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Move at Zynga speed means work 24/7

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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 for more than a year

Pros

Lots of perks. Lots of changes

Cons

Lots of work. Lots of changes

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Fast

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    Current Employee - Artist  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Artist in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Zynga full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Zynga moves quick and treats its employees well (despite what news reports may say). The benefits and the free meals are a great perk. Working on some of the biggest name social games in the world doesn't hurt either.

    Cons

    We haven't shifted with the market enough yet. Getting games out on mobile is good, new games on web is great, but where are the non ville games?

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    Take risks.

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    Laid back culture but needs some direction

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    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 for less than a year

    Pros

    Free food: awesome food at the SF headquarters. Other satellite offices have food too but not even close to the HQ. They try to keep fresh fruit and juices everywhere.

     flexibility (depending on the team): if you are in a team like I am in (infrastructure) and the manager is cool about it, you will have the flexibility to work out of where you want. It really helps

    good benefits: Blue-cross-PPO or Kaiser, dental offered free for employees. free GYM at the SF HQ, frequent events with food&booze.

    good bonuses every quarter... particularly if you are in the game studios and you game does well.

    Cons

    Lacks direction. redundant work done a lot of times in the team. Upper management lets that happen. and some teams are working on things with no strong leads who can make strong decisions. Can't say is this is a common trend, since i have been here for less than a year. But i heard that there is a lot of shuffling of resources between teams going on all the time.

    No 401K matching.

    6 weeks maternity leave, which is the shortest i have seen in companies.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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