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Ryan Cramer

CEO/Partner

Ryan Cramer

Our goal at Neuron Syndicate is to trigger emotional and intellectual responses through intriguing, and unparalleled concepts. Neuron would not be what it is today without our dedicated team who I look forward to collaborating with each day.

Before starting Neuron Syndicate with Sean Alatorre, Ryan designed gaming packaging for Microsoft and was an Art Director at Toyota/Lexus. Ryan also directed show intros for the Independent Film Channel as an Art Director at iFilm.

Ryan is also CEO/Partner of Neuron Industries Inc. and is a board member of ChirpVision. He is also a jury chairman for the 2013 Hollywood Reporter KeyArt Awards.


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Sean Alatorre

VP/Partner

Sean Alatorre

With over 25 years of experience in the advertising/design industry Sean has extensive knowledge delivering a broad spectrum of services.

His expertise and breadth of skill is demonstrated in the body of work executed for numerous Fortune 500 companies. This list includes: 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., First Look Pictures, Von Dutch, Nike, Asics, Pepsi/Aquafina, ESPN, Nintendo, Apple, Energizer, Sony, Sony/Columbia Records, Interscope/Atlantic Records, Toyota, Lexus, Infiniti, Scion, Disney, Bijan Fragrances, Pacific Design Center, Southern California Edison, LA Opera, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), and the UCLA School of Architecture.


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Michelle Kuttner

Project Manager

Michelle Kuttner

Michelle loves coming up with creative solutions for anything and everything you can throw at her. She brings her problem solving skills, creativity, support, silliness, and bizarre dance moves to Neuron’s talented team.

She honed her skills in Philadelphia and California, previously working for the Urban Outfitters catalog, Bon Appétit Magazine, the non-profit Young Actors Project and Art Machine, a Trailer Park Company.

Michelle developed a love for college basketball and all things southern at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (go Heels!).

Alex Potmesil

Production/Finisher

Alex Potmesil

Alex Potmesil is a retoucher and designer from Oakland, California. He joined Neuron Syndicate after graduating from UCLA’s design/media arts program. His work over the past three years with the team has helped contribute to projects such as Prometheus, Forever Marilyn, James Bond and Titanic.

Dino Espinosa

Designer

Dino Espinosa

Dino, a.k.a The Walking Wikipedia, has worked in the industry for 7 years. He honed his skills at California State University of Fullerton, where he got his BFA of Graphic Design. Dino has designed and lead projects for companies such as Fox, MGM, Warner Brothers, and Paramount. He loves projects that he can work from initial conception to final mechanicals. Every morning Dino stares in the mirror and repeats: “I see pride. I See Power. I see a bad-ass mother who don’t take no crap off of nobody! Again!.”

Tony Hsu

Illustrator/Designer/3D

Tony Hsu

He learned calligraphy at a young age from his mom where she instilled a love for lettering and typography. Originally studying to be a concept artist, he fell in love with the careers of Norman Rockwell and J.C. Leyendecker of using illustration to tell stories.

Tony’s worked on projects for Twentieth Century Fox, MGM, Disney, Lucas Films, Warner Bros., New Line Cinema, MARVEL, DC Comics, Sony Pictures, Columbia Pictures, Paramount Studios, HBO, SKYY Vodka, Coca-Cola, Inc., HardRock Hotel & Casino, Food Network, and Nickelodeon.

Jessica Threde

Designer

Jessica Threde

Born with a curious mind and an insatiable artistic appetite, Jessica moved south from San Francisco, California to pursue her love for illustration and typography. She refined her skills with an Associates of Arts Degree in Graphic Design from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, California. Jessica has worked on projects for companies such as Warner Brothers, Fox, THQ, Paramount, and Miramax.

Rebecca Wheatman

Designer

Rebecca Wheatman

As a child, Rebecca wanted to be a tiger when she grew up. When this proved unlikely, she became a graphic designer. Raised near San Francisco, she ventured to Los Angeles to earn degrees at both Loyola Marymount University and Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Rebecca has a passion for entertainment advertising and has worked on various projects for studios such as 20th Century Fox and Warner Brothers. A connoisseur of all things chocolate, she is an avid adventurer and proud cat lady.

Kasey Yee

Client Services

Kasey Yee

We have an exceptional group of individuals at Neuron. Integrity is our common denominator, and I love that about our company.

Alex Martinez

IT Operations

Alex Martinez

Alex has worked in the graphic design industry as an IT professional for over ten years. He provides IT support for the entire team and also works in production. Before joining Neuron Syndicate, Alex worked at Graphic Orb. He loves assisting the Neuron team ensuring everything runs smoothly.

Charlene Mizukami

Office Administration

Charlene Mizukami

Charlene was born in Los Angeles, a third generation immigrant from Japan. She came to Neuron Syndicate with a 14 year background in the wholesale printing industry. My responsibilities included designing, training, printing and coordinating jobs that were turned around in less than 24 hours, while making sure her clients and their customers were happy with their finished product. Charlene loves to go fishing in her spare time.