AECOM Strategist in Dallas, Texas

Requisition/Vacancy No. 143782BR

Position Title Strategist

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Architecture

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Texas

City Dallas

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We help shape the world around us — from high-rise buildings to educational, cultural, research and transportation facilities. Our design process is based on energy-efficient building systems, and appropriate selection of materials and form to maximize environmental conditions and long-term performance.

Job Summary

AECOM’s Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. We offer exciting work, great clients and an award winning portfolio. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. AECOM’s teams are leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects such as the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA; multiple projects at the World Trade Center, New York, NY including Liberty Park; the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resilience (Big U), NY; and the LA 2024 Olympic bid.

We are looking for talented applicants who possess outstanding analytical, communication and design skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting our consulting projects with leading corporations, healthcare and cultural institutions, universities, and local and federal government.

Working as a part of project teams, this individual will be responsible for managing and delivering specific activities within a project, including handling aspects such as the timeline, client interaction, communication, and delivery with oversight from a project manager. Typical tasks include diagramming, data analysis and visualization, space programming, conceptual design, and workshop and presentation preparation. Our clients are located throughout the Gulf Southwest and this individual may be required to travel up to 50% of the time.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Planning, Design or other relevant field

  • 10+ years related experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite (specifically InDesign) and Revit

  • Excellent presentation skills – “Design Story Telling”

  • Expertise in user research, design strategy, and space programming

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, open, collaborative environment

  • Related skills should include diagramming, space programming, user research, design strategy and conceptual design

  • Data analysis and visualization skills

  • Ability to lead workshops, focus groups and presentations

  • Project management experience

  • Persuasive writing skills

  • Familiarity with research methodologies and processes

  • High degree of flexibility and the ability to work on multiple projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree

  • Familiarity with Sketch-Up and other multi-media technologies

  • Previous experience in similar design consultancy services

  • Experience in creating and delivering change management as part of wider workplace strategy services is a strong plus

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.