Elizabeth Stringer comes to The Guildhall at SMU with 12 years experience in project management and business development in the games industry. After graduating from USC, she began making games and has shipped over 30 titles in her career. She helped grow an independent development company, led internal studios for publishers and has expanded franchises with external development.
She started her career as a Producer at an independent developer, Xatrix Entertainment, and created games for the PC and LBE. As Executive Producer at an internal studio of games publisher Activision, she worked on many franchises such as Zork, Star Trek and Heavy Gear. She also served as Director of Development for Atari on some of their most successful original and licensed properties including Blues Clues, Thomas the Tank Engine, Dora the Explorer and the Backyard Sports franchise.