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July 19, 2022

Take-Two acknowledges that the United States Supreme Court ruling regarding Roe v. Wade is a significant event. We would like to affirm our unwavering support for all our colleagues in the U.S. and around the world. We have been working with our benefits providers to ensure our U.S. colleagues and their dependents receive the best…

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June 27, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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June 27, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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June 27, 2022

We are proud to share that this week, Zynga has been honored as a 2022 Top Supporter of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and minority-serving institutions by the deans of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)-accredited HBCU engineering programs and the Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE) corporate-academic alliance. This distinction is…

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June 23, 2022

Clubs is finally here! Learn all the tips & tricks to top the leaderboard of Words With Friends 2’s newest feature. H1:  What is Words With Friends 2’s Clubs? Since starting out in 2009, Words With Friends is always looking for ways to up the word game. Now, we’re emphasizing the “With Friends” in Words…

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June 21, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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June 14, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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June 3, 2022

It’s #WorldEnvironmentDay! To celebrate, Small Giant Games (“Small Giant”), is proud to take part in Playing for the Planet’s Green Game Jam by launching an in-game event in Empires & Puzzles to showcase the power of gaming in relation to food, forests and our future. For three days, (June 3 – 6, 2022) players will…

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June 1, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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June 1, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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May 31, 2022

Throughout Pride Month in June, Zynga Inc.,  will kick off a celebratory lineup of in-game features, employee spotlights and social integrations across several titles to promote LGBTQIA2S+ inclusivity, diversity and belonging. LGBTQIA2S+ refers to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two Spirit and countless ways in which people self identify.  To support LGBTQIA2S+ causes,…

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May 23, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are celebrating up…

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May 23, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are celebrating up…

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May 17, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are celebrating up…

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May 17, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are celebrating our…

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May 9, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are starting our…

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May 9, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are wrapping up…

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March 29, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 29, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 29, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 29, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 18, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender-equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in gaming. …

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March 18, 2022

This week, we’re celebrating the reopening of Zynga Canada, located in the Entertainment District of Toronto. This isn’t just any office remodel, it’s an entirely new studio that has been purposefully designed and built for Zynga’s newly conceptualized Connected Workplace hybrid working model. Over the past two years, we have contemplated what we want the…

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March 14, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 10, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 8, 2022

We have been watching the recent events unfold in Ukraine with great concern. After careful consideration, we have begun to suspend all installations, monetization and marketing support across all titles in Russia and Belarus at this time. We are making a donation of over $200,000 to three organizations that are providing relief and support for…

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March 8, 2022

Today, as we celebrate International Women’s Day, we would be remiss not to acknowledge the humanitarian crisis in and surrounding Ukraine as women and their children are being displaced from their homes as they flee for safety. I would like to recognize the leadership and bravery of these women as they fight to protect themselves…

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March 4, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender-equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in gaming. …

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February 28, 2022

The mobile game industry has been growing at an astounding rate over the past decade; beginning with the launch of the iPhone in 2007. The accessibility, reach and ubiquitousness of the mobile platform is further converting a large chunk of the global human population into gamers. This has now been further catalyzed by the COVID-19…

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February 28, 2022

Engineering games involves a deep understanding of multiple technologies, building highly dynamic content, interacting with multiple disciplines and having a constant eye on how the game impacts players in every way.

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February 17, 2022

To celebrate Black History Month, Zynga is exploring the theme of ‘inspiring change’ to uncover how every individual has the power to make a positive difference in their workplace and community. As part of this, we are excited to share some of our employees’ stories over the course of the month.  This week, we’re getting…

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February 17, 2022

To celebrate Black History Month, Zynga is exploring the theme of ‘inspiring change’ to uncover how every individual has the power to make a positive difference in their workplace and community. As part of this, we are excited to share some of our employees’ stories over the course of the month.  This week, we’re getting…

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February 1, 2022

To celebrate Black History Month, Zynga is exploring the theme of ‘inspiring change’ to uncover how every individual has the power to make a positive difference in their workplace and community. As part of this, we are excited to share some of our employees’ stories over the course of the month.  We are kicking off…

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January 15, 2022

Famous Feline Joins Engaged Farming Simulation Community That’s Already Harvested Over One Billion Crops Since Nov. 4 Launch SAN FRANCISCO – December 15, 2021 – Today, FarmVille 3 from Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, welcomes Nala Cat, the adorable Siamese-tabby mix who holds a 2020 Guinness World Records title for social followers. As part of the in-game event, “Nala’s…

