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Layout Designer / Architect

One of my busiest clients operating in the Midlands have made me aware of a new Layout Design opening they are trying to source suitable candidates for. This would suite a candidate from an architectural or house builder background.

You will be working from their Leicester office, in which they can offer a very flexible working arrangement currently trialling 1 week in the office and 1 week at home (week you're in, only have to go in 2-3 days per week).

Please see the key criteria below in which will make you're CV stand out and be considered for interview selection:-

Personal Skills:

A residential design background with an architectural degree or similar experience.
5 years professional experience working in a design focused practice or from a developer / housebuilder background.
A proven track record demonstrating ability to take a client brief from concept, through the testing layout and up to planning application
A working knowledge of current UK planning policy and the RIBA Work Stages.
A keen interest in residential led projects and be able to present your work in this context.
Experience of land promotion and strategic development planning.
Ability to work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams on a range of projects.
Ability to understand, communicate and present contextual issues from surrounding large areas.
Excellent drawing and presentation skills and the ability to explain a design idea and evolution of a concept.
A desire to keep up to date with developments in the field and to support the team in being at the leading edge of urban design.

Technical Skills:

Outstanding graphic skills including hand drawings and diagrams, plans and images using Photoshop / Illustrator, ready to publish.

Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit to prepare 2D and 3D work.
Excellent spoken and written English.
Good familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.

Salary on offer will range between £40-45,000 PA with an additional very good reward system in place (which they offer 3 pay reviews a year, and the chance to boost up you're basic salary with pay increments for Good / Very Good & Excellent delivery of particular projects


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.

Jack Perks | | +44 0)203 854 1100 |

Layout Designer / Architect

Leicester, UK

Published on 19 Nov 2021

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