IGDA Affiliates

Our affiliate programs allow companies and schools to offer all the benefits of IGDA membership to their employees or students, including year-long discounts, professional events, networking, exposure, and exclusive access to learning resources—all while supporting the IGDA’s global mission to improve the lives and careers of game developers everywhere.

Is your employer or school an IGDA Affiliate? Contact your HR department (for Studio Affiliates) or Admissions department (for Academic Affiliates) to learn how to take advantage of your benefits!

For companies

Enrolling in our Studio Affiliate Program is an inexpensive way to invest in your team and support their professional development, as well as boost employee satisfaction and loyalty.

As an IGDA Studio Affiliate, you’ll also get the following benefits:

  • Free job postings and featured job placement on the IGDA Career Center
  • Company features in the IGDA Insider newsletter (with 40,000+ subscribers), the IGDA website, and social media
  • Access to exclusive pilot programs of cutting edge game development technology
  • Affiliate-only access to detailed regional and local data from IGDA industry survey results, including the biennial IGDA Salary Survey and Developer Satisfaction Survey
  • Host job fairs via our local IGDA Chapters located in over 120 cities worldwide
  • Access group health, disability, and life insurance solutions via HUB International
  • IGDA Member benefits for all employees, including full Resource Library access and discounts on conferences and more
  • Discounts on advisory letters (0-1b, H-1b) for future employees

IGDA Studio Affiliate rates:

  • US$200/yr for studios with 15 or fewer employees
  • US$500/yr for studios with 16-30 employees
  • US$1000/yr for studios with 31-50 employees
  • US$35/yr for each employee for studios 51+ employees

Email us at affiliates [at] igda [dot] org to get started!


For educational institutions

Joining our Academic Affiliate Program helps you prepare your students for success by instantly connecting them with a global community of professional game developers. Student IGDA membership brings additional opportunities like the ability to form student IGDA chapters and access to major industry conferences and mentorship through the IGDA Scholars Program.

IGDA Academic Affiliates also receive the following benefits:

  • Post up to 5 academic job openings per year on the IGDA Career Center job board
  • Present a game development topic in an IGDA webinar
  • Distribute promotional information/swag at select events (GDC, E3, etc.)
  • Annual academic institution highlights in the monthly IGDA Perspectives newsletter
  • Occasional academic institution highlights in the weekly IGDA Insider email
  • IGDA Member benefits for all students, including full Resource Library access and discounts on conferences and game development software

IGDA Academic Affiliate rates:

  • US$30/year for each student in the program

Email us at affiliates [at] igda [dot] org to get started!

Learn more

For inquiries about the IGDA Studio Affiliate Program or IGDA Academic Affiliate Program, contact us on our Contact Us page or email us at affiliates [at] igda [dot] org.

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