Uken Inc.

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2023):

Here are some of the reasons why Uken Inc. was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2023):

  • Uken maintains a "work from anywhere" work model, with hybrid and 100 per cent remote work options -- team members receive a flexible spending allowance of $750 each year and can create their own work schedule within core business hours
  • Additionally, Uken offers 10 company-paid Wellness Days to help ensure employees disconnect from work and recently increased starting vacation allowance to four weeks
  • Uken provides birth mothers with maternity leave top up payments (to 100 per cent of salary for up to 17 weeks) and offers parental top-up for fathers and adoptive parents (100 per cent of salary for six weeks)
Uken employees participate in a team paint night  

Highlights

Industry Game developer
Established in Canada 2010
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 89
Part-time employees in Canada 3
Average age of employees in Canada 30 years
Longest serving employee 11 years
Hybrid work work from anywhere model which offers 100% remote or hybrid work options, employees receive a $750 flexible spend allowance
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), telecommuting
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $1,000 each year
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 100% of salary for 17 weeks
Parental top-up (fathers) up to 100% of salary for 6 weeks
Adoption top-up up to 100% of salary for 6 weeks
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, paid internships
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 4 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Uken Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2022):

  • Uken Studios encourages employees to keep their skills up to date through in-house training programs as well as tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions
  • Along with a year-end bonus program and matching RSP contributions (to $1,000 annually), Uken Studios lets employees share in the company's successes through year-end bonus and share purchase programs
Employee workstations at Uken Studios  

Highlights

Industry Game developer
Established in Canada 2009
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 97
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Full-time employee growth in the past year 7.8 %
Average age of employees in Canada 30 years
Longest serving employee 10 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,750 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer recognition awards, tailored and unique rewards (e.g. travel), long-service awards

The Career Directory

Uken Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
An artist at work at Uken

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Game developer
Full-time employees in Canada 51 to 100
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, in-house training, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Software Developer, Product Manager, Performance Marketer, Artist
Starting salary $80K to $90K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 4 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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