Find your seat at the Bonfire

We believe great games are born from small teams of talented, self-driven individuals who thrive on collaboration and iterating toward excellence. Each person has the potential to shape the direction of our game and company.

Landing a role with us isn't just about joining a team; it's about pulling up a chair around our bonfire. We're a community of passionate craftspeople who believe that every unique story adds warmth and richness to our collective narrative. We want to ignite your unique superpowers to build something remarkable together.

We are seeking

  • People with a passion for excellence
  • Lifelong learners with a growth mindset
  • Self-starters who creatively problem solve and can navigate ambiguous environments
  • Team players who set aside personal ego to have their teammates’ backs
  • People who seek to build authentic relationships and connect with others as individuals
  • Enthusiastic players (of any game genre) who love imaginary worlds

Our Openings

All roles are full-time with a hybrid work policy, but we thrive on in-person collaboration and gatherings at our Irvine, California offices. We prioritize candidates who can work from the studio regularly, and we encourage everyone to commute or travel for offsites, planning days and social gatherings. Travel expenses for remote employees are typically covered by Bonfire.

We are currently supporting employees in North American locations, primarily California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. This list may expand, and exceptions are possible for the right candidate. We also offer relocation assistance.

Browse openings by discipline

    Bonfire is looking for an Environment Art Outsourcing Supervisor with an expertise in creating AAA environment art assets. In this role you will work as a member of the environment art team with a focus on being accountable for props, materials, building kit elements generated by our external partners. You will be expected to help deliver high quality content that is both optimized and stylistically in sync with our game. An ideal candidate is someone who is highly organized, enjoys teaching and developing talent, and who is not afraid to “pop the hood” to get hands on as often as necessary.
    Bonfire is looking for a Senior to Principal Level Environment Artist to help us build the world of our new original IP. We are looking for someone with experience creating AAA quality environment art assets such as architectural kits, materials, vistas, props and set dressing. A successful candidate is someone who has a developer first mindset, with a proven track record of creating stunning and immersive virtual worlds. In addition, this candidate should have extensive experience working with concept and level design; implementing diverse environments that enhance gameplay experiences. As a key member of our art team, you will collaborate closely with artists, designers, and engineers to bring our game worlds to life.
    Bonfire Studios is looking for a Senior Features engineer to partner closely with our development team to both drive and build our features end-to-end, from the UI to the backend, for our first game.
    Bonfire Studios is seeking a passionate and experienced Technical Artist to join our growing team. In this role, you will play a vital role in shaping our future by defining and streamlining art workflows, creating custom tools, and collaborating closely with various disciplines to bring our games to life. This position offers flexibility to tailor your contributions based on your expertise, allowing you to focus on either Character Art or Pipeline Art.
    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.
    Bonfire Studios is looking for a Principal/Senior Gameplay Engineer to partner closely with our development team to both drive and build gameplay features & tools for our first game. We are seeking those who are tinkerers at heart! you will jam on gameplay ideas with designers while breaking down technical boundaries in pursuit of discovering new ways to make the game more fun.
    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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    Holistic, Tailored Healthcare

    We offer a comprehensive range of flexible medical, dental and vision coverage to best fit your needs, including options with plan costs fully funded by Bonfire for you and your family. All of our medical plans cover mental health and some offer additional benefits like discounts on wellbeing services. Plus, our medical concierge service helps you navigate everything from finding a doctor to managing paperwork.

    Flexible Time Off

    Your wellbeing is important to us, and we provide an environment where you have the flexibility to do your best work while managing your personal life. Whether it’s a vacation to recharge, space to address family matters or a pause to prioritize your mental health, our open PTO and bespoke extended leave plans equip you with the time you need to thrive.

    Custom Parental Leave

    The journey of parenthood is one of life's most significant chapters, and we are here to support you through this incredible experience. We are committed to collaborating with you to create a generous custom parental leave plan that meets your needs as you welcome the newest member of your family.

    Social Events & Offsites

    At Bonfire, we ignite genuine connection through social events and company offsites multiple times a year. These gatherings foster a collaborative spirit, build meaningful relationships and create shared moments of joy and play that empower individuals to achieve great things together.

    Personal Development

    Iteration toward excellence drives all of us at Bonfire. We believe in your limitless potential, and we’ll partner with you to fuel your growth both inside and outside the studio, which can include opportunities such as career coaching, attending industry-defining events, seminars and training.

    Shared Success

    At Bonfire, we believe your contribution deserves more than just a paycheck; we give you an opportunity to own a stake in the company and share in the success you help create. Your dedication and passion can fuel not just your career but your future, as you build equity alongside your skills.