The Kicksin is a fantastic balance of melee and Trap damage, allowing her to not be completely gear dependent and play through the game. With the Assassin having an array of options for crowd control and damage, she is a great contender for newer players.
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The best part about a Kicksin is she is a one-point-wonder for Uberkilling. Similar to the Smiter, though not as easy, with the right gear pieces, she can take on Ubers solo.
As for typical farming play, her playstyle is as simple as casting traps near monsters. Once you’ve played all 5, you go in and engage with your Martial Arts skills.