As industries across the province shed jobs in response to COVID-19, the video game industry in Nova Scotia is recruiting.
The industry is looking to hire dozens of new employees as people staying at home due to the pandemic drive up video game sales.
“I wouldn’t think of a couple dozen jobs in a place like Nova Scotia, during what could classify as the worst economic situation that we’ve had in 75 years, as being small,” said Jayson Hilchie, president and CEO of the Entertainment Software Association of Canada. “I think that’s phenomenal.”
The association represents major video game manufacturers as well as small developers across the country.
There are more than 20 video game studios in Nova Scotia employing around 300 people, according to the…