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Our Culture is our Spark
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Our success is not only defined by the games and worlds we create, but by the studio that creates them. Bonfire is a culture-first studio founded on the values of excellence, creativity, friendship, trust, and diversity. We live these values and are building our studio from people who share them. Bonfire is a dream - we want to create a studio that builds friendships between gamers and between each other.

We Are Seeking

  • Good humans with good hearts
  • People who strive for excellence in everything they do
  • People brave enough to make bold decisions on behalf of Bonfire Studios
  • Those who thrive without micro-management, and who know that with this freedom comes great responsibility
  • Passionate gamers who know and love fictional worlds
  • People ready to tank any challenge, big or small, whether or not it’s in their job description. At Bonfire, we all do whatever is necessary for the team to succeed
  • People with different experiences and different points of view. We are always looking for new perspectives

Our Openings

Bonfire is currently hiring people to form the core nucleus of our company and help define our first IP. All roles are full-time and located in Irvine, California.

Bonfire is looking for an Art Outsourcing Supervisor to help connect our team to the right external partners while building our art outsourcing infrastructure and practices. In this role you will work collaboratively with members of the art team to build a pipeline of high quality content that is both optimized and stylistically in sync with our game.
Bonfire is looking for an External Development Manager to help us build connections and maintain excellent relationships with our external art vendors. In this role you will oversee our external content development pipelines, work collaboratively with our in house production team and help us achieve our goals with the best outsourced content possible.
Bonfire is looking for a Production Director to lead production across all disciplines on a multiplayer team-based competitive game. In this role you will build and evolve the foundation of our production strategy and values, as well as guide the team towards alignment and goals - developing and iterating the “how” we make games while helping the team do their best work.
Bonfire is looking for a Senior Animator to bring characters to life and create impactful gameplay experiences through exciting combat and expressive motion. Bonfire Studios is a highly collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment where every developer’s voice shapes the company, the game, and the tasks we work on each day. As a senior animator on a small, focused team, you will have the opportunity to help shape our new IP and create amazing experiences for our players.
Bonfire is looking for a Senior Producer to produce a large component of a multiplayer team-based competitive game. In this role, you will work within the team to help organize, plan and communicate development, so that the team can deliver their best work
Bonfire is looking for a Senior Recruiter to help us build amazing teams. Bonfire Studios is a highly collaborative, cross-disciplinary game development studio where every team member’s voice shapes the company, the game, and the tasks we work on each day. As the studio recruiter on a small, focused team, you will have the opportunity to help build Bonfire’s dream team and shape best-in-class hiring experiences for both our candidates and our studio.
Bonfire is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to help build systems, tools, and workflows to empower our team on our first game. Bonfire Studios is a highly collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment where every developer’s voice shapes the company, the game, and the tasks we work on each day. As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will have the opportunity to shape the technology that powers our first title and create an amazing experience for our players.
Bonfire is looking for a Senior VFX Artist to create dazzling effects that help create an immersive and impactful gameplay experience. Bonfire Studios is a highly collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment where every developer’s voice shapes the company, the game, and the tasks we work on each day. As a Senior VFX Artist on a small, focused team, you will have the opportunity to help shape our new IP and create amazing experiences for our players.

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Buffs and Perks
Healthcare

We have comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family.

Everyone is an owner

We offer competitive salaries, but as a start-up we can offer something that others can’t. Our stock options turn our employees into owners.

Open PTO

We have an open Paid Time Off policy at Bonfire. We work hard, but we also have families, so our flexible work schedules help keep life in balance. If you get sick, or you need to recharge your batteries, you can take the time you need. We also have a company-wide Summer and Winter shutdown to make sure everyone takes some time away from their inbox.

Parent Friendly

Parental leave ensures the newest addition to the family gets the attention they deserve.

Level Up

The Bonfire Spark is passion, curiosity, and a drive for excellence. From attending industry conferences to working alongside some of the most talented developers in games, we support our employees in their quest for professional growth. Mentorship is a key part of Bonfire culture, as we are all stronger when we learn from each other.

Fun and Games

Family friendly barbeques, board game marathons, and a continually running D&D campaign are just some of the ways we unwind and relax together.

AFK

The OC has easy access to the year round beach living that makes California famous. Bike paths, mountain trails, and ski slopes are nearby for any time not spent on the sand. Parents will be pleased to know that Orange County offers some of the best public schools in the nation. Kids will be pleased to know that Disneyland is just a short drive away.