Membership

We offer a range of membership tiers to suit your circumstances, including special rates for developers from emerging markets and students.

Ready to invest in the future? Become a Lifetime Member! A one-time purchase gets you benefits that never expire, plus the recognition of your peers and our sincere thanks for your support of the community.

IGDA Affiliate Programs

Our Studio and Academic Affiliate Programs allow companies and educational institutions to offer IGDA membership to their employees or students.

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Member Benefits

Knowledge

  • Stay informed and access a variety of resources by visiting our Resource Library.
  • Join together with other industry members to share knowledge, advance the state of the art, and support one another in a community of peers.
  • Get early access to job postings and free career coaching in the IGDA Career Center, a full-service portal for job seekers and career changers.

Community

  • Discover Chapters in your area, get involved with Special Interest Groups in your field and connect with over 3000 game devs worldwide by joining the IGDA Discord.
  • Find a mentor in the IGDA Global Mentorship Program and get advice about your career, your game, or your start-up.
  • Promote your game or project on the IGDA Game Showcase and have it promoted to 30,000 other game developers in the IGDA Newsletter.

Advocacy

  • Vote in local chapter and global IGDA elections and make your voice heard.
  • Participate in annual surveys to sound off about your workplace, your career, and the industry at large.
  • Join a special interest group to get informed and take action on key issues affecting you and game developers around the world.

Discounts

  • Enjoy significant savings on software, books, events, and other valuable professional resources.

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