Hey there! My name is T. Kyle and I am a graphic designer located in NYC. I make GIFs for my Tumblr blog RealityTVGIFs and I also create engaging social content for brands + television shows. 15 Reasons Why You Should Hire Me

Designer +
Content Creator

Freelance, Self Employed
Oct 2014 - Current

Clients include: Bravo TV, MTV Networks, VH1, Oxygen, TruTV, DirecTV.
5th Annual Shorty Awards Winner in the #GIFMaker category -

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

Founder +
GIF Maker


May 2011 - Current


RealityTVGIFs reaches an audience of 178,000+ 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 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 - Go Inside One Superfan’s ‘WWHL’ Experience - In GIFs
Frequently seen in Tumblr’s “Featured Tags” for GIF, TELEVISION, and LOL

Designer, Editorial Content
MTV Networks, LogoTV
July 2013 - Oct 2014

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 for RuPaul's Drag Race and other programming
Brainstorm and design social media campaigns to fuel fan interaction and engagement

MTV Buzzworthy Blog Contributor
Jan 2010 - Jan 2014

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 blog - launching Summer 2013
Create weekly Live-GIFs on 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 -

Applied custom layout design to the LogoTV Tumblr blog -
Redesigned the mobile site experience -

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 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 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


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