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Layout Designer - House Builder

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Job Description

I'm exclusively working with a volume national house builder looking to recruit a Layout Designer to join their team in Preston.

The successful candidate

Working on a number of high profile strategic housing development, you will work alongside the in house design team and be responsible for producing information relating to layout and housing design within a busy office. Additional duties will include carrying out AutoCAD drawing work, completing administrative tasks, liaising with external bodies to validate design information. Must have good interpersonal and time management skills and experience in liaison with local planning authorities.

Qualifications/Experience

Ideally the candidate will have experience working within a residential developer and will be capable of producing sketch viability layouts, bespoke house type elevations, street scenes, and other supporting documents associated with the submission of planning applications. A good knowledge of housebuilding and the consultation process is essential, together with awareness of emerging and changing legislation. Experience of residential development layouts and negotiation with planning authorities is desirable.

Skills

The successful candidate will have a creative eye, an ability to draft freehand sketch layouts/elevations/perspectives/sections and a full working knowledge of AutoCAD. Also very desirable is the ability to add value through Photoshop, Indesign, Sketch Up and communicate effectively with both internal departments and external bodies such as Local Planning Authorities.

Benefits

Competitive Salary, Company Car/Car Allowance, Pension, Life Assurance, Bonus & Health Care

If you would like any more information or to hear where this company can take your career, you can contact me on 0161 714 3800 or andrewbrady@buildingcareersuk.com

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