Innovation Designer (Early Career)

Client, Employer, or Organization: The Moment


Job Title: Innovation Designer (Early Career)

Job or Opportunity Description:  Here at The Moment, we need people with specialized talent who also want to stretch and grow their design capability. At The Moment, we create opportunities for designers to shine on end-to-end projects -- showing off their expertise and teaching others. We also create opportunities for designers to stretch their practice in new directions. This serves our clients well; each team is a multi-disciplinary design team with honed practice and fresh eyes on their business challenges.

Our clients engage us from discovery to deployment, requiring expertise in design research, service design, innovation strategy, foresight, and a host of other design capabilities. 

Application Deadline: November 5, 2017


Call to Edmonton Artists

Client, Employer, or Organization: Edmonton Arts Council

Name of Contact: Eva Marie Clarke


Phone Number: 7804242787 extension 235


Job Title: Call to Edmonton Artists :: Rossdale Pocket Park (RFP)

Job or Opportunity Description: The Rossdale Pocket Park public art competition, open to professional artists residing in Edmonton and area, is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy "Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas" (C458C).

The Edmonton Arts Council, on behalf of the City of Edmonton, seeks an artist or artist team to create an outdoor sculptural installation for the Rossdale Pocket Park. The artwork can be existing, in as new condition, or a new creation. The sculpture(s) should be of intimate scale to suit the park's setting.

The Rossdale Park Project expands the existing Rossdale Linear park using land that is part of the fenced property surrounding Fire Station 21. The revitalized park will offer an inviting, usable, and safe space to the public.

The artwork(s) will be sited in the park's northwest corner. Two to four potential sites will be available. Artwork(s) will be placed on brick plinths.

$23,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm MST on Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Early Fall 2018

For more information, or if you have questions, please email Grace Law, Public Art Officer - - or call 780.424.2787 extension 230.

Visit to download the Call

The Edmonton Arts Council will hold an Information Session on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in the Lestock Lounge on the 2nd floor of the Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre. RSVP to by Monday, October 23 - the event will be cancelled if there is low response.

The Edmonton Arts Council is committed to equity in all aspects of its work, and invites proposals from all potentially interested individuals.

Estimated Compensation: $23000

Application Deadline: 11/22/2017

Director of Design

Client, Employer, or Organization: U of A Human Resource Management Association (UAHRMA)

Name of Contact: Kamille Lim



Job Title: Director of Design

Job or Opportunity Description: The U of A Human Resource Management Association (UAHRMA), a club in the Faculty of Business is looking for a Director of Design.

The director of design position will primarily take care of all UAHRMA related marketing designs such as posters, videos and website. 

Volunteer Graphic Designer

Client, Employer, or Organization: University of Alberta - EcoCar

Name of Contact: Olamide Olaleye



Job Title: Volunteer Graphic Designer

Job or Opportunity Description: We are currently looking for individuals who could help take on the following duties:
• Offering design support for website, newsletter, print (Brochures, Adverts et al.) and other media
• Assisting in developing the EcoCar brand by creating regular engaging visual media content across all relevant social media channels and the website.
• Scheduling and production of digital assets; including but not limited to video, posters, timeline banners, and so on. 
• Help design the look, layout and features of our website.

Application Deadline: 10/11/2017

Latitude 53 Design Internship Opportunity

Organization: Latitude 53 

Name of Contact: Simone Kousol-Graham


Phone Number:  780-423-5353

We’re looking for a student passionate about design and fine arts to create print/digital materials for our upcoming Schmoozy fundraiser! Schmoozy is our annual winter event featuring local artists and musicians, artwork for auction, and food and drinks from our generous sponsors. As a non-profit artist run organization, events like these help fund our facilities and administrative costs. 

The project will begin October 10 with November 7 as a printing date for the November 25 event; this internship should be completed by December 1. We ask that they apply by October 3rd. 

This internship is SCIP approved and the designer will receive $1000 after ~60 hours of work. Here is the link they must use to apply:



OnCampus Advertising - Part-Time Work

Client, Employer, or Organization: OnCampus Advertising

Name of Contact: Nathan Souza


We are a national advertising agency that focuses on connecting our clients with the college market. My client, St. George’s University, needs 2 brand ambassadors to write the following message on 200 science classroom whiteboards between 9/27-9/28 & 10/2-10/3.


