About The Speaker
Senior Designer: FIFA
Katie is a Senior Designer on FIFA, and has been with EA for nearly a decade shipping titles in major franchises such as Need for Speed and Battlefield. As a designer, her role centers around creating engaging experiences that invite and thrill users. She joined FIFA in 2015 as the lead technical designer of the cinematic story mode “The Journey” for FIFA 17, 18 and 19. She is passionate about diversity and inclusion in video games, both in the industry and in the product, and pours her energy into this initiative as a member of Electronic Arts’ Inclusion Council, Women’s Ultimate Team, and PRIDE employee groups. She was recently honoured as a recipient of the Electronics Arts Purpose and Beliefs Awards for her work on diversity and inclusion within the FIFA franchise. Outside of work, Katie is an avid digital artist, pug lover, and craft beer drinker.