February 20, 2019
The National Society of Black Physicists honors Lisette Titre-Montgomery. Lisette Titre-Montgomery is an Art Director that works with video games with over 18 years of experience and 13 shipped video game titles.
Lisette Titre-Montgomery was born on June 21, 1977. Titre graduated magna cum laude from the Miami International University of Art and Design in Florida with a degree in computer animation in 2000. By 2001, she was employed by Page 44 Studios, where she worked as a character artist for the PlayStation 2 games Freekstyle and Gretzky NHL 2005, creating both concept art and models.
Lisette Titre-Montgomery is an Art Director with over seventeen years of industry experience and 13 shipped titles. Specializing in creating studio cultures where artists and creatives thrive. She has lead art studios large and small in the US, 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, South Park, and Transformers Age of Extinction for Android and iOS. Her most recent project is Psychonauts 2 with Double Fine Productions.
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. She is on the board of directors of Gameheads, a Game Development Accelerator program for Oakland youth, establishing art curriculums and recruiting industry professionals to mentor students of color to become the next generation of developers.
Lisette has also been invited to the The White House to work on initiatives to improve diversity in tech hiring and inclusion during the Obama Administration. She is also a member of the US Department of State's Speakers Bureau and speaks overseas about opportunities for women and people of color in the game industry. Mrs Titre-Montgomery has been a featured keynote speaker at N.A.S.A., Intel, Black Girls Code, Girls Who Code, Soledad O'Brien's Starfish Foundation. She has also been named One of the Most Powerful Women in Tech by Business Insider.