Design Strategist - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee


United States

United States of America - Washington, D.C., Washington, DC

Job Summary

AECOM Strategy Plus is seeking a highly motivated Design Strategist for immediate employment in the Washington, DC office. Strategy Plus operates at the intersection of business transformation, communications strategy, and workplace experience. Using creative design processes, we conceive and implement enterprise solutions that elevate investments, enhance occupier engagement, and improve experiences for organizations, industry, and government.

Our team of experts has been focused on the changing nature of work for over 30 years, delivering measurable business benefits to our clients by integrating research and diagnostics, visioning, pre-design, and change management services. Together, we are a dedicated, inter-disciplinary studio comprised of architects, interior designers, management specialists, and behaviorists, all driven by a shared passion for evolving workplace culture. We strive to help companies transform not only the physical limitations of the modern workplace, but also the cultural triggers that influence talent attraction / retention, brand alignment, and improved business performance.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supporting our consulting projects across varied markets including corporate, financial, healthcare, higher education, technology, and government

  • Managing and delivering specific activities within a project, including client interaction, communication, and high-quality delivery with oversight from a project manager. Aspects of project delivery include:

  • Supporting onsite engagements including user interviews and workshops

  • Analyzing quantitative and qualitative data from research such as surveys and utilization studies

  • Translating quantitative and qualitative data into compelling findings and implementable solutions

  • Developing change management strategy and plans to enable successful transitions

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a design or business-related field and 0-3 years of related experience in the areas of real estate, design, social sciences, or consulting or demonstrated equivalency of experience/education

  • Demonstrated interest in workplace strategy, user research, space programming and/or change management

Technical skills to include :

  • Familiarity with research methodologies and processes

  • Strong graphic skills including Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint

  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and visualization skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Communication skills to include :

  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including presentation delivery

  • Experience with persuasive, expository, and narrative writing

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 225139BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.