An Affiliate Member supports the mandate of the Association, participates in RGD programs and benefits from the services, discounts and special offers available to RGD members.
If you have less than 4 years of relevant, professional experience, you are eligible to become a Junior Affiliate with annual dues of $50.
Annual Fee: $225*
*in Canadian dollars, does not include 13% applicable taxes
- weekly webinars on a range of business and design topics
- 100% off fees to go through RGD Certification
(after 3 months of Affiliate Membership)
- Access to 300+ recorded webinars and panel discussions
- Access to recordings from DesignThinkers 2009 to DesignThinkers 2018 including presentations by Michael Bierut; Aaron Draplin; Jessica Hische; Chip Kidd; Austin Kleon; Ellen Lupton; Emily Oberman; Karim Rashid; Bonnie Siegler; Erik Spiekermann; James Victore & Jessica Walsh
- Receive a copy of The Business of Graphic Design: The RGD Professional Handbook
($10 plus HST for shipping)
- RGD's Accessibility Guidelines
- CreativeEarners National Salary Survey Report (biannual)
- Discounts on health, studio, home & auto insurance
- Free posting of 3 jobs to the RGD site
Jobs are also promoted in RGD's e-newsletter (12,000 subscribers) and across social media