Resume

Work Experience
Black Sea Games
08/2018 - Present
Game Designer

Working on Knights of Honor II: Sovereign, published by THQ Nordic.

Imperia Online
01/2017 - 07/2018
Game Designer

Working alongside a team of designers responsible for balancing and updating a freemium online browser strategy game. Work includes balancing in-game units and factions, redesigning mechanics, generating NPC encounters and designing seasonal events. Recently begun work on other projects involving level design and extensive 3D prototyping.

Cliqist.com
11/2015 - Present
Staff Writer

I've been covering a wide variety of content for Cliqist, mainly focusing on videogame crowdfunding. I've written analytical pieces on the successes and pitfalls of several Kickstarters, post-mortem looks at failed or successful campaigns and coverage of upcoming crowdfunded games.

GamerHeadlines.com
07/2015 - 03/2016
Contributor

For this website I've mostly been responsible in covering breaking gaming news, this encompassing mostly mainstream titles and companies. I've also written several reviews based on pre-release codes.

Gameora.com
05/2013 - 12/2014
Co-founder/Editor

As one of the founders of the website, I've been responsible for writing news, reviews and editorials, on top of contacting several independent developers for in-depth interviews. Another focus was talking to major publishers such as Namco Bandai EU and Ubisoft, managing to secure press access to their networks and getting the website known in general.

Education
Abertay University
09/2012 - 05/2016
BA (Hons) Game Design & Production Management

Key focus on game design, narrative design, prototyping and 3D modeling. Attained a first class degree with honours. Was a designer in a student professional project supervised by Futurlab. Worked on an honours project focused on short-form interactive experiences and time-constricted gameplay. Received SEGA's graduate award for excellence in game development.

National High School in Finance and Business Sofia
2007-2012
Economics and Management profile

Focus on microeconomics, business management and accountancy. European finalist for Junior Achievement's  Titan simulation. 1st place winner for International University College Sofia's KODIMA challenge.