Tyler Emptage

Before coming to the Entertainment Technology Center, Tyler graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame. While at Notre Dame, Tyler worked to broaden his horizons in areas outside of the College of Engineering, taking 3D art, design, and photography coursework in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design.

At the ETC, Tyler worked on projects in a multitude of roles, from 3D Artist and Producer during the Building Virtual Worlds course to gameplay programmer and designer for a WMS sponsored effort exploring the next generation of casino gaming. He followed up this work by joining the Advanced R&D team at WMS Gaming in Chicago, IL as an intern during the summer following his first year. Tyler spent his second year as an intern with the Creative Technology Group at Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, CA, exploring technology solutions for attraction pre- visualization.

Tyler has always been passionate about working at the intersection of technology, design, and storytelling to create powerful experiences for an audience. He is excited to be continuing his career as a member of the Creative Technology Group at Walt Disney Imagineering.

Educational History

Computer Science University of Notre Dame