Work with us

We have various roles becoming available as we grow into our new workshop near Staverton, Devon. 

  • Architect / CAD technician
  • Workshop Manger
  • Carpenters

Scroll down to read more and apply, we look forward to hearing from you !.

Architectural Designer / CAD Technician

Out of the Valley is seeking a CAD technician / trainee architect to join its team at our new workshop near Dartington, Devon.

About the company

Out of the Valley is a design-led studio and manufacturing workshop that creates wooden buildings, cabins, saunas and furniture. We work extensively with natural materials, with a focus on modern construction techniques and traditional craftsmanship. In this unique role you will be an integral part of the design process, from concept through to workshop fabrication drawings. As we’re a small team your role will also involve elements of project management and procurement.

We are looking for an ambitious and talented candidate whose design aesthetic and ethos aligns with our own, and we equally value diversity and big picture thinkers. A strong  knowledge of construction processes, particularly focused around timber fabrication methods in small to medium projects is welcomed. We have a design office and timber workshop on site where we fabricate our projects. It is crucial that the candidate is highly motivated and is keen to be involved in a very hands-on approach to design and construction as we expand.


  • Demonstrate strong creative skills
  • Proficiency in Vectorworks (training available), Adobe Creative Suite and SketchUp
  • Drawing and illustration skills, both hand and digital would be useful
  • Confident with the G suite, spreadsheets and also project management software
  • Knowledge of wooden construction techniques
  • Knowledge in UK building regulations and planning policy


  • To work on workshop fabrication drawings
  • Good understanding of construction techniques and detailing in timber buildings
  • Communication skills, both written, verbal and visual
  • Experience in preparing detailed working drawings & technical detailing
  • Able to be responsible for managing varied  projects personally  as well as part of a small team

Start date

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and able to commence work asap.


Dependant on experience.


Please submit a ‘considered’ portfolio and CV for the role showing creativity and technical skills.

We look forward to hearing from you, we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.

Thanks !


In this role you will be an integral part of the carpentry team, working on a range of interesting projects, building cabins, saunas and occasionally furniture. A good understanding of construction and workshop carpentry is vital.

We are looking for competent all rounder carpenters with a broad knowledge base, and with experience on fixed machinery and hand tools and be able to work efficiently and to high standards.



  • At least 4 years carpentry experience within the industry
  • Proficiency with hand and machine tools
  • Understanding of various joinery methods and be quick to learn new ones


  • Deliver high quality work within allocated time-scales
  • Achieve manufacturing targets
  • Ability to work with tools and machinery safely & with precision
  • Experienced with construction carpentry & timber framing if possible
  • Have a good understanding of joinery
  • Eager to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Work well under pressure
  • Enthusiastic and hard working
  • Work well as part of a team

Aims and Goals

  • Delivery quality work to our clients
  • Build efficient processes into the workshop
  • Minimize mistakes by properly planning jobs


Dependant on experience


Permanent position subject to initial six-month probationary period, starting ASAP


Staverton, Nr Totnes, South Devon.


This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate, the position will require time away from home during installs.

Candidates must provide a PDF portfolio of work and C.V to be assessed. Please email is below.