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Garden Designer

  • Company: Phil Hirst Garden Design
  • Location: Sheffield

Phil Hirst Garden Design is an award-winning Garden Design company based in Sheffield. We design gardens for domestic clients in Yorkshire, Derbyshire and further afield with an emphasis on high quality designs to exceed client expectations.

We are looking for a creative designer with a passion for gardens and plants to become a member of our team.

What would you be doing?

Assisting with design and overall management of each project. Typical activities will include:

  • Interpretation of client briefs to create garden design concepts
  • Creating accurate design drawings including technical construction details using a combination of hand drawing and CAD (Sketchup & Photoshop)
  • Conducting accurate site surveys
  • Creating planting plans with specific plant information
  • Planting in accordance with a planting plan
  • Assisting in the preparation of specifications and tender documentation
  • Liaising with clients, contractors and suppliers by phone and in person

What type of person are we looking for?

  • Have a professional qualification in garden design
  • Proficiency in the use of Sketchup and Photoshop or similar CAD package as well as Microsoft Office packages
  • Be creative and have a flair for design
  • Be confident in putting forward and justifying design ideas
  • Have the ability to work efficiently and accurately to deadlines
  • Be motivated and willing to use their initiative, and be comfortable working in a small team as well as independently
  • Ideally have a clean driving licence but not essential

Starting salary: Competitive based on experience

Hours: Full or Part-time subject to agreement

Location: Sheffield (scope for some home working subject to agreement)

How to Apply

Please email a copy of your CV along with a covering letter and portfolio of work examples to Phil (

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