La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec
The province of Québec is recognized worldwide as capitals of video game development, an industry that has been generating economic and cultural wealth for more than two decades. The emergence of small and medium-sized development studios is testimony to a healthy and growing industry. La Guilde’s mandate is to unify and support local companies of all sizes, independent and international, in order to create an environment of sharing and community by offering mentoring, facilitating the discovery of services and employees, and negotiating group service offers. Our mission is concrete: to promote the success of our members and make Québec the #1 global hub for video game development.
Diversity is at the heart of La Guilde’s mission, come and discover the exceptional people who enrich our industry.
MICHEL BLANCHET: ADVOCATING FOR THE CAUSE OF AUTISTIC PEOPLE
For Michel Blanchet, diversity in the workplace is above all not a matter of quotas and percentages. Rather, it should be measured by integration and adaptation initiatives, especially for people with autism.
ÉRICA DESROCHERS: QUESTION, TO EVOLVE
Erica Desrochers’s career shows an entrepreneurial and visionary spirit. Rather than following recipes and acting out of habit, she has always sought to make a difference. As for her personal journey, it is precisely that of someone who, one day, took the means to finally feel better.
NOÉMIE DE ROTHSCHILD: GIFTEDNESS A DIVERGENCY WE SHOULD BETTER UNDERSTAND
Noémie de Rothschild has found in the video game industry, particularly at Eidos-Montreal, an environment open to gifted people like her. However, she wants more companies to take the time to understand what this neurodivergency really entails. In fact, employers would gain a lot from it, she said.