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Epitomize the saying 'work hard, play hard'

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Intern - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
Former Intern - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)

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

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

Pros

Awesome perks. I didnt feel like going home because the environment is so good. Instead of taking random coffee breaks you can actually take legit awesome breaks which increases your daily productivity and you end up going home super satisfied with your progress while not being tired at all.

Cons

Its very hard to point out the downsides of WORKING at Zynga. You may hate the games they make, or their business policies, but its definitely one of the best places to work at in the gaming industry.

Advice to Management

The work needs to be distributed a little better. A common trend is that 80% of the work is done by 20% of the people. So you either end up working your brains out, or you have it pretty chill.

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  1. Almost too good to be true.

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    Current Contractor - QA Engineer II in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Contractor - QA Engineer II in San Francisco, CA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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.

  2. Kick Ass Place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    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

    Exciting work
    Rewarded for Ownership
    Great facilities
    Pampered by Employers

    Cons

    Hectic schedule.
    Work life balance needs to prioritised
    Office politics

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

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