It’s the dream isn’t it? Turning your hobby into your job. But just how easy is it and what opportunities might be out there?
The reality is that not every sim racer can find work in the industry, but the good news is that opportunities are growing, especially as the hobby grows and events develop around it.
To help you get started, we have compiled a list of top tips:
So now you’ve looked at some tips, It’s time to go find an opportunity - but sometimes it may feel like these only go to a small group of people and it’s difficult to break in… that’s where SimStaff can help.
Josh Martin set up SimStaff with the aim of providing staff for events and tournaments in the sim racing world. Now the team is global and supports huge activations at events from F1 races to gaming shows.
The good news for you is that SimStaff need people right now. You can become a freelancer with them and open yourself up to opportunities in the industry - allowing you to demonstrate what you can do, meet more people, gain experience and get paid while doing it.
“The reality is, sim racers know sim rigs better than any generic events company ever can.” says Josh. “Turning your cherished hobby into your dream job is now within reach. Working with some of the latest and greatest sim equipment, and getting paid to do so is something so many of us dream of.
“At SimStaff, we're on a global hunt for passionate individuals, in every city across the world supporting; Private Installs, Public Events and Racing Competitions. Picture yourself in the heart of the sim racing action, gaining real-world experience, and getting paid for doing what you love.”
So I guess the final question is what are you waiting for? Get in touch with SimStaff today by
In the meantime, get racing, get learning and get ready for your journey into working in sim racing.