“Interested in Med or Vet School?

St. George's University Information Session

Thursday, 10/5 7:00-8:30pm

at Fairmont Hotel MacDonald”


This position will require each individual brand ambassador to work for around 10 hours and write on 100 whiteboards. The position pays an hourly rate of $20 for a total of $200 per person. Please see below for summary of details.

Location: Science Building Classrooms

Timeframe: 9/27-9/28 & 10/2-10/3

# Hours: 10 per person (20 total)

# Whiteboards: 100 per person (200 total)

Payment: $20/hour ($200 per person)

Please let me know if you’re interested ASAP so that I can get you the information you will need. First come, first serve!

Call for Industrial Designers

Jeff Johnson, an Industrial Design Instructor broke his collarbone biking in the mountains over the weekend and has rendered him unable to fabricate in his workshop! OH NO! 
He is seeking an Industrial Design student (previous or present) to work in his shop assisting him in the fabrication of biological research equipment. 
This is an IMMEDIATE start and would be 20-35 (35 being ideal) hours a week.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Jeff as soon as possible at:



Practicum Position

Client, Employer, or Organization: The Students' Union at the University of Alberta

Name of Contact: Nigel Brachi


Phone Number: 780 492 4241

Thinking about a Practicum position for the Winter Term? Then you should check out The Studio at the Students’ Union.

The Students’ Union (SU) is a large operation that runs a wide range of services and businesses on behalf of students, and The Studio is the full service design shop that provides support to the SU for everything from advertising and promotion to identity and branding. Take your practicum at The Studio and we’ll offer you eight hours of work a week, with the chance to work on real projects in a friendly and professional environment. We love to have our practicum students come in for a full day each week, but we can work around your schedule. Either way, you’ll get a ton of hands on experience, and we we’ll never ask you to run the coffee machine or the copier.

Read more about the Students’ Union at

Please apply - with a cover letter and a link to your portfolio - by midnight, December 5, to Nigel Brachi, Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications at the SU at

Production Staff (Commercial Medical Devices)

Client, Employer, or Organization: Rehabtronics

Name of Contact: Andrew Nguyen


Job Title: Production Staff (Commercial Medical Devices)

Description: REHABTRONICS is a medical devices company based in Edmonton, Alberta. We are dedicated to helping therapists and patients get access to innovative and efficacy-driven technology for recovery. At Rehabtronics, we design, develop, manufacture and validate our products in partnership with research institutions and initiatives around the world. 

Rehabtronics is currently seeking candidates to join our team. This opportunity will provide graduates of the Design program the ability to engage and acquire experience in a product design environment. Your primary role will be to support the production of existing commercial medical devices that are distributed worldwide. Other, lateral type roles, such as assisting in the design and development of new products not-yet-at-market are opportunities that will undoubtedly present themselves during the candidate’s time of employment.

Essential skills and characteristics of a successful candidate:

  • Possess a basic level of mechanical reasoning
  • Strong manual dexterity
  • Works and communicates well in a team-based environment
  • Diligence within a highly-controlled work environment
  • Empathetic and is driven by an understanding of people
  • Practical knowledge with CAD programs (Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino 3D, Solidworks) is a plus

Notes: Paid Full-Time (Compensation is Negotiable)

Application Deadline: 9/18/2017

Industrial Designer

Client, Employer, or Organization: ONETWOSIX Design Inc.

Name of Contact: Nick Kazakoff


Phone Number: 780 965 1049


Job Title: Industrial Designer

Job or Opportunity Description: Industrial Designer
ONETWOSIX Design Inc. – Edmonton, AB

ONETWOSIX is a team of industrial designers and builders with an unwavering ambition to design products without functional or aesthetic compromise. We work clients who fundamentally believe in the value of great design as much as we do. Our approach is human centered and through our experiences we have learned that hands on prototyping is key to creating a great product. 

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, positive, and passionate individual to join the fabrication side of our team. This individual must be able to use the mindset of an industrial designer to creatively solve problems, think on their toes, and fabricate high quality prototypes and finished products. The candidate must have ample shop experience and be able to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. This role will involve a variety of tasks including input into design concepts, 3D CAD modelling, creating drawings for fabrication, optimizing designs for fabrication, fabricating prototypes in a variety of materials using a variety of methods, building finished products, and operating CNC machines. A successful candidate must be able to learn quickly, and apply critical thinking to improve processes. Prior experience operating CNC machinery and welding is a plus. The candidate must be comfortable alternating between computer based industrial design work and fabrication work, however the primary focus will be on assisting in fabrication. 

