What is an RGD?
RGD Designers Supporting Designers
Certified RGDs have a demonstrated understanding of business best practices, accessible design principles, research methods and ethics, and the application of strategic design principles to marketing and communications challenges. 


Download this one-pager on what it means to be a Certified RGD, which you can present to a potential employer to explain why they would benefit from hiring an RGD.


RGD Members have access to a variety of other promotional tools including:

  • Identifier Logos & Guidelines for use that apply to each category of Membership
  • Media Relations Tools (press release template, media relations tip sheet, Canada Newswire discount)
  • Instructions on how to upload images and content to RGD's Designer Directory
  • Guidelines for contributing content to the RGD website and e-newlsetter
  • Informational one-pagers on best practices for RFPs, how to choose a graphic designer, RGD's spec policy, RGD internship guidelines and more
  • RGD embossing seal


All Members can visit the Members-Only section for more information on accessing these tools: https://www.rgd.ca/members-only/member-tools.php