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Vancouver Design Week(end)

Vancouver Design Week (VDW) is the city’s official interdisciplinary design festival — at once a city-wide platform, invitation and call to action! VDW is a unique opportunity to: celebrate local design talent; connect design makers and users; and to support design’s capacity for improving the quality of our everyday lives.

We are all impacted by design everyday. VDW’s mission is: to increase awareness of and appreciation for design, design process and the pervasive impact design has on important social and cultural issues; and to create an informed, inclusive (and inspiring!) participatory platform for engaging them.

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Welcome to bcid.com, website for the British Columbia Industrial Design Association (BCID). BCID is a non-profit organization of accredited Industrial Designers registered under the Societies Act of Canada 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

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.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Instructor»

Commencing September 2017, Kwantlen Polytechnic University requires a full-time non regular type 2 faculty
member for its four-year bachelor degree in Product Design (DEPD).