Game developers have a voice.

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is the world’s largest nonprofit membership organization serving all individuals who create games.

We advance the careers and enhance the lives of game developers by connecting members with their peers, promoting professional development, and advocating for the interests of game developers worldwide.

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We are a global network of collaborative communities and individuals from all fields of game development, including programmers and producers, designers and artists, writers, businesspeople, QA team members, localization experts, and everyone else who participates in the game development process.

We bring together developers in over 150 local chapters and global special interest groups (SIGs) to improve their lives and their craft.

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IGDA members enjoy exclusive discounts on software and events, access to a global network of peers, and a wealth of knowledge and resources to boost their careers and improve their professional lives.

Individual Memberships

From student to seasoned pro, emerging market developer or supporting Lifetime Member—wherever you are in your career journey, there’s a membership option for you.

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Interested in securing IGDA membership for your employees or students? Explore discounted group memberships through our Studio and Academic Affiliate programs!

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