Jimmy Blocksom

Ventura, CA

Jimmy Blocksom

Ventura, CA

Hi I'm Jimmy Blocksom, you may know me as DJTyrant. I am a Customer Support Engineer at OmniUpdate where I help with QA of the product, Customer Support by email, telephone, and WebEx, and also help in customer implementations (web development), I gradudated CSU Channel Islands with a B.S. in Information Technology and a Minor in Game Design.

I currently do freelance writing and community management for gaming fansites and communities. I write mostly about the competitive scene of StarCraft, StarCraft 2, and Heroes of the Storm. I'm also a huge Disney fan (as if the picture was not obvious).

I currently am a host for two podcasts:

Heroes Powerhour (Heroes of the Storm)

Payload Podcast (Overwatch)

I have guested on multiple podcasts including: Stormcast, Eye on the Storm, Lords of the Storm and more.

I love competitive gaming (also known as eSports) and have competed in various tournaments through out California and Arizona in games such as Dance Dance Revolution, In the Groove, Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike, Initial D, beatmania IIDX, StarCraft, StarCraft 2, World of WarCraft and more.

You can read some of my work at:

Evil Geniuses (eSports Team)

BlizzPro (Blizzard Fansite)

GosuGamers (eSports Site)

  • Work
    • OmniUpdate
  • Education
    • California State University, Channel Islands