Mercier was born in Southfield Michigan. She lived in Novi for a short period, then moved to Detroit. She studied Entertainment Arts at CCS, and earned her bachelors degree in 2008 with placement on the deans list for academic excellence. She has taught at various institutions such as Washtenaw Community College, IADT and Wayne State University. She is currently working for Raytheon Professional Services, developing 3D assets for online training Courseware. She produces assets for the Department of Defense, the Ministry of Defense, GMC,NCR and DTE. She is also producing virtual simulations for the Oculus Rift.