Kate Zgaga

Kate Zgaga

Assistant Producer EA Games Madden

Kate is the Assistant Producer on the Mobile version of Tiburon/ EA Sports Madden. For those not familiar Madden is the World’s biggest American Football e-game. With a Bachelors in Journalism from Eastern Illinois University and a Masters in Game Design from Fullsail University in Orlando she works on a team that make changes to the game in real time based on gamer’s behavior, observing how users react and changing game mechanisms to keep the game fresh and engaging for the user. She previously worked for both Sour Foot and Cellec Games where she was involved in developing games that engaged children in learning in the K-6 age group. A keen sports fan Kate is an exciting addition to the conference!



MY SESSIONS Game Mechanics – Why it’s not just Points, Badges and Leaderboards.


What E-Game Designers Know!


The foundation of all E-Game Design is understanding how to motivate people to play. This session will take you through some of the basics of how game mechanics work and combined with the GAME ON session will help you to use these principles to motivate young players to do more on the court! View

Understanding Children
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