Naty Hoffman





Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • Activision, Technical Director

Other Affiliation(s):


  • 2K, Vice President
  • Lucasfilm

Bio:

  • SIGGRAPH 2015

    Naty Hoffman is Vice President of Technology at 2K. Previously he was employed at Activision (working on graphics R&D for various titles, including the Call of Duty series), SCEA Santa Monica Studio (coding graphics technology for God of War III), Naughty Dog (developing PS3 first-party libraries), Westwood Studios (leading graphics development on Earth and Beyond) and Intel (driving Pentium pipeline modifications and assisting the SSE/SSE2 instruction set definition).  

    SIGGRAPH 2014

    Naty Hoffman is Vice President of Technology at 2K. Previously he was employed at Activision (working on graphics R&D for various titles, including the Call of Duty series), SCEA Santa Monica Studio (coding graphics technology for God of War III), Naughty Dog (developing PS3 first-party libraries), Westwood Studios (leading graphics development on Earth and Beyond) and Intel (driving Pentium pipeline modifications and assisting the SSE / SSE2 instruction set definition).  

    SIGGRAPH 2013

    Naty Hoffman is Vice President of Technology at 2K. Previously he was employed at Activision (working on graphics R&D for various titles, including the Call of Duty series), SCEA Santa Monica Studio (coding graphics technology for God of War III), Naughty Dog (developing PS3 first-party libraries), Westwood Studios (leading graphics development on Earth and Beyond) and Intel (driving Pentium pipeline modifications and assisting the SSE / SSE2 instruction set definition).  

    SIGGRAPH 2012

    Naty Hoffman is a Technical Director at Activision Studio Central, where he assists Activision’s worldwide studios with graphics research and development. Prior to joining Activision in 2008, Naty worked for two years on God of War III at SCEA Santa Monica Studio. Naty has also worked at  Naughty Dog (where he had an instrumental role in the development of the ICE libraries for first- party PS3 developers), at Westwood Studios (where he was graphics lead on Earth and Beyond) and at Intel as a microprocessor architect, assisting in the definition of the SSE and SSE2 instruction set extensions.  


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