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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 (US)
Former Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA (US)

I worked at Zynga full-time (more than an 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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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very challenging environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Zynga full-time

    Pros

    Dev got the respect they deserve
    facilities are quite good

    Cons

    Management push deadline schedule too hard sometimes compromising the quality

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    better to have realistic release schedule

    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fantastic experience like no other place you have worked.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Zynga

    Pros

    Zynag is so different from where I have worked before. Free meals, snacks and drinks. We work very hard, but we play hard too. Dogs are all around which I love. Technology is everywhere so it is a career boost for me.

    Cons

    Lots of distractions during the day, so if you like peace and quite this is not the place for you. No offices, no cubicles and dogs barking. However it has helped me learn to focus and be more interactive when needed. You hear bad things in the news, not true!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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