Christopher Wray is the founder and managing director of Communiqué Marketing Solutions LLC. He is a digital communication and visual design specialist with extensive planning, directing and hands-on expertise. Drawing on more than 20 years experience, Wray has provided marketing excellence—from concept to successful implementation—for companies ranging in size from small businesses with less than $1 million in annual revenue to Fortune 500 corporations.
Information designer – As Information Design Specialist for Chicago-based Doblin Inc. (formerly Doblin Group), a strategic consulting firm serving mid- and top-tier companies, Christopher translated research results into visual, actionable client scenarios and helped develop comprehensive brand identity systems.
Corporate and marketing communication – As Manager of Marketing Communication at Ramtron International and Director of Marketing Communication for Strategic Systems International, Christopher worked closely with executive and sales teams to increase revenue and sales volume through systematic product launches, creative lead generation, and focused media activity.
Web strategy – Christopher has worked with executive teams to translate strategic visions into tactical plans for an enterprise intranet, corporate web sites, and channel partner portals. He has led end-user teams to connect departmental communication needs with corporate intranet goals.
Design and photography instructor – Christopher has taught graphic design to undergraduate, graduate and continuing education students as a part-time faculty member of the Department of Visual Communication and Division of Continuing Studies, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. He is also a part-time photography instructor and leads nighttime astrophotography workshops in the Southwest.
Christopher has co-authored and designed feature articles appearing in leading professional design journals and has written business articles for vertical trade publications and mainstream technology magazines.