Ray Gallegos

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Creative Director with a formidable track record in design leadership. Demonstrates broad vision, creative versatility and applies an empathetic approach to design challenges. A proven problem solver in a variety of leadership roles producing award-winning strategic and conceptual design solutions. Successfully collaborates across multiple design disciplines for a diverse roster of clients, including: Chili's, The Dallas Cowboys, Pei Wei, Pizza Hut, Southern Methodist University, Pepsi, MOOYAH Burgers & Fries and Texas Instruments.

In 2007, Ray created Utility Design Co., a small design and branding studio based in Dallas.

 

“Ray Gallegos is a leading go-to design resource for us. He is particularly adept at producing strong visual identity that must satisfy multiple stakeholders. Ray produces simple solutions from the complex. His high-communication style, flexibility and professionalism add more reasons to make him a first-choice resource.”  Mitch Whitten — Vice President of Marketing, Fort Worth CVB
“Ray is a consummate professional extending expertise in rebranding and marketing materials at the highest level. I would strongly recommend Ray Gallegos on ability, ethics, and professionalism. I feel confident going to him with any project . He and I have worked together on several projects and it has become seamless and the projects become easier and more enjoyable.” Candace Berry — Director of Business and Marketing, Abstract Construction
“Working with Ray Gallegos, founder and designer of Utility Design Co., has been a rewarding collaboration for me. His talent and innovative ideas bring concepts to life in wonderfully surprising ways. He's first-rate.”  Yolette Garcia— Assistant Dean for External Affairs and Outreach, SMU Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development
 

Capabilities

Creative Strategy
Brand Identity Design
Integrated Branding Campaigns
Concept Design & Development
Creative Direction
Art Direction
Website Design
Signage & Icon Systems
Environment Graphics
Printed Media
Packaging
Trademarks
Product/Service Brochures

 

Recognition

My work has been recognized for creative excellence nationally and internationally by leading design publications and organizations including:

Graphis
Communications Arts
Print Magazine
How Magazine
Dallas Society of Visual Communications
Art Director's Club of Houston
Logo Lounge Books
Rockport Publishers

BRAND Experience

Abstract Construction
American Airlines Publishing
American Home Security
Bell Agusta Aeropsace
California Pizza Kitchen
CNB of Texas
Chili's
Dairy.com
Dallas Center for Performing Arts
Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau
Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Desperados
DFW International Airport
Dean Foods
Denver Broncos
FC Dallas
Fireracker
Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau
Fortis Commercial Construction
Fortis Metal Management
Frito Lay
Fuel Rewards
GE Power Systems
Grand Banks Yachts

 

Hunt Sports Group
International Delight
Jim Lake Companies
Lone Star Steakhouse
McCue Corp.
Mooyah Burgers & Fries
Northrup Grumman
Pei Wei Asian Diner
Pepsi
Pizza Hut
Platinum Series Homes
Scott + Reid General Contractors
Skinny IT
Slingshot
South Texas Dental
Southern Methodist University
Studio Movie Grill
Texas Instruments
Texas Motor Speedway
Tin Star Taco Bar
U.S. Food Trucks
Walmart
Young Presidents' Organization
Zoom Sports Training