Principal Layout Designer

11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Rosalia Samus
Job position
Associate, Head of, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Layout Designer invited to join a leading 5* Residential Developer to head up the Design Department, manage a team and produce inspiring layouts that create a community and sense of place to add value through good design.

Client Details

My client is one of the UK's leading 5* House builders, operating nationally and who are currently experiencing a phenomenal rate of growth across in particular across the Midlands.

Their core market is second, third and fourth time buyers and they have some of the best house type designs on the market and are equally known for quality of build. What is clearly portrayed and resonates is pride in everything they do.

They are an equal opportunities employer with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion, ensuring that the very best talent in the industry is retained and developed.


This is a unique opportunity in the business to enter at management level, and be responsible for the entire design function within the region. Your primary role will be to manage, lead and inspire your team, passing on acquired knowledge from your own career AND to create layouts yourself places and communities with an emphasis on quality of design - not just yield.

You will be fully involved in the production of layouts and liaise heavily between departments and external consultants to ensure successful planning applications.


You have several years of experience already under your belt working on residential layouts and are ambitious and keen to take the next step up in your career. You are a self-starter and you have a high level of personal pride in your work, constantly seeking to improve yourself professionally and advance.

This is a post with great responsibility to motivate your team. As such enthusiasm and passion are critical - you love all aspects of the role both technical, legal and design. You will be a 'people person' and thrive off working in an energetic team environment.

Job Offer

  • Management level opportunity with market leading developer.
  • Competitive salary within a progressive and forward thinking company
  • Benefits include company car, health care, pension, share scheme etc.
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