Erik and Ean helped develop the original business concept for Broadcast.com. Since then Brainfood has worked with companies such as Tricon, Sierra, Samsung, Microsoft, KFC, Ryder, Pizza Hut, Frito Lay and TGI Friday’s to make their ideas a reality.
Originally from Kansas City Erik came to Dallas to continue his high school education from the prestigious Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. He was ranked second in the United States for visual art from the Arts Recognition and Talent Search put on by the National Endowment for the Arts and one of the top awarded students at graduation. Erik started his first computer based business during his time in high school doing design on freelance projects for local designers and agencies. After graduating Erik was given a scholarship from Southern Methodist University graduating with a B.F.A. in fine arts with a focus on Painting, Design and Sculpture.
Erik’s intuitive nature and understanding and experience with developing large ideas is something he is well skilled at. He has shown repeatedly that he can build strong effective solutions from concepting ideas to developing process to the finished user interface design and brand development. In his spare time he enjoys working on art, writing and producing shorts and interactive productions with a great level of success.
Erik currently devotes some of his time to supporting his alma mater providing assistance for alumni events and mixers to benefit the school, which he thoroughly enjoys.