The Graphical User Representation is used on many screens as a short cut method to display information about a user. See the image below.
Name registered by Geek User
UserID created by Geek User when the account was created.
There could be up to three badges above the Geekbadge or ÜberGeekBadge.
Clicking on a BGG Admin Badge will take you to the Geek Admin wiki page.
Clicking on a Games Designer's Badge will take you to their Designer's Record in the Geek database. In order to be a Game Designer, there is a multi-step process. (1) The geekmember obviously need an account on BGG. (2) They must also be entered into the system as a Person, with their name linked as the designer for some game in the system. (3) Admin verifies that Game designer wants link, opt in not opt out. (4) Admin lastly links Person and BGG User
Clicking on a Games Publisher's Badge will take you to the Publisher's Record in the Geek database.