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Design Exchange, in partnership with RBC Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2017 Emerging Designer Competition.

This exciting national competition seeks to provide an unparalleled opportunity for emerging Canadian designers to gain recognition and exposure, while celebrating the immense and diverse design talent in Canada.

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Welcome to bcid.com, website for the British Columbia Industrial Design Association (BCID). BCID is a volunteer organization of accredited Industrial Designers and serves as the authoritative voice of industrial design in British Columbia. This website is frequently updated with news, resources, and information relevant to British Columbia based industrial designers and those who work with them.

Local Design News

Gray Magazine Presents: Pitch Tank»


Do you have a great idea for a new design product, prototype, event, or far-out concept? Send your idea and you could win a spot on the GRAY Conversations Stage at Interior Design Show Vancouver on Saturday, September 24.

Wearable Wednesday»

Come and connect with the local hardware, wearable, and IoT ecosystem, and bridge the gap between software and hardware. Whether you’re already deep into hardware looking to connect with others in the field for networking, hiring, or learning, or are a long-time software expert dipping into connected hardware, there will be something for everyone.

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Employment Opportunities

Industrial Designer – LTP Sports Group»


With headquarters in Port Coquitlam, BC, and branch offices in Toronto and Germany, LTP Sports Group Inc., has a 50-year history and tradition of success in the Canadian and international bicycle markets. With about 150 staff, LTP Sports Group Inc. and our proprietary brands Norco Bicycles, Axiom, Adams, Bike Guard and 49 North are responsible for the design, purchasing, selling, and planning for over 150 bicycle models and over 18,000 SKUs of bicycle parts and accessories.

Product Designer – Native Shoes»


The Product Designer will be responsible for driving research, ideation, innovation, and design of Native product from conceptualization through to commercialization, ensuring that designs elevate the brand aesthetic, product performance, and appeal to target consumers. This position works closely with the Product Developers and Technical Developers, proactively following the execution of all product details through the development stage, including form, style, detail, colour and cost/value requirements, to realize design vision and innovation in all new products.

Industrial Design Intern – Netgear»


NETGEAR is currently looking for a talented and motivated designer for a paid industrial design internship who will work on a diverse range of products ranging from small mobile devices to Wi-Fi routers and storage devices from our Richmond, BC, Canada office.
Reporting to the Senior Industrial Designer the internship will cover a wide range of activities that aid in the design and detailing of products through the concept development process.

Industrial Designer / Design Engineer, Mid-level»


We’re looking for an Industrial Designer or Design Engineer to join our Product Development team. You will report to and work closely with the Design Director.
This is an opportunity to make a big impact in a small, innovative team and be part of a fun, ambitious and flexible culture – working with the most well known
restaurant chains in the world.