Zynga

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7 people found this helpful  

Too many undelivered promises

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Zynga full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Free food
Smart people

I was working on one of the "ville" games and I thought it was going to be a lot more interesting given how many millions of users we had.

Cons

Zero passion about the games
Grueling hours - my manager made me cancel a family vacation once
Very narrow scope and responsibilities
Hug team size plummeting stock price - I was told by the recruiter that we should expect $100 stock price a year after IPO. There should be a law against this.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Remove Mark as CEO and put someone in his place that actually cares about the products they make.
Smaller teams and more achievable deadlines.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    fun company with greedy management/ceo

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Zynga full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    fun fun fun fun fun

    Cons

    bad management, greedy, non-honest, non-trustable

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be an non-greedy man

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Zynga full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Working with very bright people. Learning a wide array of languages and skills.

    Cons

    Not always doing game developing (marketing, code refactoring)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take more risks.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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