WORK HISTORY / EXPERIENCE

Aristocrat Technologies Inc.

Technical Artist

Henderson NV

January 2016 - Present

Manage artist assets to bridge the gap between Artist and Software engineers

Manage all video capturing and font designs the company’s latest slot games.

Worked on Elriva, Britney Spears, Tim McGraw, Game of Thrones, Candyland licenses.

SLS Hotel and Casino

2D / 3D Motion Graphics and Video Editor

Manage and design all 2D/3D motion graphics and video creative content for the state of the art Daktronic digital signs throughout the entire property which consist of brand, casino and night life marketing.

Henderson NV

September 2014 - January 2016

International Academy of Design & Technology

Introduction to Hard surface 

Introduction to Textures and Lighting

Introduction to Organic modeling

Introductions to Low poly modeling

Portfolio project I

Introduction to Animation

Game Art and Design - Instructor

Introduction to 3D Studio Max.

Introduction to 3D Studio Max. 

Intermediate to 3D Studio Max and Mud Box.

Intermediate to 3D Studio Max and Mud Box.

Students to design there first portfolio worth project for demo reel.

Introduction to 3D Studio Max animation.

Henderson NV

August 2008 - September 2016

GTM Sports Banners

Chiefs Executive Officer

GTM Sports banners specializes in custom professional facebook headers and logos for professional facebook businesses.

 

http://www.gtmsportsbanners.com

https://www.facebook.com/gtmsportsbanners

Henderson NV

October 2013 - Present

ITT-Technical Institute 

Introduction to Design

Digital Type & Image Manipulation

Introduction to 3D Modeling

Animation I

Animation II

Typography

Broadcast Graphics

Interactive Communications Designs

Graphic Design Productions Process

Audio & Video Techniques

Design Project

Professional Procedures and Portfolio

Creative Writing & Storyboards

Visual Communications - Instructor

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop.

Advanced Adobe Photoshop.

Introduction to 3D Studio Max.

Introduction to 3D Studio Max animation.

Advance 3D Studio Max animation.

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Indesign.

Introduction to Adobe After Effects.

Introduction to Adobe Flash.

Advance Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Indesign.

Introduction to Adobe Premier Pro.

Portfolio / Website / Demo Reels.

Proper Resume / Cover Letters / Interview Process.

Proper Script Writing and Storyboard Techniques.

Henderson NV

November 2005 - September 2014

Planetgtm.com

President / Owner / Webmaster

Planetgtm.com is a website dedicated to the arts of multi media and animation, motion graphics and  graphic design field. Planetgtm.com contains a highly active forums complete with forum moderators who are both current established students as well as graduated students who have successfully moved on to established careers in the multi-media field, these forum moderators overview the members daily activities and post by commenting and critiquing  Planet GTM is for students who both attend ITT-Technical Institute of Henderson NV, Nashville Tennessee as well as students from the International Academy of Design and Technology. 

Plantgtm also has many of the latest video tutorials designed by myself (Ryan Neal McMackin) which focuses on Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and 3D Studio Max, along with up to date video tutorials from experts around the world.



Henderson NV

September 2008 - Present

Great Teacher McMackin (Youtube Channel)

President / Owner 

Great  Teacher McMackin is a Youtube channel deticated to multi-media video tutorials that foucs on Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Autodesk 3D Studio Max among tips and tricks to help the students as well as anyone from around the world who would like to learn from the video's uploaded onto the (Great Teacher McMackin) Youtube channel. 



Henderson NV

March 2011 - Present

Digitalwarlocks.com

Executive Officer / Webmaster

Digital Warlocks is an independent gaming video game company that specializes in mobile smart phone apps (Iphone and Adroid phones.) as well as clothing apparel and merchandising. Digital Warlocks is owned and operated both by Ralph Apgar III and Ryan Neal Mc Mackin. Currently Digital Warlocks are producing there first mobile game "Flick the Frog" to be released on the Iphone and Android market and eventually on Xbox 360 Kinect and Playstation 3 systems.



