My name is Ryan Barbin. I am a Creative Arts Specialist. I write, draw, paint, design, create content, graphics, photo and video, web design, multi-instrumentalist, singer, dancer, and I’m an all-around ideas generator. Anything creative or artsy, is my specialty. I have multiple college degrees in entertainment, music, business and marketing. I am excellent with people, sales, social media and marketing tactics, and more.
Most of my work background has been in food and beverage, entertainment, management and marketing. I currently work in social media marketing and content creation for multiple small businesses, brands, and artists. I own IYAM Entertainment Studios (www.iyament.com) – A Recording Studio and Artist Development Company.
Graphicka - Las Vegas, NV
Copywriter & Content Creator
2021 - Present
Creating Content, Writing Articles, Writing and Recording Commercial Scripts/Spots for Radio/TV, Creating Graphics and Writing Copy, Proofreading and Editing Content for this Primarily Latin-Based Full Service Advertising Agency in Las Vegas. Clients Campaigns Including; Clark County Covid 19 Vaccination Campaign, Mariana's Supermarkets, and Toro Taxes.
MBG Holdings - Las Vegas, NV
Social Media & Marketing Manager
2020 - 2021
Digital & Traditional Marketing Manager and Social Media Content Creator for several privately owned small businesses located in Las Vegas, NV. These businesses include a restaurant, hair salon, Realty, Legal, Product Sales, and more. Duties range from web design, social media management and content creation, to more traditional forms of marketing such as Email Marketing Campaigns, Event Planning, and Direct Sales.
IYAM Entertainment Studios
Owner • Creative Arts Specialist • Audio Engineer
2008 - Present
Self-owned and operated Recording Studio & Artist Development Company in Las Vegas, NV. IYAM Entertainment Specializes in Audio Recording/Mixing/Mastering, as well as an extensive list of services designed to help independent artists and small businesses grow and develop their brand. These services include; social media management, content creation, digital and traditional marketing management, photo & video creation/editing, graphics/web design, digital distribution, songwriting, copywriting, marketing consultations and music lessons, digital art, and more. http://www.iyament.com
Kre8 Media - Las Vegas, NV
2019 - 2020
Manager at an outdoor Advertising Agency specializing in Experiential Marketing and Mobile Advertising. Overseeing 50+ employees on advertising campaigns for clients such as Cirque du Soleil, Blue Man Group, Criss Angel, Terry Fator, Carlos Santana, Global Sources, CSI, Avengers, and more. Managing client relationships, campaign specifics, tracking ROI, collateral distribution, and tickets sold, balancing budget, managing payroll and scheduling and shooting photo/video media for creative P.O.P.’s for client.
The Ride 7D - Commerce, CA
2017 - 2019
General Manager or an indoor Virtual Reality Ride Attraction. Responsible for Hiring and Training Staff, Setting Sales Goals and Managing Labor and Payroll, Creating Promotions and Social Media Marketing, Conducting Maintenance and Tech Support for Sound, Lighting, and Video. Wrote 2 Radio Advertising Spots which currently air on local FM Stations. Met with other businesses to create promotional partnerships and further the business growth.
Skyzone -Indoor Trampoline Park - Anaheim/Westminster, CA
Regional Manager for both Anaheim and Westminster park locations. Responsible for labor management and training, store/park operations, team leadership, marketing and development, guest/customer service, as well as all day to day management responsibilities.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company - Anaheim, CA
Bartender • Certified Trainer
2010 - 2016
Bartender and Certified Trainer. Worked and trained employees at four different regional locations. Responsible for scheduling and training new employees, while arming the with all of the knowledge necessary to succeed and grow within the company. Awarded multiple times for highest sales. Other duties include; cash handling, customer service, cleaning and maintaining health and safety standards, filling out, filing, and copying paperwork, and opening and closing procedures.
Dance • Acting Instructor
2008 - 2010
Worked as a dance instructor and acting coach for this local performing arts outreach workshop. I taught theatrical acting for the stage, scripted acting for the camera, and improvisational acting classes. I also taught hip hop, modern, tap, and social dance classes to students of various age groups in the summer workshops.
