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Principal Software Engineer

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Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Zynga full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Very smart people, and seriously, nothing beats Game development in terms of engineering challenges.

Cons

Bad press and negative outside perceptions due to some unfitted employees (possibly from too many bad acquisitions and recruitments).

Advice to Management

Focus more on hiring the right people with the right mindset.

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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 (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of perks. Lots of changes

    Cons

    Lots of work. Lots of changes

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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 (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    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?

    Advice to Management

    Take risks.

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