Career Lounge Lead
Suzanne has 15+ years experience in the game industry focusing in environment art with 18 shipped titles. She currently works for Centrifuge Media as their sole 3D Event Designer. In 2016, Suzanne transitioned from creating game art to photo realistic renders for large conference events displayed all around the world. Prior to, Suzanne was the Lead Environment Artist at Vicious Cycle Software, Inc. for 5 years. She shipped Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends & Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations in late 2015.
In 2009, Suzanne decided to change up her 10 year career as an artist to focus on recruiting for the game industry. She joined the large recruiting firm Vaco as their Director of Design and Gaming, specializing in job placement and business development. Prior to recruiting, her passion has always lied as an artist. She was the Lead Environment Artist at Atomic Games and worked on the controversial game Six Days in Fallujah. Suzanne also worked for Red Storm Entertainment as a Senior Environment Artist for 7 years. She created environments on AAA titles such as the Ghost Recon series and Rainbow Six.
Suzanne has worked for the East Coast Gaming Conference as their Career Lounge Coordinator since the first year in 2010. She organizes and recruits industry professionals to host round table discussions and portfolio critiques. Suzanne has had numerous speaking engagements at local colleges as well as conferences in Raleigh, NC and Atlanta, GA.