Due to an increasing workload we require experienced and motivated individuals to join teams working on a variety of projects at the planning and construction stage, in our Welwyn Garden City, London, Bristol and Manchester offices

Senior Project Architect (London)

An exciting opportunity for a strong designer and project runner, with a portfolio of UK residential projects to help grow the London Studio.  Excellent communication skills required and able to work well in a team.  Revit and AutoCad proficient.

Architectural Assistants (Part II) or recently qualified Architects (Welwyn Garden City)

Opportunities to work within our design team across a range of sectors producing concept feasibility/capacity sketches to planning application drawing packages.  Working within a team and directly with the associates/directors, you will have a thorough understanding of the design process and excellent communication both verbally and visually using computer and hand-drawing skills.  Experience in the retail, residential or education markets would be an advantage.

Graphic Designer – (Welwyn Garden City / London)

Saunders seek an accomplished designer to develop a full time graphics capability and take responsibility for ensuring branding consistency across the company.  Candidates will work directly with the Senior Management team and Project Architects in the production of reports, design statements, presentations and marketing material.  Candidates should have between 5-10 years’ experience with excellent design and technical knowledge and previous experience within an architectural environment would be a distinct advantage.

Knowledge and Key Skills:

    • Degree in graphic design or similar (or a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience).

    • Excellent design, digital and web-based knowledge.

    • Thorough knowledge of CS InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint.

    • Creative flair, a sharp eye for detail and a passion for design.Self-motivated and able to carry out duties with minimum supervision.

    • Time management and prioritisation skills to understand which tasks are required and the order in which they must be carried out to meet deadlines.

    • Good communication and organisational skills.

Technologists – (Bristol)

Technicians/Technologists required to join our growing team in Bristol. We are looking for intermediate or senior architectural technicians with residential experience and the capability to lead technical design/delivery projects. We are also looking for junior/intermediate technicians with some experience, preferably residential.

Technologists – (Welwyn Garden City)

Opportunities for qualified graduates or year out placement students. Successful applicants will be offered a varied experience in full working drawing packages and specifications to site teams.  CIAT Accreditation support is provided.


Send us your application


Saunders is a well established and busy architectural practice with offices in Welwyn Garden City, London, Manchester and Bristol. All our offices have city centre locations, close to a mainline railway station and our head office in Welwyn Garden City is just 30 minutes by train from London’s Kings Cross.

We have an expanding workload with an impressive blue chip client portfolio and we are regularly recruiting for each of our offices. As a leading architectural practice, Saunders can offer you the opportunity to build an excellent career and play a key role in the design and delivery of exciting major project.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including private medical insurance, support for professional training, childcare vouchers and paid overtime. The working environment is both friendly and flexible with regular social activities taking place to suit everyone.

Recruitment Contact Information

Email your CV with recent samples of your work and salary expectations to:

Alison Hodder, HR Manager,

Saunders Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.