IGDA Affiliates

"The IGDA connects game developers all over the world, from AAA to indie to aspiring creators. I have met people through the IGDA that I never would have otherwise." - Alayna Cole, Producer, Sledgehammer Games

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!

IGDA Affiliation Overview Packet

IGDA Studio Affiliate Program

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:

  • IGDA Member benefits for all employees, including full Resource Library access and discounts on conferences and more
  • Free job postings and featured job placement on the IGDA Career Center
  • Company features in the IGDA Insider newsletter (with 25,000+ subscribers), the IGDA website, and social media
  • Discounts including:
    • Conference passes, including GDC, DICE, and Casual Connect
  • 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
  • Discounted visa advisory letters 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


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