Somewhat of a renaissance man, Ray Arrastia is a illustrator, graphic designer and layout artist on a large number of Catalyst Game Labs's BattleTech books. He is also the creator of the Quick-Strike Rules system 
An avid gamer and hobbyist since middle school, Arrastia has been working as a graphic designer for twenty years. Slowly moving from playing to working in the gaming industry, initially working as a freelancer for FanPro, Arrastia joined the Catalyst Game Labs staff in 2010.
His 'callsign' on most forums is 'Adrian Gideon'.
- BattleTech-related artwork by Ray Arrastia
- BattleTech: Quick-Strike Introductory 'Mech Cards, Credit section.