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RockYou Interview Questions

Updated Jan 31, 2018
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  1.  

    Sales Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at RockYou (New York, NY) in January 2018.

    Interview

    It was so disorganized and had been sent mixed messages. They had a change in management and went from a pending offer to not being the right fit. The C level was very unprofessional.

    Interview Questions

    • They want to know if you have multi-cultural experience and programmatic.   1 Answer

  2.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at RockYou in June 2015.

    Interview

    The interview has three rounds. First was an algorithm code question. It's not hard. Second round was going through the resume and asked a lot of frond-end knowledges, MySql. Third round is about TCP, HTTPS protocol, previous project.

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Director of Product Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at RockYou (San Francisco, CA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Lengthy and thorough in the beginning. After 4 rounds of interview, it looks like they got confused of their own needs. The process went for ~3 months. Met a bunch of VPs and a whole lot of Directors (Yes, there are a lot of directors at this company). At the end of wasting so much time, they didnt think it was important to tell the candidate one way or the other.

    Interview Questions

    • Som technical and mostly generic products related.   1 Answer

  4.  

    Game Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at RockYou (San Francisco, CA) in October 2014.

    Interview

    The hiring process was alright. The person who interviewed me was stuttering a bit so I think she was more nervous than I was. After the phone interview, she asked me to do a design test.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you monetize a gaming app to generate more revenue?   Answer Question

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    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I interviewed at RockYou in May 2014.

    Interview

    Started with a half hour phone screen. The office interview was pretty relaxed, it lasted about 3 hours and I met with five or six different people. It was mostly a "fit" interview with a couple technical questions mixed in. Everyone is very relaxed there, it probably helps to have a similar attitude.

    Interview Questions

    • What is one change you'd make to a game of your choice? Be detailed.   Answer Question

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    QA Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at RockYou (San Francisco, CA) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Consisted of phone screens by HR & QA Manager. In-person interviews with all the teams you would be interfacing with. Was brought in for 2 days for a total of 6+ hours each.

    Interview Questions


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    Digital Artist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at RockYou (Redwood City, CA).

    Interview

    had a phone interview, which lead to a group interview a couple days later. it consisted of everyone on the team i would be working with, so it was a little intense. they asked plenty of questions about flash, but i never got the sense that they disapproved. they were just really interested in getting to know me. afterwards at the end of the interview, there was a company activity that i was invited to participate in, which i agreed to. got the offer the next day.

    Interview Questions

    • i dont remember specifically, but there was a bitmap vs vector in flash question that threw me off, but they didnt get upset when i got it wrong, they explained why i got it wrong and were very upbeat during the process.   Answer Question
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at RockYou in December 2013.

    Interview

    RockYou came to our office and met with our product team. They asked questions mostly to the product owners, and then a very short interview with the others involving what their part in the product was. Shortly after, the people that RockYou liked had a 1 on 1 meeting with their HR about their offer.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your role in maintaining your product?   1 Answer

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at RockYou (San Francisco, CA) in April 2012.

    Interview

    It was a 2 step process - First phone interview with hiring manager about job positions and some basic technical questions.
    Step 2 - onsite technical interview in which multiple engineers asked technical questions. Explained my current job role and how it matches with their job requirement.

    Interview Questions

    • Technical questions about Analytics, BI reporting, HIVE, hadoop etc   Answer Question

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at RockYou (Redwood City, CA) in September 2011.

    Interview

    Very pleasant phone interview, talked about previous working experience.
    Onsite interview was highly technical, but interviewer was willing to help and communicate the problem.

    Advice to candidates:
    Stay focused and try to communicate the problem. Reveal your thinking process clearly.

    People I met in this company are very knowledgeable, supportive and easy going.
    Work culture is awesome, a lot of opportunity to learn and grow.

    Interview Questions

    • Reverse order of element in a linked lists.   1 Answer

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