Cannot find lodash

Trying to use lodash in my application. I noticed it was already listed as a dep so I thought it’d work out of the box. It didn’t. I found this post but it appears the ionic2 setup is a bit different than angular2. I got the typings install and so webstorm doesn’t complain about it anymore, but it still cant find lodash. What am I missing? Lodash is definitely installed and I’m referencing it like this:

import * as _ from 'lodash';

Thankfully, I wrote an ionic specific blog post about

This is a great post, very informative thank you. However, even though I followed the video and didn’t run into any problems, I still couldn’t find lodash in the gulp build step. Suggestions?