Henderson NV

August  2011 - August 2012

Dark Water Productions

Executive Officer  / Vice President

Dark Water Productions is an Independent film studio located in Henderson NV, where we mainly focus on full-length feature and short films. Dark Water Productions works closely with Casting Call Entertainment Studio where they also produce actors video demo reels.

Henderson NV

March  2005 - Present

Production credits

Only Famous When Dead 

A Second Door

Genre Machine 
Sidelined
Spare Change 
The Black Mamba 
The Emergence 
It's a Living 
All Eyes on Charlie

Ashes

Grand MA 
Love at First Fight
Possibly Talented

Sozinho 
The First Suspect
There's Zombies Out There 
The Super Zero 

Victor 

Errancies 

Stuck 
Sweet Susie 
The Manly Man 
Milo's Crawlspace 

Red Road
Ominous

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ShortFilm

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FREE LANCE DESIGNS

The Caves of Loring

Official Website / Book Covers 1 & 2

Henderson NV

October  2011

Designed the official website for "The Caves of Loring" book series, along with Books covers  for the first two books of the four part series.

   .Designed the website in WIX Flash. 

   .Designed Book cover 1 - "The Caves of Loring" with Adobe Photoshop.

   .Designed Book cover 2 - "The Lair" with Adobe Photoshop.

Darkwaterproductions.com

Official Website

Henderson NV

July  2011

Designed the official website for Dark Water Productions.

   .Designed the website in WIX Flash. 

   .Designed graphic elements using Adobe Photoshop.

 

Trepidation Movie Poster

Promotional movie poster

Henderson NV

November 2011

Designed the promotional poster for the movie in development "Trepidation"

   .Designed promotional poster using Adobe Photoshop

 

Lvringmasters.com

Official Website

Henderson NV

October  2011

Designed the official website for Lvringmasters.com.

   .Designed the website in WIX Flash. 

   .Designed Graphic Elements using Adobe Photoshop.

  

Celebrity Centre 30 Sec Commerical

30 Second Commercial

Henderson NV

March 2010

Designed 30 second commercial spot for "Celebrity Centre.

   .Designed motion graphics with After Effects and Adobe Photoshop.

   .Edited commercial using Sony Vegas.

   .Final rendered output in Sony Vegas,

Ominousthemovie.com

Official Movie DVD Website / Movie Poster / DVD Box Cover

Henderson NV

January 2009

Designed Ominous the movie official DVD release website..

   .Designed website using WIX Flash, Adobe Photoshop.

   .Designed DVD Box cover using Adobe Photoshop.

   .Designed Ominous movie poster.

Dark Water Productions "Model Video Shoot"

Videography and Photo shoot

Henderson NV

November 2009

Female Model video and photography shoot..

   .Filmed a video shoot with the Sony Z1U HDV Camera.

   .Edited the video using Sony Vegas.

   .Designed graphics using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Casting Call Entertainment

Promotional Flyers / Banners

Henderson NV

March 2009

Designed the promotional banners and graphic flyers for Casting Call for Kids promotion.

   .Designed Promotional Banners for Casting Call Kids, using Adobe Photoshop.

   .Designed Promotional Flyers for Casting Call Kids, using Adobe Photoshop.

   .Designed Business Cards and Posters for Casting Call Entertainment, using Adobe Photoshop.

Callbackentertianment.com

Official  Website

Henderson NV

March 2008

Designed the official website for "Call Back Entertainment.com" along with graphics and Magazine layouts.

   .Designed the website in Adobe Flash , Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop.

   .Designed Magazine Layouts using Adobe Indesign and Adobe Illustrator.

   .Designed Graphic Flyers using Adobe Photoshop.

Hawk  Filmz Enterprize

Animated Company Logo

Designed Hawk Filmz Enterprize animated 3D Logo.

   .Conceptual Design

   .Storyboards

   .3D Modeled, Textures, Lighting and animation rendered in 3D Studio Max / Photoshop.

