Blue Beyond Consulting

Job Opportunity

Visual Communications Consultant /
Senior Graphic Designer

Remote

About the role

Blue Beyond is a fast-paced, dynamic, and growing management consulting company invested in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion that is looking to add experienced design professionals with a passion for storytelling to our team.  Are you energized by variety, learning every day, and excited to apply your skillset to complex management consulting initiatives? If so, a Visual Communications Consultant role at Blue Beyond could be for you!

We are a woman-owned, management consulting firm that focuses on the people side of business —communication, change, culture, organizational effectiveness, talent management, and DEI. We partner with the world’s most innovative Fortune 500 companies as well as groundbreaking non-profit organizations to help them build organizations where both the business and the people thrive.

As a collaborative member of our consulting team, a Visual Communications Consultant / Senior Graphic Designer plays a vital role in enabling the successful outcomes of our consulting engagements through deep listening, appreciative inquiry, and audience-centered creative execution.

We integrate visual communications and design thinking into every aspect of our consulting practice. We’re looking for someone who is an agile learner, effective communicator, and has a passion for using design to inform, engage, inspire, and motivate people. The right candidate will demonstrate excellent graphic design skills and user/audience-centered design thinking across a variety of digital and non-digital mediums.

What you'll do

  • Conceptualize, design, develop, iterate, and execute visual communications with the goal of driving and supporting the broader outcomes of our client engagements 
    • Deliverables can include: interactive digital PDFs, PowerPoint presentations, slidedocs, print and/or digital toolkits and guides, journey/roadmaps, event collateral, process frameworks and infographics, video, e-learning modules etc…
  • Think diagnostically, quickly analyze scenarios, and “connect the dots” to determine the most effective creative solutions
  • Use strong listening skills and design-thinking capabilities to lead effective brainstorming and collaboration within our visual communications team, our broader consulting team, and with clients
  • Collaborate with our consulting team and/or clients to design the experiences and tools that will lead the audience through a journey of discovery, learning, understanding, and transformation
  • Present your work effectively, clearly articulating proposed design solutions
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, from beginning to end
  • Deliver high-quality work under time constraints

What you bring to the role

  • Creative problem-solving approach- excellent at managing and galvanizing teams to achieve business outcomes
  • You see design as a tool to create a future that does not yet exist – not just to create a pretty picture
  • You are self-aware, self-directed, and self-motivated learner who is able to navigate new situations, organizations, and teams rapidly and is comfortable jumping in, making mistakes, and learning for a living
  • Comfortable managing ambiguity
  • Ability to be agile and navigate a variety of teams, communication styles, and processes for collaboration
  • A team player with a positive, can-do attitude; ready to jump in and add immediate value
  • A bias towards excellence, delivering high-quality work, and a fierce commitment to our clients’ success
  • Equally comfortable working independently and collaboratively – can work effectively in person and virtually
  • A growth mindset – willing to listen, learn, incorporate new ideas, ask good questions, and adapt to changing environments and client needs
  • Imaginative and innovative communicator – always considering new ways to showcase content and knows how to draw out (and find) inspiration
  • Commitment to Blue Beyond’s mission and value

Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years experience in graphic design
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience considered
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently
  • Must be able to work effectively on a Mac platform
  • Must be proficient in:
    • Adobe Creative Suite (with focus on InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) in a Mac environment
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Must have knowledge of:
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft Excel
  • Must have diverse online or PDF portfolio containing a wide variety of design work
  • E-learning, motion graphics, and/or video experience is a plus
  • Experience in HTML, CSS, and Javascript is a plus
  • Video production experience is a plus
  • Able to travel
  • Able to flex working hours across time zones to support team and client needs.

Are you ready to join our team?

I'm Interested

About Blue Beyond

Blue Beyond is a purpose-focused and growing management consulting firm with more than 75 team members and clients across North America. Blue Beyond has been certified as a Great Place to Work® annually since 2015 and was named one of the US’s Best Small & Medium Workplaces by Great Place to Work® and Fortune in 2020, 2019, and 2017. Blue Beyond was also named one of the Best Workplaces in the Bay Area by Great Place to Work® and Fortune in 2019.

At Blue Beyond, we love building effective organizations where both the business and the people thrive. We do it for our clients and for our team members.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, offering an inclusive culture where learning for a living – and from each other – is a way of life. We actively nurture this culture and are committed to growing and sustaining a team that represents a true diversity of backgrounds, identities, and experiences, together with a workplace where everyone feels welcomed and valued. 

If our approach resonates with you, you belong here. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

This commitment applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Learn more.