Space Planner / CAD designer

Closing Date:

March 26, 2022

Job Type:

Full Time



Why Principle?

Principle is a global brand and implementation consultancy with 22 offices and operations in more than 70 countries.  Founded in 1987 in the UK, we work with many of the world’s leading companies to ensure that their brands are brought to life in any environment – from retail stores to pop-up brand experiences to corporate offices and production facilities.  We work with clients in a range of industries and our priority sectors include automotive, financial services, retail, telecommunications and other large global corporates.


Principle has four divisions:

  • Principle Intelligence – Our brand and business consultancy that sets strategic direction and develops platforms for growth
  • Honest – Our creative studio that crafts powerful brand identities and experiences across every channel
  • Principle Management Office (PMO) – Our program management office that drives brand transformation, efficiently and effectively
  • Principle Implementation – Our implementation practice that executes sustainable brand change at speed and scale

Purpose of the Role

Job Type:     Full Time (37½ hours per week), Permanent 

Location:      Huddersfield

Reports to:   Interior Design Manager


Overview of our Design Workstream

Principle specialise in helping our clients to create, shape, plan and implement their brand, Corporate and Visual Identity around the world.

We work across multiple different sectors, including Retail, Automotive, Banking, Healthcare, Transportation and Corporate office / workplace.

We are a global business and as such we work with our clients to run design programmes of activity, wherever they may be based in the world.

Our in-house design team is a fundamental workstream of our Programme Management and Implementation infrastructure as well as bring intrinsically linked to our creative design consultancy business.


This role is to work within our in-house design team supporting a wide variety of different clients by helping to provide them with deliverable design solutions by applying their brand and visual identity standards across their network of facilities. The role is UK based, but it will support both UK and Global rollout programmes of work.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Create space / floor plans, elevations and sections in Auto-Cad from design intent through to feasibility and construction phases.
  • Interpret visual identity / corporate identity guidelines and apply the design principles consistently across all of the projects that you are involved with.
  • Apply space planning principles to the design and make recommendations on the right approach for each facility.
  • Create photo overlays to convey the detail requirements of a design proposal.
  • Presenting schemes for review and checking the design parameters and application principles with the design lead for the programme for approval before issue.
  • Follow internal drawing standards and processes.
  • Understand customer journey principles and apply that to the space plans.
  • Make suggestions as to how to improve designs to create the right solutions for the space.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes - Essential:


  • Fully proficient in 2D AutoCAD.
  • Proficient in Photoshop.
  • Proficient in InDesign
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion.
  • Understand and interpret a customer journey.
  • Excellent organisational skills, focused and the ability to multi-task, prioritise projects and meet deadlines in an ever changing, fast paced environment.


  • Experience in commercial space planning.
  • Experience in 3D Studio Max, and Revit.
  • Experience in Sketch up.
  • Experience in Adobe Illustrator


  • Salary : £23,000
  • 25 days’ holiday (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Option of Salary Exchange for pension.
  • Able Futures - Mental Health Support Service
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Friendly and welcoming atmosphere.


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