AIGA offers multiple levels of membership for designers of all backgrounds and level of experience. Membership is managed through the AIGA National Offices. Choose the level that’s right for you.



A full-time K-12 student, or any full-time college or university undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a two- or four-year program in design, visual communications, or related field of study.



A new designer who is one to four years past graduation or any new practitioner with less than a total of four years experience in the industry. Members only qualify for this category for a maximum of four years.



A design or related industry professional with five or more total years in practice.



A professional designer, industry-adjacent leader, arts supporter, or firm owner who opts to make a greater investment in AIGA and the future of the profession.



A full-time educator in design or related field of study in a K-12 school, college, or university.