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Junior Playground (Outdoor Play Designer)

Designer – Outdoor Play

 Timotay Playscapes are looking for a creative superstar to join their award-winning team…

Our team are a hardworking team, forward thinking, and above all else passionate about improving play experiences and learning outcomes for children. We are committed to making a difference to children’s lives, through outdoor play spaces

Our company values ensure we respect one another and empower us to reach our potential. We are customer-centric, and a people-powered business who strive to deliver incredible outdoor spaces.

Timotay Group are one of UK’s leading school, nursery, SEND setting and family attractions playground company’s, who deliver inspirational outdoor spaces that transform outdoor learning and outdoor play environments. We are no ordinary playground company.

We offer a fully managed service; from consultation, design through to in-house manufacture, installation and after-care. With a clear aim to exceed our client’s expectations and deliver a premium playground or outdoor space experience time

What we are looking for

Primarily, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, talented design professional to align with our company values, who has a desire to succeed and thrive.

You must have a genuine passion for creating incredible outdoor spaces, and be committed to making a difference to children’s lives, through outdoor play spaces through the designs that you deliver.

 What you can expect

  • We challenge the ‘norm’ and work together to push boundaries and innovate.
  • Delight customers – it’s at the heart of all that we do.
  • We do what we say we will – our customers are our priority, and we identify and anticipate their needs.
  • Mediocre is not an option! We take responsibility to achieve results and create an environment that enables everyone to perform at their best.
  • We are committed to developing you and enable you to succeed in the role, so you must have the desire to want to grow and flourish within our business.

 About the role

Timotay offers a fully managed service providing design consultation through to high quality craftsmanship, installation and after-care of show-stopping domestic gardens and inspirational outdoor environments that allow children to develop through play.

You will work closely with our Playground Consultants, who will brief you on their projects. From this, you will create inspirational playgrounds and outdoor spaces. Your design will then be handed back to our Playground Consultants to present and deliver, so this role is pivotal to our customer journey and experience.

Key Skills: Design Skills (working knowledge of AUTO-CAD and/or Vectorworks), Illustration Tools (Photoshop), Conceptual Skills (hand sketch). The successful candidate will have the opportunity of career progression in an expanding and technically demanding Company. Projects range from undertaking a number of high-profile projects within the UK to International ones within the Domestic/Commercial Landscape and Play Industries.

Responsibilities: Typical duties will include:

  • Designing landscape plans and playscape concepts in both 2D and 3D
  • Preparation of clear and accurate drawings, specs and cost estimates
  • Issue of designs and drawings for approval


As an employee of the Timotay Group you will receive: A competitive salary; Pension Scheme (introduced after set period); Group Life Insurance.

If you have a design-related qualification, or experience in landscape design, Playground Industry or Education Sector and believe you have skills and passion to succeed in this role, then we want to hear from you – send your CV and covering letter explaining why you should be considered for this exciting position.

Job Types: Full-time. Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5pm

To apply for this exciting, simply attach your CV and covering letter and submit. For more information, please email jobs@timotaygroup.com

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