District 3 Innovation Center District 3 Design Resident (Full-Time) Full Time in Montréal, QC

District 3 Innovation Center

Branch Montréal QC CA

District 3 Design Resident (Full-Time)
Montréal, QC

*District 3 Design Resident (Full-Time)* The Design Residency of *Possible Futures in Public Safety* is a three month project around the world of public

District 3 Design Resident (Full-Time)

The Design Residency of Possible Futures in Public Safety is a three month project around the world of public safety and security. With an ever growing list of potential threats to our society, we are looking to dissect the entangled web of anthropology, politics, design, and technology to explore inventive approaches to solving public security challenges.

Based at Concordia University, District 3 is the largest and most diverse university-hosted innovation hub in Montreal. We bring together key players from industry, government, and academia to ensure every innovator, entrepreneur, and researcher has access to the resources they need to move from idea to impact with confidence.

The Design Resident

We are looking for designers who have an eye for the sublime, a curiosity that spans beyond the aesthetics and into the realms of interactions, and a fundamental belief that collaboration is a key component of design. You are comfortable with high levels of collaboration in a dynamically shifting work environment.

By employing a variety of industry-leading methodologies, District 3 trains its residents to become world-class innovation leaders in their industries. As a resident at District 3, you will collaborate and learn from researchers at the cutting edge of their field and will receive training in innovation best-practices to ensure you are fully equipped to work in a team, and see the project through to completion on tight deadlines.

Eligibility & Qualifications

A master’s, PhD, or equivalent in the following:

  • Communication/Graphic design
  • Computation arts
  • Human Computer Interactions/Interaction design
  • Urban Studies
  • Architecture

Proficiency in:

  • Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign and other Adobe applications
  • UX/UI research methods and tools such as Sketch (app), Balsamiq, etc.
  • Bonus: Using camera equipment for photography or video
  • Bonus: Front-end development (HTML, CSS, JS, etc)

Mandate & Responsibilities

As a design resident on the project, your role will be to:

  • Assist with design research
  • Ensure that the technology and humanities aspects are integrated
  • Provide a final outcome with production-quality finish
  • Attend all the mandatory trainings
  • Work the mandated 35 hours with your team at District 3

If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, we encourage you to apply. Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way.

We believe that diversity of thought makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team.

Please apply through the following form: http://bit.ly/D3residencyapplication2017 by Friday,September 8th.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Design: 5 years

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2017-09-02
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