Technical Art Director
Electronic Arts

Gracie Arenas Strittmatter is a Technical Art Director at BioWare, a division of Electronic Arts, in Austin, Texas. A 9-year veteran of the gaming industry and professional “problem solver”, she currently works on new IP 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 art tools and workflows in Python and C#. She is the first woman in her family to graduate from college and is an advocate for the value of women and minorities in tech. She has volunteered with ACM SIGGRAPH for 15 years, actively partners with EA’s University Relations team to introduce students around the country to careers in games, and serves on the industry board for the Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University. Gracie is originally from San Antonio, Texas and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Mathematics minor) and a Master of Science in Visualization Sciences from Texas A&M University.