Natalya Tatarchuk

Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. and Unity Technologies

Other Affiliation(s):

  • ATI Research
  • AMD Graphics
  • Bungie LLC


  • Massachusetts, United States of America


  • SIGGRAPH 2018

    Natalya Tatarchuk (@mirror2mask) is a graphics engineer and a rendering enthusiast. As the Director of Global Graphics at Unity Technologies, she is focusing on driving the state-of-the-art rendering technology and graphics performance for the Unity engine. Previously she was the Graphics Lead and an Engineering Architect at Bungie, working on innovative cross-platform rendering engine and game graphics for BungieâĂŹs Destiny franchise. Before moving into game development full-time, Natalya was a graphics software architect and a lead in the Game Computing Application Group at AMD Graphics Products Group (Office of the CTO) where she pushed parallel computing boundaries investigating advanced real-time graphics techniques. Natalya has been encouraging sharing in the games graphics community for several decades, largely by organizing a popular series of courses such as Advances in Realtime Rendering and the Open Problems in Real-Time Rendering at SIGGRAPH. She has also published papers and articles at various computer graphics conferences and technical book series, and has presented her work at graphics and game developer conferences worldwide. Natalya holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Harvard University with a focus in Computer Graphics and B.A. degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Boston University.

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