This week’s colloquium will feature video game Art Director and Manager Lisette Titre-Montgomery who will speak on “Video Games: Development and Diversity”.
Date: 03 Nov 2017 (Friday)
Time: 6:30 pm
Venue: M6094 Future Cinema Studio, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, 18 Tat Hong Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Topic: Video Games: Development and Diversity
Lisette will speak on game design and development, the international game industry, and on the importance of diversity in art, science and engineering.
About the Speaker:
Lisette Titre-Montgomery is an Art Director/Manager with over 17 years of industry experience. Her artistic skills include special effects, character modeling, and texture painting. In addition, she has also managed global art teams in Japan, China, Australia, India, and the Philippines. Lisette has contributed to some of the industry’s highest profile games, including Tiger Woods Golf, The Simpsons, Dante’s Inferno, Dance Central 3, SIMS 4, Transformers Age Of Extinction. Her most recent project is with Double Fine leading the art development for Psychonauts 2. Ms. Titre-Montgomery’s passion is being a diversity advocate for the game industry. She speaks publicly about how game based curriculums are the key to engaging today’s youth in S.T.E.A.M education and careers. Lisette has been a keynote speaker at N.A.S.A., Intel, Black Girls Code, Girls Who Code, and Soledad O’Brien’s Starfish Foundation. She has also been named One of the Most Powerful Women in Tech by Business Insider. She was most recently honored to be invited to The White House to work on initiatives to improve diversity in tech hiring and inclusion.
To find out more about Lisette Titre-Montgomery, please check the speaker’s pages.