Principal Layout Designer

£46000 - £50000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
BRC are working on behalf of a consultancy in Bristol who are looking to take on an experienced layout designer to become a part of their team expanding team. Ideally, they need someone experienced who can hit the ground running and develop into an integral role within the business. Previous experience working in a similar role within either an Architectural Practice or Residential Developer is essential. The projects will range from single unit developments through to 500 unit sites.


•           Assessment of potential developments, including site visits with the appropriate members of the management team to ensure the product is suitable for the land (or vice versa)

•           Produce sketch scheme layouts for Land Appraisals and where appropriate manage preferred consultants for the preparation of sketch schemes

•           Responsibility for the production of CAD Site Layouts within the region, with an emphasis on standardisation of design and presentation style and quality

•           Produce and submit Planning Applications and Planning/Building Regulation Applications and obtain planning permissions and other statutory approvals

•           Provide support to the Design Manager on key design principles throughout the duration of projects

•           Provide Technical support and information to the Construction, Commercial and Sales Departments and maintain good communication to ensure the required level of service is maintained

•           Prepare Sales and Legal information, e.g. conveyance plans, sales area layout drawings and M colours

•           Assist in the development of house types and new designs as require.


The ideal and successful candidate will:

•           Be able to demonstrate a flair for design with critical thinking;

•           Be experienced in residential layout design, either working within a residential developer or within architectural practice/consultancy supporting developer clients;

•           Strong freehand sketcher and confident user of AutoCAD;

•           A good knowledge of house-building and the consultation process is essential, together with an awareness of emerging and changing legislation.

For more information please call Sam Cooper-Woolley on 02920231000 or email s.cooper-woolley @ (url removed)