During high school he started freelancing as a photographer and filmmaker. After his graduation at Gymnasium Buxtehuder Süd he started his career as a camera assistant with internships and jobs as 2. AC with DoP Philipp Baben der Erde. His internship at Territory Content to Results convinced him to start an apprenticeship as an audio-visual media designer at Gruner+Jahr in August 2018. in addition to the apprenticeship Eike is also freelancing. During his apprenticeship he had the opportunity for a six week internship at Justaddsugar GmbH in June/July of 2020.