Parent-Child Interactive Educational Director
2007 - 2008
Teaching and interacting with both parents, and their children. Exploring educational activities, games, songs, and child development and care practices. Educating children and parents simultaneously, in order to bridge the gap between age and understanding, allowing for a stronger family bond, healthy home life, and better educational start for children and their families. Worked with children from ages 1-5.
Interactive Technology Show Host • Character Voice "Stitch"
2004 - 2007
Worked at "Innoventions" in Tomorrowland, located at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA. I was a show host, demonstrating new technology from Segway, Sony, Microsoft, Honda, etc. Worked alongside Honda's "Asimo" robot. Lots of experience with various computers and electronics, from setup, demonstration, and maintenance. Also worked in Attractions and Entertainment as a character voice for "Stitch", using technology developed exclusively for Disney by Sony Playstation; as well as general attraction ride operations, guest control, special events, and guest safety.
The Young Americans: Music Outreach Tours
Performing Arts Instructor • Director • Performer
2003 - 2007
Toured in 14 countries, and 40 U.S. States, teaching and directing three-day workshops in music, dance, choral/vocal performance, and acting. Duties included; staging, stage management and direction, sound and lighting design, vocal coaching, dance/music instruction, improvisational/theatrical acting coach, as well as loading, setting-up, and tearing-down equipment. Meeting with educational institute personnel and business contacts and arranging schedules, times, and activity planning. Merchandise sales and promotion. Performing multiple shows in various large capacity venues and on television sound stages.
Skills & Proficiencies
Hobbies & Interests
Social Media Content Creation
Painting / Drawing
2010 - present
2010 - present
California State University - Fullerton
BA, Business Administration • Marketing • Advertising
Class of 2016
Studying Business Administration with emphasis in Marketing. Completed courses in Advanced Business Writing, Business Marketing, Digital and Social Media Marketing, Finance, Economics, Calculus, Business Administration, Statistics, Operations Management, and more. Using Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Adwords, Social Media, Google Analytics, and personal/business branding techniques in individual and group projects focused on creation and development of small business ideas, creation of investment portfolios, business marketing, advertising, and administration. Expected graduation: May, 2016.
Academy of Art University - San Francisco
Music for Digital Media • Audio Engineering
2011 - 2013
Studied Music for Digital Media. Courses included; Music for motion pictures and television, Radio and Commercial Jingle orchestration, Advanced Music Theory, Harmony, Music Composition, Audio Recording Techniques, Miking drums, Foley Art, Live music recording, and Mixing and Mastering. Utilizing ProTools and Logic Pro on PC and Mac to create, record, mix, and produce music of various genres, soundtracks, jingles, and more.
AA, Arts and Human Expression • Dance • Vocal Jazz
2007 - 2011
Earned an Associates Degree in Interdisciplinary Science with emphasis in Arts and Human Expression. Courses included Dance Choreography and Composition, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Commercial, Afro-Carribean, Hip-Hop, and Modern dance styles, Dance History, Music Theory, Acting for the Camera, Improvisational Acting, Creative Writing, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Drawing, Radio Announcing, TV/Radio/Film, Recording Studio I & II, Marketing, Economics, Calculus, and General Education Classes. Graduated in May, 2011.
The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts
Performing Arts Education • Music • Child Development
2003 - 2007
Studied Performing Arts courses in Vocal Performance, Instrumental Performance, Choral Singing, Vocal Jazz, Microphone Techniques, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, African, Commercial, Lyrical, and Modern dance styles, Improvisational Acting, Scripted Acting, Child Development and Psychology, German and Japanese Languages, Theatre, Stage Production, Stage Management, Stage Directing, Choreography, Set Design, Lighting and Sound Design and Engineering, Music Theory, Harmony, and Music Composition. Traveled 14 countries and all across the U.S. teaching performing arts workshops in schools and colleges to students of all ages.