industry specific career development

IEP serves interactive entertainment professionals by providing standardized certification programs, continuous education, expert workshops, career recognition, and a wide array of member benefits.

Before IEP there were no standards on what knowledge or skills an industry professional should have.

Now - through its unique offerings - IEP is creating interactive entertainment professionals that are more competent, more efficient, and more satisfied in their chosen career paths.


IEP programs have been developed in conjunction with an advisory board representing veterans from across every spectrum of the business.

Only IEP offers industry specific education and training certifications that directly address the skills and knowledge that leadership in the gaming industry is demanding.

IEP updates programs annually to keep aligned with the rapid pace of change working in the highly competitive video game industry demands,


IEP is proud to recognize the best and brightest who have elevated the industry over the course of their their career with the honorary title of Interactive Entertainment Master (IEM).

IEP gives visibility and recognition to those who have earned the respect of their peers by demonstrating the competency, professionalism, and ideals the business seeks to achieve.
IEM status can be achieved across any profession in the business.  From HR to PR, development to legal, IEP values the contributions of those who have contrbuted to the growth and success of the interactive entertainment.  
Interactive Entertainment Masters also contribute to IEP certification programs and workshops, ensuring that their knowledge and experience is effectively passed on to future participants of the industry.