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Almost too good to be true.

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Current Employee - QA Engineer II  in  San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - QA Engineer II in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Zynga as a contractor for more than a year

Pros

For a contractor, free food isn't that bad. Not to mention, though I have heard horror stories of other studios, the particular studio that I worked in was pleasant and the people I worked with were friendly and helpful. Also, it was very refreshing to have a voice within the development process and be listened to.

Cons

One studio out of multiple studios which were pleasant... the same could not be said for the others, which were most likely due to the fact that many of them had the strong possibility of folding. In addition, sometimes the negative mentality of other contractors was very demoralizing at times.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Work hard, play hard

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

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

    Pros

    Amazing benefits, people, and environment. Challenging work.

    Cons

    No cons - unless you don't like working hard.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Great learning experience, but not everything i learned was worth learning.

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    Former Employee - Director  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Zynga full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Free food & coffee! Bring your dogs to work!
    - Get to work on games that millions of people play.
    - Young, energetic culture.

    Cons

    - Lack of true long-term strategy. Arguably hit its peak already.
    - Poor management at all levels.
    - Very short-term decision making and constant "pivots".
    - Lack of creativity & imagination. Primarily numbers driven decision-making.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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