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I took advantage of all that the RGD offered when I was a student and grad. I now enjoy sharing my experiences with and being inspired by this thriving community.
Gigi Lau RGD, Art Director, Penguin Random House Canada
I admire that the RGD is continually working to elevate design and designers. Fostering a community of creators. Facilitating the exchange of knowledge and ideas.
Caroline Toth RGD, Art Director/Graphic Designer, Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia
The RGD Slack has helped me find trusted freelancers and vendors that other Members have used. Rather than search Google and hope for the best, I've found people to work with who I trust.
Kyle Schruder RGD, Creative Currency

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100 times a day I see the red RGD rectangle with white type on my certificate hanging in my office; 100 times a day I feel a sense of pride. The RGD designation reminds me that I am part of something bigger; I’m a seasoned professional with a responsibility to be an advocate for this industry.
Terry McGuire RGD, Vice President, Managing Director, Intertek Catalyst
The RGD supports designers in so many ways. The organization provides business resources, sparks inspiration through webinars and conferences, creates a sense of community with other members and advocates for design within the Canadian business community.
Elyse Maxwell RGD, Patch Design
Why am I an RGD? Being an RGD expresses my commitment to the highest professional and ethical standards in the design industry in Canada. It also allows me to keep up with today's standards and best practices.
Adele Bisaillon RGD, Brand Strategist & Art Director