The daughter of two amazing professional artists, Katrin Auch has been surrounded by the arts her whole life. After pursuing a video production degree in college, Kat switched gears to become a graphic designer. Starting at Harris Publications in NYC, Kat worked on a diverse assortment of magazine including Guitar World, Flux, Harris Comics, and several car magazines. In 1996, Kat moved to the Bay Area in California and landed at IDG, starting at PC Games, and moving to lead the design department at GamePro magazine for several years. In 2004, Kat moved to Future US—working on nearly all of their stable of publications including Official Xbox Magazine, Official PlayStation Magazine, Nintendo Power, Maximum PC, Mac|Life, Official Windows Magazine, Pregnancy, Scrapbook Answers, and Games Radar.
In 2006, struck out on her own, continuing to work for several magazines, but expanding to follow her love of photography and web design. She currently lives in the SF Bay Area.