Benefits of RGD Membership
 

Certified RGD

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Annual Cost $335 $150 $40  $225  $50 
Eligibility

Successful completion of RGD Certification

Post-secondary grad, 0-8 years experience, completion of portfolio review

Enrolment in post-secondary program

Open to all

Post-secondary grad, 0-4 years experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    Discount on Certification Fee

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    100% off ($150 savings)

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    100% off ($150 savings)

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    Professional Certification

     

     

     

     

    RGD Certificate and yearly renewal sticker

     

     

     

     

    RGD Letter can be sent to Employer, regarding Membership 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Showcase work/news across RGD communications 

     

     

     

    Discounts to enter Awards

       

     

     

     

    Listing in RGD Directory 

     

     

    Images in RGD Directory

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    Access to DesignThinkers Scholarships 

     

    Access to UX Scholarships 

     

     

     

    Discounts on Portfolio Review events 

    FREE

    FREE

    25%

    25%

    25% 

    Webinars 

    FREE

    FREE

    FREE

    FREE

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    Access to Future By Design events 

    FREE

    FREE

    FREE

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    DesignThinkers Certificate 

    FREE

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Discounts to DesignThinkers

    Discounts to other RGD events

    Participation in RGD Slack Workspace

    Opportunity to be Mentored

     

     

    Opportunity to be a Mentor

     

     

     

    Opportunity to serve on an RGD Committee

         

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Access to Member resources and tools

    Access to advice / assistance from fellow Members

     

     

     

    Access to RGD video archive

    Access to special networking events 

     

     

    The Business of Graphic Design: A Professional's Handbook

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    FREE

    50% off

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    Mailed copies of RGD print publications 

     

     

    Subscription to Applied Arts 

    FREE

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    FREE

    35% off

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Run for election to RGD Board

     

     

     

     

    Be considered for speaking opportunities at DesignThinkers and other events

     

     

     

     

    Sit on panels 

     

     

     

    Write case studies and articles

     

     

     

    Nominate DesignThinker of the Year

     

     

     

    Speak at schools

     

     

     

    Judge awards 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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