AECOM Entry Level Design Strategist in Houston, Texas
AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Design Strategist to be based in Houston, Texas.
This position is expected to begin in September 2022
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Translating complex issues and solutions into graphically compelling client-facing documents
Business strategy, data analytics and operations planning
Communication strategy branding and marketing
Workplace strategy, planning and design
Change management strategies and organizational development plans
Experience in user research, design strategy, and space programming
Design background in architecture, planning, interiors, product, or web design
- Bachelor’s degree in, architecture, planning, design, or another relevant field or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Technical Skills Range
Candidates will be expected to possess skills in one or more of the following:
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite (specifically InDesign)
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required, additional data analysis tools beneficial (Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx, etc)
Revit or other space planning / design CAD systems
Web based data analytics, visualization, GIS and presentation software
Space programming, user research, design strategy and conceptual design
Culture and Personality
Candidates will be expected to possess as many of these attributes as possible:
Highly collaborative, highly communicative creative team player
Excellent presentation and communication skills – “Design Story Telling”
Comfortable in a fast-paced, open, creative environment
Ability to contribute to workshops, focus groups and presentations
Critical thinking and persuasive writing skills
Familiarity with research methodologies and processes
Flexibility and the ability to work on more than one project in more than one team
Relocation not available with position
Portfolio of recent work preferred to be submitted
What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 272283BR
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.