Giving Back – New Programs and Membership Discount5 May 2020
In celebration of #GivingTuesdayNow, use the code DEVTOGETHER to save 20%* on all IGDA new memberships and renewals, including Lifetime Membership. Help support your fellow developers by becoming a member: https://members.igda.org/general/register_member_type.asp
In response to these turbulent times, the IGDA has launched several new programs to support game developers through this time and beyond. We want to ensure that we are not only providing you with the benefits and resources you need, but also the advocacy and support.
- Game Development Crisis Conference and Webinar Series
- COVID-19 Resources
- IGDA Global Mentorship Program to pair IGDA members with mentors who will provide business & career advice
- IGDA Game Showcase to promote and celebrate games created by IGDA members
- IGDA Regional Coordinators to provide a stronger regional support network for developers
- IGDA Industry Standards to improve the state of our industry for everyone within it
- Including: Crunch, Event Diversity, Ethics, and Crediting Standards
We hope that these programs and all of the others that the IGDA provides, from our Chapters and Special Interest Groups to our career resources. Last Fall we also launched our own Discord community where you can connect with staff of the IGDA and seek advice and input from your peers.
IGDA members enjoy many benefits, from thousands of dollars in exclusive discounts on software and events to a wealth of knowledge and resources to boost their careers and improve their professional lives:
- Knowledge: Access the IGDA Expert Resource Library, Special Interest Groups, and countless other resources to advance your career.
- Community: Connect with the largest network of game industry professionals, from peers to mentors, including in our new Global Mentorship Program.
- Advocacy: Ensure your voice is heard by governments, games studios, and companies around the world.
- Discounts: Access thousands of dollars in savings on conferences, software, and more.
- Support: Give back to the game development community by supporting the resources and communities that empower us all.
Right now we need your support more than ever to continue our empowerment of game developers around the world. Please consider joining us as an IGDA member or even bringing your company on board as an IGDA Studio Affiliate or Partner.
We here at the IGDA are always looking for ways that we can better support game developers, so please contact us if you have questions or recommendations.
*Please note that this code was only available for the week of May 5, 2020, and is no longer available.
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