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By admin • Jul 19th, 2017

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.



Industrial Designer – LTP Sports Group

By admin • Jul 19th, 2017


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

By admin • Jun 15th, 2017


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

By admin • Jun 7th, 2017


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.



Vancouver Design Week(end)

By admin • May 12th, 2017

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.



Industrial Designer / Design Engineer, Mid-level

By admin • Apr 27th, 2017


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

By admin • Mar 9th, 2017

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).



Rationing Earth book launch and Discussion with Herb Bentz

By admin • Feb 10th, 2017

Herb Bentz of Form3 Design will be at Inform Interiors on Thursday March 9th from 5 to 7 pm to celebrate the launching of his book Rationing Earth and to give a talk.



Museum of Vancouver Presents: Why I Design

By admin • Oct 28th, 2016

Explore and celebrate innovation in action. Dozens of designers, stationed throughout the museum, discuss their work with you during this special evening.

Attendees will discover the stories behind the development of everyday technologies and cool things they’ve never seen before. Felix Böck from ChopValue will present his innovative products made from recycled chopsticks, and Hapa Landscape Architecture Collaborative will discuss some of the city’s most exciting new building projects. People can get a firsthand look at VeloMetro’s fully-enclosed, electric assist cycles, and ask The Alinker about their three-wheeled walking bike designed to help people stay active.

Ask the designers—ranging from those launching their careers to innovators in international corporations— what motivates them, how they do what they do, and why Vancouver inspires them to keep doing it.



Director, Category Strategy & Execution : Taymor

By admin • Aug 29th, 2016


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.