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8th Annual Associations Summer BBQ

By admin • Jul 23rd, 2014

Creatives – let’s get together and celebrate summer!
Lots of fun to be had in the park – free food, sunshine, dogs, family, bocce, and more!

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 from 6pm – 9:pm

Trout Lake Park Picnic Area Pavilion
Located in the SE corner of John Hendry Park



Employment Opportunity – Native Shoes

By admin • Jul 23rd, 2014

The Footwear Designer & Developer is responsible for executing the development of all seasonal products, while working closely with the Product Line Manager and Creative Director to ensure that Native product design is innovative and brand appropriate. Core functions include footwear design and development, sourcing, tech pack creation, adhering to key calendar dates, and driving communication from design to commercialization.



Call for Sumbissions – Carter Wosk BC Creative Achievement Awards

By admin • Jun 12th, 2014

The Carter Wosk BC Creative Achievement Awards for Applied Art and Design celebrate British Columbians who through their creativity contribute to the cultural and economic fabric of the Province.
The awards recognize individuals whose work has a practical function. Artists and designers who work in jewelry, glass, wood, fibre, clay and metal or in such areas, but not limited to, textiles, furniture, weaving, ceramics, fashion and industrial design are eligible.



Employment Opportunity – Mountain Equipment Co-op

By admin • Jun 12th, 2014

Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is looking to hire a Product Development Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the daily and seasonal workload schedules for the development team for MEC branded apparel and hardgoods. This position manages the technical developers, the pattern team and the sample sewers.



IESBC Emerging Professionals Student Lighting Design Contest

By admin • May 14th, 2014

Students from accredited design programs and professionals with less than 5 years experience are invited to participate in teh IESBC Emerging Professionals Student Lighting Design Contest.



Employment Opportunity – RC Pet Products

By admin • May 12th, 2014

RC Pet Products is looking for a superstar with a passion for animals. We need an organized, creative, Product Developer with lots of self-motivation and great ideas who will take our products to the next level.



The Show at Emily Carr University

By admin • Apr 30th, 2014

The Show at Emily Carr University
New Adventures in Design, Media + Visual Arts
May 4 – 18, 2014

Industry Preview Night
Friday 2 May 2014
7:00 – 10:00 pm
North + South buildings, Emily Carr
1399 Johnston Street
Vancouver BC



Employment Opportunity – Kwantlen University

By admin • Apr 4th, 2014

Commencing September 1, 2014 the new Product Design degree program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University requires instructor(s) for their four-year bachelor degree in Product Design (DEPD). This position(s) is for a non-regular type 1 contract with the possibility of additional work dependent on candidate qualifications.



Material Matters Meetup

By admin • Mar 26th, 2014

On March 28, join members of the Vancouver Industrial Design Alliance Meetup Group at Emily Carr University for the 6th installment of “Material Matters”. Over the past few months we have seen a wide application of 3D printing, including high detailed figurines, mechanical parts, and large-scale objects. On March 28th we are going to find out how 3D printing has played a role in local design and engineering projects. Prosthesis, “The Anti-Robot” which is a larger than life mechanical robot leg, developed by a volunteer team of fabricators, engineering experts and the UBC Mechanical Engineering Team. Then, Rod Quin will turn the light (literally) onto physical surface imaging technologies, presenting Ombrae.



Western Living Designers of the Year 2014

By admin • Feb 18th, 2014

Western Living’s annual Designers of the Year competition celebrates the best new designs in Western Canada, as judged by Canada’ foremost designers and architects.

Categories include: Architecture • Interiors • Furniture • Fashion • Industrial • Landscape • Eco • The Arthur Erickson Memorial for an emerging architect • The Robert Ledingham Memorial Award for an emerging designer