I currently act as the Director of Community Relations for Team eLevate, one of the worlds largest eSports organizations. I previously also worked for Titan Gaming Ltd. as a Community Manager, and Team Eager as their Lead Writer. I founded Shadowhorn Gaming to be the parent company to many of the gaming industry's leading fansites.

With over four years of blogging experience and community leadership skills, I have established and dedicated myself to numerous fansites over the years dealing with video games, primarily MMORPGs (Massive Multiplayer Online Role-playing Games) like KingsIsle Entertainment's Wizard101 and Pirate101. Examples of these are Tales of the Spiral, my Wizard101/Pirate101 blog where I discuss the new game content, engage with the readers through unique segments I created along with bringing my own angle to certain aspects of the game. Over the past five years, it has accumulated over 148,000 page views along with 234 active followers. Despite being an un-official fansite, Tales of the Spiral is still one of the top ten fansites for Wizard101/Pirate101, games which have over 60 million players cumulatively.

In addition, I also co-hosted the bi-weekly podcast known as Spiral Live (episodes available upon request) where we discussed new game content along with community theorycrafting. On average, the episodes would range from 1-2 hours followed by an in-game post-podcast gathering/party which would last another two or so hours. In addition to both of these, I co-founded and helped run many other successful Wizard101/Pirate101 fansites.

More recently, I built and founded Crush the Throne, a fansite/forum for ArtCraft Entertainment's newest hit MMO, Crowfall. The website acts as a central hub for gamers to find anything relating to Crowfall ranging from guides, tips, tools along with meeting other players. On it, I manage a staff of over ten highly-qualified and talented gamers, all who want to help lead the Crowfall community and make it a huge success. Crush the Throne was the first fansite to go up for Crowfall and has already been recognized and supported by many members of the ArtCraft team including Executive Producer, Gordon Walton. Within it's first month of being on the internet, Crush the Throne reached over 55,000 views along with over 100 members.

I also built and co-founded Knights of the Dragon Rose, a Crowfall fansite where we help you create a team within our guild, matching you up with players in your same Beta Group. It grew rapidly leading to over 90 members joining within the first two weeks.

As one can tell, I am very passionate about the gaming industry and have many years of community managing and blogging experience which has brought me to where I am today. I have taken classes in HTML coding along with learning how to use Alice, an educational software that teaches students computer programming in a 3D environment. I am also proficient in Photoshop and have taken many classes for it.

Currently I work as the Director of Social Media for one of the largest entertainment companies on the West Coast, Invisible Touch Events which is also one of the top 50 in the nation. In that position, I handle all social media presences of our company which includes initiating conversations through forums and online social media postings. I also act as a close liaison with other parts of the company to ensure aligned marketing and online marketing strategy is being delivered. Furthermore, I work with our website development team and corporate communications while also being in charge of monitoring and presenting relevant data, trends, successes, along with reports on our social media efforts and success rates.

One day I hope to get a job serving as the Community Manager for a large name MMO. It's always been a dream of mine to do what I love and for me, that comes in the form of helping to lead and interact with a community through various means of social media and gaming. My age has not been a barrier in gaining the respect of older community leaders and web designers who see me as their peer. Yet, my youth comes to my benefit as I have so much more time to experience and gain knowledge from in my life and from various mentors.

Music has always played an important role in my life and over the past eighteen years, I have taught myself how to play both the guitar, piano and drums while also learning how to produce music. When I'm not working as the Director of Social Media for our company, I also am employed as a DJ/Emcee and have orchestrated both elegant and professional entertainment events. When you are privileged enough to live in Southern California like myself, you cannot help but take advantage of the many beaches nearby. I always enjoy going out to surf with my family and friends, taking in the world around us. Writing on the other hand has always been a passion of mine and I am currently half-way through writing a Young Adult novel that has a Greek Mythology and Egyptology crossover spin to it.  I am also fortunate enough to be fluent in not only English, but Hebrew as well! My family primarily comes from Morocco and Israel and so I learned how to speak Hebrew before English with French on the way!

Gaming Experience:
Wizard101, Pirate101, Crowfall, World of Warcraft, Diablo III, Rift, RaiderZ, Lord of the Rings Online, Star Wars the Old Republic, Pirates of the Caribbean Online, Aura Kingdom, Marvel Heroes, Team Fortress 2, League of Legends, Smite, Hearthstone, Minecraft, Garry's Mod.

Alpha/Closed Beta/Beta Experience:
Wizard101 (CB), Pirate101 (CB), Crowfall (CB), Rift (CB), RaiderZ (CB), Marvel Heroes (B), SMITE (CB), Hearthstone (CB), Orcs Must Die! Unchained (CB), Heroes of the Storm (CB), Jetpack Fighter (CB), Rainbow Six Siege (CB), Project: Gorgon (A), Paladins (CB).

Games I'm Playing Now:
SMITE, Paladins, Hearthstone, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Crowfall, Wizard101

Shadowhorn Gaming is the parent company to Crush the Throne ForumsTales of the Spiral and Knights of the Dragon Rose.

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