Drake Design provides a professional design service that prides itself on delivering every project on time, on budget with no compromise on quality. If you need a draftsperson, contact us today.

We are experienced in all phases of building design and provide a full range of building design services including concept, design development, town planning, tender and construction documents.

Drake Design can assist with any scale project small or large in residential design, working drawings or planning approvals to suit your needs.  We will provide the utmost professional direction and guidance throughout your project and you will deal directly with the one building designer who will look after your project from start to finish avoiding any miss communications between different departments.

We are more than happy to sit down in our office and discuss the requirements and expectations of your project.

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During the initial consultation  your ideas will be considered along with planning and building requirements to give you a clear understanding of what is possible while achieving your goals and budget.

We have a team of qualified professionals experienced in all phases of the architectural and building industry and provide a full range of cad drafting service including design development, town planning, building plans, construction documents, while also proving to be a valuable external resource for architectural offices in delivering quality tender & construction documentation.


In an industry where reliability can often be questioned, at Drake Design we believe in the importance of building good, honest working relationships.


The Drake Design team has vast expertise & knowledge in all areas of building design, being able to deliver a quality service that either private clients or architectural offices have come to rely on time & time again. If you need a draftsperson, architect or building practitioner, Drake Design can help you.

Jarrett Drake – Director

Registered Building Practitioner (Building Designer – Director)

Jarrett is the director of Drake Design and 18 years of experience in the industry. His drive and expertise guides the team whilst ensuring the company direction and goals are on target.

Jarrett’s passion for design ensures his team and his projects all succeed through that very same commitment. He has a desire for innovative design with a common sense approach along with an extensive knowledge of what is required within the building industry to meet every projects budget.

Melissa Shakespeare

Diploma of Building Design and Drafting

Melissa’s professional passion lies in the home building industry, and has brought her vast construction knowledge to Drake Design. Having spent 13 years at a major national volume builder, her background was a perfect fit for our team.

Melissa’s communication and personability enables her to work closely with our consultants, builders and clients, ensuring every player in our projects are on the same page. Melissa is committed to delivering clean, accurate documentation in a timely manner, whilst continuing to develop her design capabilities to ensure each clients vision is achieved.

Jake Wilson

Graduate of Architecture – Masters of Architecture

Jake came to us in early 2017 with a keen interest to gain experience in design and documentation. During his time, he has worked on various types of residential projects and has a unique ability to make any project his own. Jake has a practical design philosophy and can execute his ideas into clear, buildable drawings for both presentation and permit requirements.

Ryan Gains

Student Draftsperson – Advanced Diploma of Building Design

Ryan joined our team in 2017 after impressing us with his enthusiasm. He has a friendly personality, with a passion and dedication to learn. He is constantly soaking up as much knowledge as he can off the more experienced staff and his positive approach is enabling him to fast track his learning and become an important member of the team.

Cathy Drake

Diploma in Business Management

Cathy has been an integral member of our team since 2005 and provides a broad knowledge of accountancy and administration processes. She relishes the opportunity to make sure that the office runs smoothly and efficiently to ensure that we deliver a professional service to exceed our clients expectations.

Peter Johnson

Architectural Draftsman

Peter has been a key member of the team since 2018. With many years of experience in a full range of architectural services behind him, Peter knows better than most how a building should go together. Since joining the team, Peter has worked through a number of working drawings and specification packages – always delivering the best possible result with his keen eye for detail.

Jackson Drake

Student Draftsperson

Jackson is currently studying at Chisholm Institute of TAFE. As our latest addition to the team, he has shown great enthusiasm and a willingness to learn from those around him. His outstanding computer skills enable him to produce quality drawings required across all stages of the design and documentation process.