Junior Housing Layout Designer - Birmingham

Leicestershire, England • West Midlands, England • Competitive salary & package • Permanent • Caribbean Construction • UK Construction Jobs

Design focused opportunity: New role for a Junior Housing Layout Designer to join a residential developer in the Birmingham area.

As the Junior Housing Layout Designer, you will be joining a reputable residential developer, who produces high-end developments in the Midlands region. Typical schemes are up to 100 units each, which include traditional town houses and apartments.

This is a great opening, for someone with 2-3 years experience post-graduation from an Architectural/Design related degree (or similar). Upon joining, you will sit within the design team and work closely with other divisions in the company i.e. Technical and Land. You will provide an internal and external advice service on all design matters, which range from the principals of potential development to the capacity of a site.

If you’re seeking a role that will allow you to be part of the full development process, from concept through to the finished product – then keep reading!

… What do you need?

Oodles of enthusiasm and a natural flair for good design skills, both by freehand and AutoCAD. This is a specialist role and requires you to have some experience in the housing sector, working on housing layouts and design.

Other skills & experience:
  • Previous experience working on residential and mixed-use developments would be great!
  • Good understanding of building regulations
  • Past experience working on a range of housing types on greenfield/brownfield sites or regeneration schemes would be winner!
  • Ability to produce housing layouts and proving layouts at 1:1000 and 1:500 scale for residential and mixed-use schemes
  • Strong written and communication skills – to include experience in Design and Access Statements
  • Ability to draw freehand schemes and capacity studies
  • Confident in using AutoCAD, Photoshop, In-Design and Sketch-Up
  • You must be energetic, enthusiastic and willing to demonstrate commitment
  • Highly organised with exceptional inter-personal skills
  • Passionate about good design within housing!
If you have 4-8 years experience within design and are interested in joining a developer, you are strongly encouraged to apply for this role as more experienced people are welcome!

… next steps!

If you’re thinking ‘yes, I would love to work for a successful residential developer within the design team’ then please get in touch today. You can register your standard CV to the information provided today and if successful, you will be asked for a small work sample to sit along with your formal application.

You can speak with Phoebe Hookway on 0117 934 9555 to find out more information on the opportunity.

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