   .After Effects used for final composting effects.

   .Sony Vegas for Editing, Sound Design and final output render.

Henderson NV

September 2007

Dark Water Productions 

Animated Company Logo

Designed Dark Water Productions animated 3D Logo.

   .Conceptual Design

   .Storyboards

   .3D Modeled, Textures, Lighting and animation rendered in 3D Studio Max / Photoshop.

   .After Effects used for final composting effects.

   .Sony Vegas for Editing, Sound Design and final output render.

Henderson NV

March 2007

LiquidCyclone.com

Art Director

Liquid Cyclone an independent multi-media company that specializes motion graphics and graphic designs.

   .Designed animated  Scarab Beetle for video slot machine company - Richard Fiore & Associates

   .Designed Calanders for Charity Calanders

   .Designed Seanpartickflaherty.com

   .Designed Vegasalliance.com

   .Designed Menu's and Business cards for Cafe Ole Restaurant

Henderson NV

June 2005

3Dtotal.com

Staff Moderator

Organized all the low poly contest for one of the industries leading 3D community websites.

   .Designed 3D Female animated Goth Girl character using 3D Studio Max.

Henderson NV

June 2001 - September 2005

Beezlebugbit.com

Character Modeler

Modeled the lead animated character for "Little Dead Girl" music video

   .Designed 3D Female animated Goth Girl character using 3D Studio Max.

Henderson NV

Febuary - 2005

Bergman Walls & Associates Architect Firm

3D Studio Max Instructor

One of Las Vegas leading architect firm, Hired to teach 3D Studio Max to the Bergman Walls and Associates Employees.

Henderson NV

November - 2004

Glo Night Club @ The Hop

Bartender

Bartender for Glo the Night Club After Hours events.

Bartender for NYC on the move events.

Designed & maintained their website Gloglobal.com

Henderson NV

November 2001 - December 2003

Ovations After Hours Club

Parris Hotel and Casino Cyraco Productions / Promotions

Henderson NV

November 2001 - December 2003

Managed & promotions for Ovation After Hours Club - Ortinique Restaurant

Booked weekly DJ's for events and parties.

Sunset Stations Hotel and Casino

Bartender / Barback

Henderson NV

June 1997 - November 2001

Bartender / Barback at Sunset Stations Hotel & Casino.

  .Guadi Bar

  .Bullfighters Sports Bar

  .Seville Bar

  .Capri Italian Restaurant 

American Baggage Company

Baggage Security Handler

Henderson NV

July 1993 - June 1997

Baggage Security Handler for all the major flight tour groups.

EDUCATION

Art Institute of Nevada Las Vegas

Dahan's  Institute of Massage Therapy

Chaparral High School

Bachelors Degree of Science in Media Arts and Animation

Certification in massage therapy.

High school diploma

Henderson NV

Las Vegas NV

Las Vegas NV

Graduated September 2005

September 1994

July 1993

RYAN NEAL MC MACKIN

SOFTWARE / TECHNICAL SKILLS / KNOWNLEDGE

3D Studio Max

Character Studio

Mud Box

Terragen

Sony Vegas

DVD Architect

Font Labs

FTP Networking

FTP Explorer

Brazil Renderer

Mental Ray Renderer

Vray Renderer

Quick Silver Renderer

Cinscore

 

Typography Design

2D / 3D Motion Graphics

2D / 3D Logo Design

Animated Logo Design

Corporate Identity 

Graphic Design

Visiconn.net

 

Windows 7 / XP

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Daktronics

Alien Brain

Perforce

 

 

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Flash

Adobe Indesign

Adobe After Effects

Adobe Premier Pro

​Adobe Dreamweaver

 

Hardware & Software Intergration

Story Boarding

Conceptual Art

Script Writing

Celtx 

​Wix Flash & HTML 5

HTML

 

3D Modeling

3D Animation

2D Animation

Video Editing

Video Color Correcting

Sound Design

Video Instructional Design

 

 

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