Gracie Arenas Strittmatter

Technical Art Dir
BioWare

Gracie Arenas Strittmatter is Technical Art Director at BioWare, a division of Electronic Arts (EA), in Austin, Texas. A 10-year veteran of the gaming industry, she works on Anthem and holds credits on multiple AAA titles including Star Wars: The Old Republic, Madden NFL, NBA Live, and Tiger Woods PGA Tour. She is passionate about leadership development, problem solving, and creating art tools and workflows in Python and C#. Gracie has volunteered with ACM SIGGRAPH for 16 years and currently serves as SIGGRAPH 2019 Real-Time Live! Chair. She is a Global Co-Chair for EA’s Hispanic/Latino Employee Resource Group and actively partners with EA University Relations to introduce students to careers in games. Gracie also serves on the industry board for the Texas A&M Department of Visualization. She is originally from San Antonio, Texas and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Visualization Sciences from Texas A&M University.

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