The IlluZion Gaming family just got even bigger with two new additions to our staff roster: Nathan "Pepino" Sartori as our new GFX artist and Rudra "Xplit" Barman as the manager of our Valorant team.
Pepino is a talented GFX artist that hails from the bustling and vibrant city of São Paulo. Pepino first began his journey in GFX in 2015, starting off as a video editor. The following year, he would begin to expand his repertoire by becoming a designer. In 2019, he would finally take his talents to the professional level, and, over the course of the next three years, he compiled an impressive resume after working with such organizations such as OrionGG, GladePro and Global Breakout.
Despite being only 14 years and having only one years worth of managing experience, Xplit can already boast a stellar list of management accolades. From February 2021 to February 2022, Xplit worked for a staggering five Esports teams, which include Rising Dawn Esports, Omitted Esports, Xabre Gaming, Illumina LLC, and Ignite Esports CLub.
In addition to his manager role, Xplit is also a capable analyst. During his time with Xabre Gaming, he raised their Valorant team from the ground up and analyzed individual player strengths and weaknesses to help make the team flourish to placements as high as Tier 2.
Written by Hank Strandberg
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