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Guidehouse Visual Designer, Senior Consultant in Des Moines, Iowa


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit:



Guidehouse is seeking a Visual Designer to create and execute design concepts that help solve complex problems for our clients. They must have a strong background in the principles of design, and an eagerness to understand emerging trends in design and technology. They must have an advanced knowledge of inspired, cutting edge design, with solid ideation, and conceptual ability. They’ll work on anything from marketing collateral and annual reports to motion graphics and interactive experiences.


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Strong understanding of design principles for both print and digital experiences

  • Proven expertise in color theory, typography, composition, layout and design

  • Experience in brand identity and marketing communications

  • Experience creating motion graphics and animations

  • Experience creating exceptional digital experiences that meet user needs

  • Previous work designing annual reports a plus

  • Must provide an online portfolio of work that demonstrates graphic and interaction design

  • Outstanding facilitation, brainstorming, and collaboration skills

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and present concepts to senior leaders

  • Self-motivated and eager to learn

  • Extensive experience using Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience with Figma, Sketch and Invision

  • Front-end web application skills in CSS, HTML, JavaScript a plus

  • Knowledge of accessibility and 508 requirements

  • 5+ years of professional design experience working for an in-house or agency creative team

  • Willingness to work on federal government and commercial projects

    Minimum Years of Experience: 5 Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Design (interaction, graphic, visual communications) or equivalent professional experience

    US Citizenship is contractually required for this role

    Travel: May be up to 50% (once COVID restrictions lift)

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.

  • This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona or Eastern, Pacific, and Central time zones.


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 . 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 Benefits

Guidehouse 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

Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive