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BC Creative Achievement Awards – Submission Deadline Extended

By admin • May 19th, 2015

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.

Counterpoints Panel Discussion and Webinar May 21

By admin • May 19th, 2015

The Counterpoints panel discussion is an open conversation about innovations, influences and future directions of design studies in the north.
The panel discussion is on Thursday May 21, from 5:00 to 6:15pm in 2–20 Fine Arts Building at the University of Alberta.
Join us either in person or online via the webinar. Audience members are invited to ask the panelists questions.

Employment Opportunity – Recon Instruments

By admin • May 12th, 2015

Recon Instruments is currently looking for a Lead Mechanical Engineer who is an expert in the design and manufacturing of consumer electronics products and would also be able to lead a small team of mechanical engineers. The candidate will have 8+ years of experience designing custom plastic parts for consumer products plus team and engineering project leadership skills. This role will encompass a turn-key process delivering high-quality products from initial concept to volume production.

Employment Opportunity: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

By admin • May 7th, 2015

Commencing July 1st, 2015, the Chip and Shannon Wilson School of Design is seeking a part-time Non-Regular Type 1 (contract) Technical Apparel Design faculty member to teach DETA 5230 Strategic Design Direction (Summer 2015).

Employment Opportunity – Kwantlen Polytechnic University

By admin • May 7th, 2015

Commencing September 1, 2015, the Chip and Shannon Wilson School of Design at Kwantlen Polytechnic University requires an instructor(s) for their four-year bachelor degree in Product Design (DEPD). This position is for a non-regular type 1 contract with the possibility of additional work dependent on candidate qualifications.

Vancouver Designed Töbo Track now on Kickstarter!

By admin • Apr 2nd, 2015

BCID would like to congratulate and encourage everyone to support Professional Member Tomas Nielsen and his Tobo Track Kickstarter.
Tobo Track is an exciting new way for kids (aged 3 and up) to build roads and tracks for toy cars and trains. It is based on multiples of one innovative simple piece that can be joined together in hundreds of ways to create a track that goes anywhere you want it to.

Employment Opportunity – Hurdler Studios

By admin • Mar 12th, 2015

Hurdler Studios is a ProdUX design agency specialising in creating physical and digital products which are a delight to those who use them. We are searching for a world class designer with experience in designing in a diverse range of markets at an international level.

Western Living Designers of the Year 2015

By admin • Mar 3rd, 2015

Deadline to enter Western Living’s 8th annual celebration of Western Canadian design is April 1, 2015.

FP Innovations – Charred Wood Challenge

By admin • Dec 19th, 2014

FPInnovations has launched an online forum where anyone can add to the knowledge of charred wood and post ideas for its use. The most compelling idea submitted by March 31st will be chosen to receive $5000 worth of R&D time in our lab in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Employment Opportunity – WhiteWater West

By admin • Dec 5th, 2014

WhiteWater brings the fun as The ORIGINAL Waterpark & Attractions Company. Since 1980, WhiteWater has grown from a successful waterpark operation into a thriving designer and manufacturer of ORIGINAL attractions. WhiteWater’s team is ORIGINAL, seriously fun and innovative. They think outside-the-pool, create the newest, coolest attractions and supply the world’s most memorable, WOW-that-made-my-day experiences! Headquartered in Richmond, BC, WhiteWater West Industries Ltd. has over 30 years of award-winning expertise, 600+ employees and 20 offices worldwide.