Job title: Residential Layout Designer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: BE
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £45,000.00
Location: Birmingham, UK
Job published: 25/05/2022
Job ID: 58651
Contact name: Jack Perks
Phone number: +442038541100
Contact email:

Job Description

A growing and very close-knit practice based in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter (B'ham) are now in search for a Residential Layout Designer with demonstratable residential layout experience/ samples of work. 


They are currently 8 members strong and have a plan to expand the business by taking on this permanent Layout Designer that will take them up to 11 strong as they have just taken on 2 Part II Assistants


The practice delivers projects across a range of sectors which apart from Residential includes Student living, Care Homes and Commercial. As it stands, their housing sector is extremely busy and the Directors are now needing to make these hires to make sure they are in an ideal position to take on this work and deliver on all their new projects they have been instructed on. Please see the below briefs for each position and the associated salaries for each below:-


Senior Layout Designer with experience of residential projects.




The successful applicant will have

  • A good knowledge of residential layout design reinforced with examples of work.
  • Proven knowledge of current design standards that should be applied to residential projects
  • Proven experience of working directly with clients as the main point of contact and liaising with Local Authorities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to build rapport and develop relationships.
  • Experience of producing comprehensive Design and Access statements/ Vision statements/ Design Codes
  • A proven track record of delivering successful planning approvals.
  • A strong work ethic and ambition to progress within the company
  • A Good knowledge of Working Drawings preferable


The Role:


  • Working alongside the Director in developing residential layout designs from inception to completion
  • Heading up the residential team in production of drawings and delivery of planning applications.
  • Working alongside the Associate in future proofing designs for delivery to the working drawings team
  • Developing new pipelines and business opportunities.


Additional Skills:


Proficient in the following software:


  • Autocad
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe illustrator
  • Sketch Up – 3D
  • Revit – An advantage


Salary on offer:-

  • Residential Layout Designer / Part II with Residential layout experience = £45,000 PA 


Please get in touch with Jack if this position may sound of interest to you. Jack is a consultant at mustard with a specialist regional approach to architectural recruitment. He works with private practices, multidisciplinary consultancies, developers and contractors across the Midlands including numerous AJ100 firms.


mustard are a specialist creative recruitment consultancy with offices in Bristol, London and Hong Kong. Established for over 11 years, they have a market-leading reputation for quality service and delivery across architecture, interior design and the creative industries.


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