Essential Responsibilities:
• Fabricating prototypes and finished products
• Creating drawings for fabrication
• 3D CAD modelling
• Developing design concepts through research and sketching

Desired Education / Skills:
• BDes in Industrial Design
• Excellent woodworking skills using hardwood, veneer, laminate, etc. 
• Proficient in Rhino 3D
• Welding and metalworking experience is a plus
• Experience operating CNC machines is a plus
• Experience in Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
• Experience in Autodesk Fusion 360 is a plus
• Excellent attention to detail and focus on quality
• Must be able to juggle multiple projects at once
• Must have an unwavering passion for industrial design, belief in pushing boundaries, and a build anything attitude.

Required Experience: 
• 2+ years of experience in fabrication with a focus in product development. 
• Experience working in a design related industry is a plus.

Job Type: Full Time, hourly
Benefits: Competitive health benefits
Job Location: Edmonton, AB
Compensation: Based on amount of experience

Estimated Compensation:

Notes: Full time paid position, hourly wage based on experience

Application Deadline: 6/23/2017

Logo/Web Landing Page Design

Organization: eHUB UAlberta

Name of Contact: Brittney Roy


Phone Number: 7809142083


Job Title: Logo/Web Landing Page Design

Job or Opportunity Description: eHUB is an entrepreneurship centre on campus. On average we have 20 students per semester working on a new venture/company. Each one of these students needs a design identity!

We are looking for a student/alumni (within one year of graduation) who are interested in designing a logo, web landing page design and other promotional materials for new student companies.

You will be working directly with entrepreneurial students. Each students needs will vary.

We recommend this for a jr. level designer who is looking to build their client relationship skills and build their portfolio but any level of experience is welcome to apply.
We currently have a designer who is working with students. We are looking for two or more designers who are interested in staying on our roster of talent.
We are making updates to our website and will be putting student designers on our website and link to your website/portfolio/social media pages.

This is a great opportunity to meet new people from different facilities. In the past we have had teams form at eHUB through relationship building and connecting at events.

The way it works:
You will essentially be "on call" for when students need design support. Lately they have been streaming in 2-5 new companies per week. 
Project scopes vary.

Please send us a link to your portfolio and a short description on your level of experience and project scope specialization.

The cost can fluctuate but we have set our costs at:
$100/landing page design (no coding necessary)
Additional work will default to: $20/hour

If you are a photographer, writer, design prototypes we would love to hear from you!

Estimated Compensation: $200

Application Deadline: 5/7/2017

Stage Designer

Client: Office of Alumni Relations, University of Alberta

Name of Contact: Jodi Richter


Phone Number: (780) 492-4523


Job Title: Stage Design: Alumni Awards

Job or Opportunity Description: The Alumni Awards ceremony is the university's largest annual public event. tarted in 1994, the ceremony is now attended by over 900 alumni and members of the community. This year, the ceremony will be held at the Jubilee Auditorium on September 25. 

In years past, u stage design for the Alumni Awards ceremony has been quite traditional: flowers, flags, podiums, the recipients seated on stage with green/gold vertical lightnin. Since the Alumni Awards celebrate our most outstanding alumni, we would like to use a U of A student(s) or alumni to design/build the stage design for our award ceremony. 

- We would prefer to rent set pieces or use pieces from the Jubilee as we don't have a space to store a custom-made piece until the ceremony next year
- Themes: Formal but fun, U of A green and gold, celebratory, stage focus is on recipients being presented with their award by President Turpin, with a select number (4) of recipients making speeches at a podium.

Estimated Compensation: $2000

Note: Compensation dependent on the complexity of the project and materials used by the designer

Application Deadline: 5/11/2017

Graphic Designer

Organization: Alpine Club of Canada

Name of Contact: Craig Hartmetz


Job Title: Graphic Designer

Job or Opportunity Description: The Alpine Club of Canada is looking for a graphic designer to design some promotional materials for them. Currently, they are looking to purchase a stand up banner. If you're interested in doing a short project, please contact Craig for more details.

