Machine Zone
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Headquarters Palo Alto, CA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 2008
Type Company - Private
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Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Machine Zone, Inc. (formerly known as Addmired, Inc.) is focused on creating the most engaging free-to-play mobile social games in the world. Launched in 2008 with Y Combinator, Machine Zone has seen explosive annual growth with its highly successful free-to-play games, including iMob, Original Gangstaz, Global War, iMob 2, Race or Die 2, among others. To date, the company has well over 40 million downloads of their iPhone games and is the recipient of the 2010 Crunchies Award (Techcrunch) for Best Bootstrapped Startup. Machine Zone operates profitably and has raised two rounds of funding from Anthos Capital, Baseline Ventures and Menlo Ventures.

Machine Zone is a unique, highly talented and ambitious team of free-to-play game experts, rock-star engineers, and business operators, coming together to build highly engaging mobile social experiences for our players. We look for talent globally to assemble the smartest and most driven teams capable of achieving extraordinary results. We take pride in the grandeur of our vision, the dedication of our employees, and the boldness of our innovations. We are passionate about our pursuit for excellence in all disciplines of the company, and we are relentless in becoming the best in the industry. Come join us and experience the making of history first hand!

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Employees are “Satisfied”   16 ratings


61% Approve of the CEO   7 ratings

Machine Zone CEO Gabriel Leydon

Gabriel Leydon


Good company for people who want to grow and learn new tech

  Current Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

Pros: One of the best mobile game companies in the world, and still growing really fast.
If you work hard, you get your chance (promotion, in charge of important project)
pretty flat management system
time-off policies are flexible
benefits are good
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No Offer – Interviewed in Jun 2014 Reviewed 6 weeks ago

Interview Details – I applied to this position because the job description stated that it was full-time with benefits. But on the phone interview, the recruiter told me that the position was contract. The interviewer told me that it was a contract position because that was the industry standard. Google didn't become…Full Interview

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Machine Zone Awards & Accolades

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Crunchies Award for Best Bootstrapped Startup, Tech Crunch TV, 2010
Appy Awards, MediaPost's Appy Awards, 2014

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