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Guidehouse Design Strategist in St. Louis, Missouri


Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.


As a Design Strategist, you are passionate about simplifying the complex into compelling visual solutions. You are known for your attention to detail, efficient execution, and educating current and new customers on the importance of design as a crucial aspect of their mission.

You love collaborating with storytellers from all backgrounds to visually communicate their mission and product offering, and you are eager to expand your skillset and grow the team.

You will work directly with clients and fellow teammates to develop and deliver visual concepts, including branding, communication products and user interfaces. You will partner cross functionally to assess and understand customer needs. Your work will maintain and elevate the client’s brand aesthetic across all touch-points, and you will review all creative within the team to confirm accuracy and consistency, ensuring graphics and visual elements support a strong, focused brand vision.

As a Design Strategist in our National Security Segment, you will work with client-facing consulting teams to help produce compelling visuals and user experiences for projects big and small. Your projects will vary with client needs and could include user experience research, user interface design and stand-alone creative pieces.

Full or part-time options available. Location options include Denver, CO, St. Louis, MO, or DC Metro Area (Springfield, VA).


To be considered for this position, candidates must possess:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in graphic design, fine arts, human computer interaction, or related field.

  • 4 to 10 years of experience in graphic design, UX research, visual display, branding, infographics, and other related areas within an in-house or customer setting

  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team of strategists, researchers and consultants

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to be a thought leader among clients and fellow teammates

  • Passion for evangelizing user-centered design practices

  • A strong portfolio showcasing strengths in typography, design systems, visual storytelling, presentation design, and a refined finesse across digital and print channels

  • Proficiency in Adobe CC and other design tools. Experience with agile software management tools a plus.

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:• Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance• Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays• Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance• 401(k) Retirement Plan• Basic Life & Supplemental Life• Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts• Short-Term & Long-Term Disability• Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities• Skills Development & Certifications• Employee Referral Program• Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach• Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program