Suki Lee

Suki Lee is an American video game designer and computer programmer. She was one of the few women that worked for Atari in the 1980s, creating educational games such as Math Gran Prix for the Atari 2600 (1982). Afterward she worked as a project manager at Apple Computer.

Suki Lee
NationalityAmerican
OccupationComputer programmer
Video game designer
Project manager
Notable work
Math Gran Prix (Atari 2600)

EducationEdit

Lee received her bachelor's degree at San Jose State University with a major in General Engineering. [1]

CareerEdit

Lee was hired by Atari right after college in August of 1981. She worked there until 1984, when she started working for Cadtrak Corporation. [1]. She also worked for Apple from 1986 to 1997 and again from 2002 to present.[2]

WorksEdit

  • Math Gran Prix (Atari 2600, 1982) [3]
  • Obélix (1984) [3] [4]

UnreleasedEdit

Cultural ImpactEdit

The artwork “Suki Lee: The Hidden Past” by Linda Lai, Yifan Lin, & Amanda Zhu was inspired by the game Donald Duck’s Speedboat. [6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Atari Women: Suki Lee". AtariWomen. University of Copenhagen. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  2. ^ a b Bjerre, Signe. "MØD GAMING-BRANCHENS USYNLIGE KVINDELIGE PIONERER OG FORSKEREN, DER ER VED AT FÅ KVINDERNE TILBAGE". Uniavisen. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Moby Games: Suki Lee". Moby Games. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Atari 2600 Programmers - Suki Lee". AtariAge. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  5. ^ "AtariProtos: Miss Piggy's Wedding". AtariProtos. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Suki Lee: The Hidden Past". Atari Women. Retrieved 13 November 2020.

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