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VDW’s third edition is the first to have a theme. Setting a theme creates the opportunity to look at design through a different lens each year, deepening our understanding of design and its presence. After all, design is the means through which we shape and create the world we live in.

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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

Vice President New Product Development – Performance Office Furnishings»

Performance Office Furnishings (Performance) is a leading designer, manufacturer and importer of quality office furnishings focused on efficiency, productivity and value. Distributing product to the US and Canada, Performance works with 35 manufacturers overseas to produce and refine its in-house designs.

New Product Designer – Fluxwerx»

Fluxwerx is a world-class, industry leader that creates innovative and award winning architectural LED lighting products and technologies to meet the needs of some of the most exciting construction projects across North America and around the world. We are currently seeking a New Product Designer with an appreciation for details to join our close and highly creative new product design team. You will have key responsibilities to design specific innovative mechanical solutions for LED luminaire development and production

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.