Machine Zone
3.8 of 5 12 reviews
Palo Alto, CA
50 to 149 Employees
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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Machine Zone CEO Gabriel Leydon

Gabriel Leydon


Machine Zone has a lot of ambition but requires complete commitment.

 Former Backend Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

Pros: The game and tech are ambitious and challenging. The people I worked with were knowledgable and competent. The compensation and benefits were excellent. They actually paid the bonuses they promised during the interview. They did at least try to… Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Jun 2014 Reviewed 2 days ago New

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

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