Layout Designer

  • Cornwall  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    31 October 2019  
    Posted on
    2 October 2019  

Persimmon Homes Cornwall are looking to recruit a Layout Designer to join our enthusiastic team in our Launceston Office and in the future moving to Plymouth. The successful candidate will work on a number of high profile strategic housing developments in Cornwall and Plymouth and should be dynamic They will work alongside out in house design team and will 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.


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.


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.


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

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