Even though Zynga had over $1 Billion in revenue last year they still operate with a startup mentality. Each of their game teams has flexibility in the ways they market, design, and develop their properties. They understand that each game needs its own brand so they allow teams to be as creative as they want in building these social games. Zynga wants independent thinkers who want to blaze their own path. Some of their best IPs were ideas by people on the team so they aren’t afraid to lead with a looser style because they trust their employees. This is because Zynga hires people who game and understand what customers want from their experiences.
Zynga was one of the first companies who set out to connect the world through games. The company goal is to make games people love and to keep bringing changes to make the experience even better. The best way to understand the culture is their namesake, Zynga. Zynga was the founder’s American Bulldog, an extremely playful and at times human-like dog. Her carefree and loving nature is what Zynga wants to capture in each of its experiences, whether you are tending your digital crops or if you got a royal flush in poker.
Zynga internships, Co-Ops, and year-round placements
Interns at Zynga get all the office perks of a full-time employee, get to work on projects that directly impact Zynga’s users, and get to build their professional network. All internships are paid and offered year-round, so keep checking for openings. Their internship programs prioritize learning and mentorship, and interns are able to shadow multiple teams and learn how teams work cross-functionally.
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