Estimated Compensation: Volunteer position

Call for Submissions

Organization: eHUB UAlberta

Name of Contact: Brittney Roy


Phone Number: 7809142083


Job Title: 'Community': A Call for Ideas & Artwork

Job or Opportunity Description: Call for Submissions – Student Competition: Cross Faculty
University of Alberta Undergraduate Submission
Location: eHUB 9007 HUB Mall

eHUB is a cross faculty co-working space at the University of Alberta. This space is open to student teams looking to develop an idea or a venture. We provide and seek out resources that provide support to student teams on their entrepreneurial journeys. Community plays a large role in an entrepreneur’s development and is an integral part of the eHUB program.

As a part of the eHUB Creative initiative we are looking for a variety of project proposals for activities that aim to strengthen community with a collaborative component. Students from Science, Business, Engineering, Arts are highly encouraged to apply. We may suggest collaborations within other faculties to strengthen the activity. Student awards available (Amounts TBD).

Here is a sample of activities that take place at eHUB:
• cooperative development of consumer products
• brainstorm ideas for non-profit/for-profit services
• translating research into technical/scientific/medical applications
• multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to research creation
• establishment of ethical social enterprises

The final presentation of the project must be put into consideration. We encourage students to reach out to eHUB’s Curatorial Assistant to assist in providing support for the final display.


Community: a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.
We challenge you to create an activity or apply a current project to the idea of community. 
Consider: how you see your activity strengthening or building community on campus or off?

By working collaboratively student teams learn to assimilate and value different perspectives as well as their own. These collaborations foster creative collisions and design thinking and prepare students after graduation.
Application Requirements:
• 2-5 images of the project (no larger than 3 MB. images labelled: LastName_Title_dimensions.jpeg) and/or 250 word project description
• photography/artwork/performance/installation works are encouraged to have a business or technical application or component (contact to clarify any details)
• all work must be ready to install in the eHUB Creative co-working space no later than April 12. (Paintings must be wired and prints/works on paper must be framed. Various frame sizes available for works on paper)


Deadline to submit: Monday, April 10, 2017 at noon

Individuals will be notified if their project has been selected, by April 11th. Projects that require a unique installation or specific layout we ask that the student be present during the installation. All work must be ready to hang and dropped off by the evening of April 12th. Opening will be Friday, April 14th. 
Students have the opportunity to price their works. No commission is taken.

Please send all submissions to eHUB’s Curatorial Assistant, Lindsay Kirker: 
subject line: Dungeons and Dragons

Estimated Compensation: $50

Application Deadline: 4/10/2017

Graphic Designer

Client: Bob Aloisio

Name of Contact: Bob Aloisio


Phone Number: 780-782-1813

Job Title: Looking for Grapic Designer

Job or Opportunity Description: We are in search of a Graphic Designer who can help turn our artwork in to a high resolution logo. There will possibly be more work after the company logo has been designed including business card design and other marketing material, however we would like to start with the Logo. 

Please contact me if you are interested.

Estimated Compensation: $65.00

Application Deadline: 4/15/2017

Communications Design Intern

Employer: Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture

Name of Contact: Samantha Power



Job Title: Communications Design Intern

Job or Opportunity Description: Latitude 53 is Alberta’s leading contemporary art centre with a mandate of supporting and promoting innovative artists through accessible programming and opportunities for engagement. As a non-profit artist run centre, Latitude 53 depends on donors, volunteers, and our members in order to create a community of invested and informed supporters of the arts in Edmonton.

The Communications Designer will create, produce, and implement a design and marketing campaign with a goal of increasing our membership, providing information to current visitors, and creating content for gallery promotions. The Intern will have access to Latitude 53's resources including MailChimp, our database, our email listings, and social media followers in order to explore Latitude 53's current audience and inform suggestions for new promotional directions. The project will begin May 1 and be concluded by June 30. This project is designed to be a solid learning experience and a contained project with measurable results and goals for a student with passion in designing for marketing and communications purposes.The selected candidate must have proficiency in the Adobe Suite and be comfortable working within tight deadlines. Meetings with Latitude 53 staff will produce feedback for the Design Intern to respond to. This project is designed to serve as professional experience designing for a client for a student with experience and passion for visual communication design.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Marketing
  • Communications
  • Graphic Design
  • Design

Some specialized skills required:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite or equivalent program.

