Zynga
3.0 of 5 327 reviews
www.zynga.com San Francisco, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Self Destructive

Game Designer (Former Employee)
Baltimore, MD

ProsObnoxious Perks
High Salaries
Free Food
Free Beer
Parties
Good people

ConsNon-creative environment
Long hours
Excessive executive interference
Excessive middle management
Excessive production processes
Slow iteration
Wasteful spending
Good-ol Boy Network
Politics

Advice to Senior ManagementOld Zynga is much better than New Zynga

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Glacial customer support

    Game Designer (Former Employee)

    I worked at Zynga as a contractor for more than 3 years


    Pros: Games have a lot of promise. Cons: They don't seem to have a clue about what frustrates players or how to balance competion within their… Advice to Senior Management: Focus on the customer and less on spamming them for… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Principal Software Engineer

    Principal Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Zynga full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Very smart people, and seriously, nothing beats Game development in… Cons: Bad press and negative outside perceptions due to some unfitted… Advice to Senior Management: Focus more on hiring the right people with the right… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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