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Employment Opportunity – Primex Manufacturing Ltd.

By admin • Jul 16th, 2013

Are you crazy about new technology and how the communications space is changing to meet the expanding bandwidth requirements in the communication age? Have you spent five plus years designing technical parts and have a solid understanding of mechanical, electrical, production and assembly issues that affect product development and want to move into a role that solves problems up front? If working with a dynamic team and some of North America’s top triple play service providers is a direction you want to take your career, please email a covering letter stating your experience and your resume.

Call for Submissions – BC Creative Achievement Awards

By admin • Jun 25th, 2013

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 [...]

BCID Student Award Of Excellence 2013 – Rowan Liivamagi

By admin • May 16th, 2013

The British Columbia Industrial Design Association is pleased to honour Rowan Liivamagi with the 2013 Student Award of Excellence.

The BCID Student Award of Excellence is presented each year to a student in the industrial design program at Emily Carr University whose thesis project demonstrates an outstanding understanding of the product development process.

Employment Opportunity – FIFO Innovations

By admin • May 16th, 2013

FIFO Innovations, the leader in design and manufacturing of FIFO Bottle and sauce dispensing equipment for the largest and busiest global quick service restaurants.
FIFO Innovations is a fast paced, fun and creative work place seeking an Application Design Engineer who is passionate about designing and developing brand new products for the hospitality industry.

Employment Opportunity – Kwantlen Polytechnic University

By admin • Apr 26th, 2013

Commencing January 2014 Kwantlen Polytechnic University requires Non-Regular Type 1 (contract) instructors for the Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Technical Apparel Design program. Located on the Richmond campus, these instructors will be instrumental in launching this new and exciting program.

Syd Mead Presents n2it – via Vancouver ACN Siggraph

By admin • Apr 17th, 2013

Join members of the design community and Vancouver ACM Siggraph at Telus ScienceWorld on Friday April 26th as famed designer and concept artist Syd Mead presents n2it – “The premise of the presentation, using examples of my own work throughout my fifty-plus year career, is that ‘STORY’ is the initial inspiration starter for ideas”

BCID Annual General Meeting – Postponed

By admin • Apr 3rd, 2013

The British Columbia Association of Industrial Designers will hold their 2012 Review / Annual General Meeting on Friday May 3, 2013 at Emily Carr University of Art & Design

Emerging Designer Competition Announced

By admin • Mar 27th, 2013

The Design Exchange, in partnership with RBC, is pleased to announce the EMERGING DESIGNER COMPETITION, an exciting national competition that 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.

TD Speaker Series | Anne Chick: Design for Sustainable Change

By admin • Mar 2nd, 2013

Spurred by concerns of sustainability, the practice of design has undergone radical changes. New theories, domains, and ways of working seem to appear every day. Professor Anne Chick will offer an international view of these emerging territories of design and discuss how they relate to sustainability, and how they address larger societal challenges.

Employment Opportunity – Kwantlen Polytechnic University

By admin • Feb 12th, 2013

Commencing September, 2013 the new Product Design degree program in the Faculty of Design at Kwantlen Polytechnic University requires faculty for their four-year bachelor degree in Product Design (DEPD). These positions are for a Non-regular Type 1 (contract) with the possibility of additional work.