Design for Startups: for Designers

Shumka Centre will be hiring eleven students to work with eleven companies starting September 2021.

Please note applications for student designers are currently closed.



  • Be enrolled at Emily Carr University of Art + Design (graduate or 3rd/4th year undergraduate student) with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be an amazing designer with flexible technical and creative skills across web, UX, communication or industrial design
  • Possess excellent teamwork skills and a flexible, creative attitude
  • Have strong organizational, research, communication, and presentation skills
  • Have the ability to work independently and adapt responsively to changing conditions
  • Have use of your own laptop
  • Must be available to meet with company teams and internal research group as needed.

The full call will be posted on Artswork Summer 2021

Design for Startups is generously funded by Canada’s Digital Supercluster. Student salaries are funded by Innovate BC.