The key to our success is our people and keeping our people happy.  Brace Yourself Games offers its employees a wide variety of employment benefits and other perks. The company provides:


  • Comprehensive benefits package and lifestyle spending account for employees and their immediate families.
  • Monthly counseling sessions through a local counselling clinic, or reimbursement for those who desire to obtain their own counsellor.

Profit Sharing

  • Company-wide profit-sharing plan.
  • All employees are part of the Employee Equity Trust and own a portion of the company.

Paid Time Off

  • Paid winter two-week break, inclusive of December 25 and January 1st, and a paid two-week summer break inclusive of Canada Day, during which the studio will be closed for both weeks
  • Unlimited sick days

Work From Home or the Office

  • Employees are not required to come into the office and have the option to work from home any day.
  • A maximum budget up to $1500 to spend on office furniture for your BYG or home office, subject to approval
  • For tax purposes, we still require employees to live in B.C.

4-Day Work Week

  • Brace Yourself Games employees for Monday – Thursday, for a total of 32 hours a week.

Events and Travel

  • Paid and salaried travel for employees working a BYG booth, giving talks representing BYG, or attending a (management approved) industry convention.
  • Get paid to go to PAX West as a visitor and our pre-PAX party! You do not have to use vacation days to go. The company will provide one night of hotel and will provide a pass.
  • Paid taxis for employees and their spouses, as well as babysitting, if applicable, for staff parties and other Company events.

Parental Benefits

  • In addition to maternity and parental leave benefits provided by the BC Employment Standards Act, Brace Yourself Games is proud to offer additional benefits for new parents who are permanent employees.

Relocation Assistance

  • Reimbursement for moving costs if the employee has to “uproot” to work at BYG.
  • Paid legal assistance for all visa, permanent residence, and citizenship matters for employees and their immediate families if applicable.

Office Perks

  • Paid weekly “Lunch Team” lunches, as well as other team dinners.
  • Occasional complimentary merchandise and other small gifts.
  • Regularly stocked snacks and drinks in the lunch area.
  • Workspace accommodations for in-office and work-from-home setups.
  • Reimbursement for video game purchases that are relevant to an employee’s current project(s).