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"I learned more than I've ever learned anywhere else."

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Former Intern - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
Former Intern - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Zynga as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

Work with highly intelligent people on interesting mobile development problems. Also, they have free food and gym membership!

Cons

The reputation of their games is pretty bad, so everyone made fun of me for working there. They made fun of me even more for enjoying it. Also, because of this reputation (and the poor market value of the company) moral was super low.

Advice to Management

Make some games that aren't just money hungry. Make some games that the employees can be proud of. Don't just fast follow, make real new and innovative games.

Other Employee Reviews for Zynga

  1. "None of the bad things you've heard"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Zynga full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Smart people, very focused, a great example of how to use metrics to run a business, great pay, good benifits

    Cons

    A bit of a "work late" culture, and the people don't actually enjoy video games!


  2. "Unique place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Game Designer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Game Designer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Zynga full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, excellent culinary department, but most of all great people.

    Cons

    You need to have an intense interest in social games. It's also still mostly driven by metrics and needs more emphasis on good game design.

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