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Why join GDAP?
GDAP offers a variety of benefits to our member studios and partners, from access to console dev kits to sponsored conferences.
REPRESENT THE PHILIPPINES
Be a part of the official Philippine delegation that will promote the country and your company in various business events
GROW YOUR BUSINESS
Get access to local and international clients that are looking for outsourcing or partnership.
GDAP is partnered with an HMO that can provide health care benefits to your company.
Members and partners will get free access to GDAP's exclusive events.
CONSOLE DEV KITS
GDAP has access to console development kits that your studio may use to port and publish your games.
GDAP provides training and mentorship to individuals, studios & partners that may need help in getting started with game development.
With the government's help, GDAP can provide sponsored access to various international events and game conferences.
Exclusive Software Discounts
Through GDAP's partnership with several organizations, your company may avail exclusive discounts to software and products.
As a valued member/partner of GDAP, your studio will be promoted across our various events and social media platforms.
GDAP's member companies are well-versed in the art of game development. Talk to us and let us know your needs. Let's make wonderful worlds together.
Quality Assurance Technicians, or Testers, perform a vital role in this stage of development. They test, tune, debug and suggest […]
Lead Game Programmer
The Lead Programmer leads the programming team responsible for creating all the computer code which runs and controls a game. […]
Game Programming is the very heart of the game development process. Game programmers design and write the computer code that […]
The Creative Director is the key person during the game development process, overseeing any high-level decisions that affect how the […]
The Lead Artist (also known as Art Director or Creative Manager) is responsible for the overall look of the game. […]
Game Art Design
Artists create the visual elements of a game, such as characters, scenery, objects, vehicles, surface textures, clothing, props, and even […]
Animation in the games industry is the process where the movement and behaviour are portrayed. Most often this is applied […]
Technical Art Design
The Technical Art Design is the bridge between the Art and Programming in a game development process. Technical artists ensure […]
Level Editing involves defining and creating interactive architecture for a segment of a game, including the landscape, buildings and objects. […]
Game writing involves developing the storyline and dialogue of a game. In some game development companies, the game writer is […]
Game Design covers devising what a game consists of and how its played. It also where the elements of a […]
The External Producer is responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of a game, while working externally from the development team. […]
The Assistant (or Junior) Producer works with a game’s production staff to ensure the timely delivery of the highest quality […]
The Product Manager or Brand Managers’s role is to help create and implement marketing campaigns to maximize the sales of […]
The Project Manager, is the task of ensuring the successful delivery of a game, on time and within budget. Project […]
Technical support is the link between the game company and the public. Technical support specialists help customers who may have […]
Language Localization – Translation
Language Localization or for some companies, Translation provides input regarding localizing game content. This is where in-game text, voice scripts, […]
Audio Engineering involve the creation of the soundtrack for a game. This might include music, sound effects to support the […]
- Submission of complete requirements for membership application. Please fill-out this form.
- We will schedule an interview to get to know the company better.
- 3. After the interview, GDAP will send a billing to your representative.
- Once paid, you will get an OR and digital membership certificate, to officially state that you're a GDAP member.
- We will request your company information so we can include you on GDAP's website.
- Be ready to be introduced and indicted in the next General Membership Meeting.
*Note: All membership applications will start as Probationary except Affiliate. Completing specific requirements will render membership as Full.
Core Members are SEC registered companies whose primary line of business is digital game development or any of its related technologies and services. These include game development studios for any platform, digital game art and animation providers, game engine and middleware providers, and game consultants. Applicants who are applying to be a core member must be currently working on or have worked on a digital game.
- Probationary (annual) - Php 3,000.00
- 1 to 10 FTE* (annual) - Php 6,000.00
- 11 to 50 FTE* (annual) - Php 12,000.00
- 51 to 100 FTE* (annual) - Php 18,000.00
- 101+ FTE* (annual) - Php 25,000.00
- Processing Fee** (one time) - Php 5,000.00
*Full Time Employee (Part time is count as half)
**Upon full membership over 10 FTE
Academic Members are educational institutions that play supporting roles in game development. These include colleges and universities with game-related courses.
- Probationary (annual) - PHP 6,000.00
- Full Time (annual) - Php 6,000.00
Affiliate Members are companies and organizations that are registered abroad with no local registration but employ local talents, or companies and organizations that play supporting roles in game development. These include special interest organizations, game talent agencies, music and sound studios, digital animation houses, game publishers, and game distributors.
- Full Time (annual) - Php 30,000.00
Board of Directors
Head of Membership Committee
Co-Founder and Studio Manager
Corporate Secretary and Board Member
Head of Outbound Missions Committee - Industry Development
Business Development Manager
John Jester Tesoro
Head of Events Committee
Philippines Country Manager
Lord Christian Gosingtian
Head of Certifications Committee
Director and Co-Founder
Rafael Iñigo Ortiz
Head of Research Committee
Head of Game Development
Head of Academic Community
Dean, College of Computer Studies
Head of Events and Training Committee
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
CHED Technical Committee on Emerging Technologies (TCET)
Chairperson, Game Design and Development Program