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T. Kyle MacMahon is a Content Creator for MTV Networks and is located in New York City. He is the founder and GIF maker for the RealityTVGIFs Tumblr blog. He is a pop culture enthusiast, lover of Dunkin Donuts coffee, and a loyal Britney Spears fan.

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Designer, Editorial Content
MTV Networks, LogoTV
July 2013 - Current

Create various forms of content for Instagram, Vine, Tumblr, Twitter, and Facebook
Ensure that all social and editorial content maintain Logo TV brand consistency
Art directed, filmed, and edited the music video for Logo TV's viral hit "Twerk Your Turkey"
Justin Bieber “Drag Race” parody image received 2.4 million impressions on Facebook
Edited the video interview between RuPaul and YouTube sensation Lohanthony
Edited the official lyric video for
RuPaul’s “Sissy That Walk” using fan submitted Instagram videos
Work with content team to brainstorm both long form and short form video content
Assist blog editors with animated GIFs, collages, image correction, and other design tasks
Create GIFs on logotv.tumblr.com for RuPaul's Drag Race and other programming
Brainstorm and design social media campaigns to fuel fan interaction and engagement


Founder +
GIF Maker

RealityTVGIFs
realitytvgifs.tumblr.com

May 2011 - Current

 

RealityTVGIFs reaches an audience of 172,000+ Tumblr followers
RealityTVGIFs averages 1.5 million Tumblr Notes monthly

Ended 2013 with 105,000 Tumblr Followers - Up 162.5% from 2012
Page Views: 8,038,387 - Up 41.96% from 2012
Unique Visitors: 588,504 - Up 18.84% from 2012
Pages per visit: 5.42 - Up 1.61% from 2012

Included in TIME's Top 30 Tumblrs to Follow in 2013 list
Named by Mashable.com as one of the Top 10 Animated GIF Tumblrs
The Huffington Post - 7 Sites You Should Be Wasting Time On Right Now
Featured on Watch What Happens Live, The X Factor, and on Anderson Live
BravoTV.com - Go Inside One Superfan’s ‘WWHL’ Experience - In GIFs
Frequently seen in Tumblr’s “Featured Tags” for GIF, TELEVISION, and LOL
Created GIFs on the red carpet for Oxygen’s “The Face” Premiere Party in NYC
5th Annual Shorty Awards Winner in the #GIFMaker category - shortyawards.com

Clients include: Oxygen, Bravo TV, Logo TV, MTV, VH1, TruTV, DirecTV

Created Live GIFs during the following events:

  • 2011 MTV VMAs, VH1 DIVAs Tribute Event
  • 2012 MTV VMAs, Logo TV NewNowNext Awards, Summer Olympics
  • 2013 MTV VMAs, Grammy Awards, Super Bowl Halftime Show,
    Logo TV NewNowNext Awards, MTV Movie Awards
  • 2014 Grammy Awards, MTV VMAs

MTV Buzzworthy Blog Contributor
Dec 2010 - Current

Design humorous collages, animated .GIF’s, and greeting cards for use on blog
Contributed a ‘T. Kyle’s Kolumn’ which focused on pop music, design, and Britney Spears


Previous Experience

Digital Designer July 2011 - July 2013
Logo TV - MTV Networks, a Viacom Company - New York, NY
Branded the Logo TV HOT 100 event - launched June 2013
Branded the redesign of the AfterEllen.com blog - launching Summer 2013
Create weekly Live-GIFs on logotv.tumblr.com for RuPaul's Drag Race Seasons 4 & 5

Apply on-air branding to social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Get Glue, and Zeebox
Provide e-mail templates to promote marketing campaigns and push on-air programming
Brainstorm and design social media campaigns to fuel fan interaction and engagement
Storyboard and animate Flash ads promoting our programming and marketing campaigns
Designed the 2012 Logo NewNowNext Awards homepage and sub-sites

Branded the 2012 Logo NewNowNext Awards which aired on Logo in Spring 2012
Customized the @LogoTV Twitter page to reflect on-air designs - twitter.com/logotv

Applied custom layout design to the LogoTV Tumblr blog - logotv.tumblr.com
Redesigned the LogoTV.com mobile site experience - m.logotv.com

Freelance Interactive + Digital Designer July 2010 - June 2011
MTV/VH1 Digital - MTV Networks, a Viacom Company - New York, NY
Branded the VH1 and OK! Magazine ‘Hometown to Hollywood’ Facebook sweepstakes
Created storyboards and animated Flash ads for digital sponsorships and programming
Designed MTV.com takeover for Britney Spears’ music video premiere event
Customized the @VH1 Twitter page for on-air events and VH1 show premieres
Styled show pages on VH1.com to reflect on-air programming

Freelance Print Designer May - June 2010
Logo TV - MTV Networks, a Viacom Company - New York, NY
Assisted with the print campaign for for RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 3 & Drag U
Designed mood boards and concept art for the 2010 NewNowNext Awards

Design Intern Jan 2010 - May 2010
Logo TV - MTV Networks, a Viacom Company - New York, NY


Education

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree - Graphic Design 2010