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Create printed material to express current programming and opportunities, solicit donations and volunteer engagement, and increase Latitude 53's membership base.

Membership Marketing Intern

Employer: Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture

Name of Contact: Megan Gnanasihamany



Job Title: Membership Marketing Intern

Job or Opportunity Description: Latitude 53 is Alberta’s leading contemporary art centre for over 40 years with a mandate of supporting and promoting innovative artists through accessible programming and opportunities for engagement. As a non-profit artist run centre, Latitude 53 depends on donors, volunteers, and well as our members who, for an annual fee, receive exclusive information about gallery exhibitions and events in order to create a community of invested and informed supporters of the arts in Edmonton.

The Marketing Intern will create, formulate, and implement a marketing and communications plan with a goal of increasing our membership by 100 members by 31 December 2016. They will target individuals whose memberships have lapsed, current members whose memberships will be expiring this year, and new communities of potential members of the Intern’s choosing. The Intern will make use of the tools Latitude 53 currently uses including MailChimp, our database, our email listings, and social media followers while also exploring other creative channels of communication. The project will begin October 3 and be concluded by December 20. This project is designed to be a solid learning experience and a contained project with measurable results and goals for a student with passions in marketing, communications and sales.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Arts Administration/Management
  • Marketing
  • Communications

Some specialized skills required:

  • Knowledge of adobe design suite preferred
  • Experience in designing and implement advertising and communications campaigns

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Increase Latitude 53's membership community by 100 members through the creation of targeted marketing campaigns.

3D Building Rendering

Client, Employer, or Organization: MBA Real Estate Class

Name of Contact: Mazen Elmolla


Job Title: Building Renderings - NAIOP Competition

Job or Opportunity Description: Making renderings to our designed building and help UofA students win the competition against Calgary. Floor plans are ready as sketchup files.
The renderings should be ready by March 15, quality can be flexible. 
The NAIOP Battle of Alberta is a joint challenge program presented by the Calgary and Edmonton chapters of NAIOP. Students from the University of Alberta and University of Calgary School’s of Business compete annually while showcasing their talents and creativity through unique development proposals.

The competition is part of NAIOP’s commitment to engaging and supporting students interested in the commercial real estate industry. For more information please see:

Application Deadline: 9/7/2017

Mark't Vendor

Client, Employer, or Organization: Interstellar Rodeo Music Festival

Name of Contact: Anne Thomas


Phone Number: 780 604 3010


Job Title: Mark't Vendor

Job or Opportunity Description: Produced by Six Shooter Records, Interstellar Rodeo has emerged as one of Edmonton’s premier music festivals. Interstellar Rodeo is committed to a curated experience, pairing daring and dauntless musical talent with superlatively crafted wines. The festival, running from July 21-23, 2017, is a weekend that is dubbed as awesome musically and superlatively civilized for the festival goer. The sixth Interstellar Rodeo is again at the Heritage Amphitheatre in Hawrelak Park, Edmonton where Six Shooter’s curatorial voice will give a shout-out to other forms of art, craft and design, with an expanded market set just outside the musical merrymaking in the Mix ‘n’ Mingle area. Embracing artists, crafters, designers, makers and purveyors of esoteric experiences, 2017’s Rodeo Mark’t Place offers an excellent venue to bring your unique wares and distinctive designs to 3500 people who attend the festival each day.
Six Shooter is focusing on local or regional artistic visionaries, makers and crafters to showcase their brilliance at Mark’t, Interstellar Rodeo’s commercial gallery of art and design that compliments the musical line-up for a superlative guest experience.

Application Deadline: 5/15/2017

Open Call for Illustrators

Organization: Faction Apps

Name of Contact: Sherry Lawson


Phone Number: 780-232-4978


Job Title: Colouring book artist

Job or Opportunity Description: Colorist is a new coloring App for Windows and we are looking for artists to create ten page coloring books for sale within the App. Compensation would be from the proceeds of each book sold. We are very interested in artist promotion and will include weblinks for any art website you may have with the description of your book in the Windows App Store. There are no constraints on the type of art as long as it is suitable for all ages and can be coloured. We license the art for sale within the App so all ownership remains with the artist.