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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
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

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).

Director, Category Strategy & Execution : Taymor»


Taymor is strengthening its leadership with the recruitment of a talented, business savvy Director of Category Strategy & Execution. The Director will be given the mandate to build the strategic category plans and product roadmaps that ensure Taymor has the portfolio of products to support their industry leadership in Canada, and the growth of their business in the US builder market.

Design Supervisor : Burnaby Village Museum»


The City of Burnaby is hiring a Design Supervisor to lead their busy design department at the Burnaby Village Museum.
The position is responsible for a variety of design-related duties from traditional exhibit design, to developing recreated heritage environments and large-scale event decorations for the 10-acre heritage site. The successful candidate will supervise a staff of in-house fabricators and installers, as well as coordinate projects with a variety of suppliers and contractors.