Our Culture is our Spark

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.

Bonfire is looking for an Animation Lead/Director to guide our animation team and help define the animation vision and quality for our multiplayer team-based competitive game. As the animation lead, you will collaborate with animators and across disciplines to bring characters to life and create impactful gameplay experiences through exciting combat and expressive motion. 
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 Audio Director to help guide our game project in all things audio and sound to create immersive and exciting player experiences. 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 an Audio Director on a small, focused team, you will have the opportunity to help shape our new IP and create amazing, memorable experiences for our players.
Bonfire is seeking a talented and passionate Senior/Principal/Lead Concept Artist to help us visualize captivating and believable characters and creatures for our new original IP. The candidate that will make an impression on us is an artist who demonstrates outstanding draftsmanship with a solid understanding of human and creature anatomy, costume, and prop design. Most importantly, a successful candidate strives for excellence and brings solid ideas and solutions to enhance the designs and story behind the characters.
Are you a Producer (Senior, Lead, Executive, etc.) looking to join a high-caliber game development team, who is passionate about team-centric process design? Bonfire Studios is seeking a highly skilled and dynamic individual to help drive the development of our groundbreaking multiplayer team-based competitive game.
Bonfire Studios is seeking a Principal or Senior level Producer to drive the production of a multiplayer team-based competitive game, while also promoting and improving a great production culture. 
Bonfire is looking for a Senior 3D Character Artist to help us populate the world of our new original IP. Our future artists are team members who bring a game developer mindset and thrive on collaborating with other talented developers. You will apply your imagination, creativity, technical execution, and facility in current industry standard techniques towards bringing unique and visually compelling character designs to life.
Bonfire is seeking a creative Senior Environment Concept Artist who will bring vision and inspiration to our new original IP. Our future artists are team members who are excited about creating immersive environments and have a good understanding of architecture from many eras as well as organic environments. In this role you will strive for excellence and bring solid ideas and solutions that help shape the land, skies, and stars that inhabit our universe. 
Do you know what happens when a million people show up at your door? Are log files streaming through your consciousness when you’re sleeping? You may be just the person we’re looking for to join us on our first multiplayer title.
Are you naturally curious and a tinkerer at heart? Do you enjoy pushing the capabilities of technology? If those sound like you, keep reading - because Bonfire’s engineering team is growing!

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Buffs and Perks

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.


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.