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January 11, 2022

David Gray, Executive Producer at Zynga In November 2008, I was celebrating a 14-year career within the video game entertainment industry – having worked at Sega/SegaSoft, Electronic Arts and THQ. Long tenures by some standards. At the time, my work consisted of starting and shipping games, designing and supporting game technologies, and I was working…

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December 20, 2021

Entering 2022 with Momentum and Plans to Introduce More Exciting Games and Live Services Updates Rollic, a subsidiary of Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, recaps its impressive growth in 2021 as it looks to enter 2022 with momentum. Rollic’s top-charting games, first-of-its-kind features and acquisitions of multiple mobile game studios helped propel…

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December 16, 2021

Join us for a lineup of holiday events across Zynga’s leading portfolio of mobile games. With a holiday giveaway in Words With Friends and festive winter events from Rollic, Empires & Puzzles and the FarmVille franchise, players can celebrate the season with their favorite games! EVENTS: Empires & Puzzles // Santa’s Challenge & Challenge Festival…

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December 15, 2021

December warms up with in-game events across Zynga’s popular portfolio of mobile games SAN FRANCISCO – December 16, 2021 – Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, today announced a lineup of holiday events across its leading portfolio of mobile games. With a holiday giveaway in Words With Friends and festive winter events from Rollic, Empires & Puzzles and…

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Star Wars: Hunters
December 6, 2021

Zynga and Lucasfilm Games Release First Official Gameplay Trailer for Star Wars: Hunters™, Coming to Nintendo Switch and Mobile in 2022 Eagerly Anticipated Team-based Competitive Action Game is Available Now in Mobile Soft Launch in Select Markets SAN FRANCISCO – December 6, 2021 – Today, Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment,…

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November 19, 2021

This Thanksgiving, Zynga Inc. is inviting players to celebrate the American holiday with a harvest of in-game events across three of Zynga’s titles – Empires & Puzzles, FarmVille 2: Country Escape, and FarmVille 2: Tropic Escape. And FarmVille 3 is kicking off the holiday season with home tips and baking recipes presented by the farmhands,…

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November 11, 2021

Rollic announced that it has recently closed the acquisitions of mobile game studios ByteTyper, Creasaur Entertainment and ZeroSum. All three studios have previously published games with Rollic and will continue to develop original mobile titles in-house under the Rollic umbrella.  The three Turkey-based studios are responsible for a run of hyper-casual hits including: Racing Online,…

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November 4, 2021

Twelve years – and over 700 million downloads – after the original FarmVille was introduced to the world in 2009, FarmVille 3 is bringing to life a beautifully crafted new world filled with a rich cast of fully animated characters and interactive animals.  Returning to the franchise is the beloved guide Marie, who will greet…

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October 21, 2021

Zynga is excited to announce the global launch of ReVamp — our third game to be released exclusively for Snapchat! Taking a bite out of the social deception genre, ReVamp gathers friends – or strangers –  to renovate a dilapidated mansion. There’s just one catch…one of you is a Vampire, who is set on sabotaging the group’s…

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October 7, 2021

Brings a Talented Development Team and New Hit Franchise to Zynga Expands Zynga’s International Footprint with a Studio in China Adds New Projects in Early Development Zynga to Update Full Year 2021 Guidance when Reporting Q3 2021 Financial Results on November 8, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 7, 2021 – Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a…

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October 6, 2021

Pre-registration for FarmVille 3 is now open!  FarmVille 3 will feature over 150 breeds of animals ranging from chickens and cows to exotic new pets such as friendly tigers and fluffy alpacas. Players can adopt, nurture and raise baby animals including lovable chicks, lambs, piglets and many more adorable creatures. For their parenting efforts, players…

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September 17, 2021

Zynga announced today that ReVamp, an upcoming multiplayer social deception game, will launch soon in select markets exclusively for Snapchat. The vampire-themed game will be the first social deception title on Snapchat, giving Snapchatters their first chance to sink their teeth into this popular genre. ReVamp is a real-time multiplayer imposter game where players aim…

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September 14, 2021

New Trailer Gives a Closer Look at the Characters, Setting and Spectacle of Upcoming Team-Based Action Game Coming to Nintendo Switch and Mobile in 2022 SAN FRANCISCO – September 14, 2021 – Today, Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, and Lucasfilm Games debuted a cinematic trailer for the upcoming arena-combat game,…

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September 1, 2021

Zynga Inc. is continuing its partnership with Born This Way Foundation in honor of the non-profit organization’s annual #BeKind21 campaign. As part of the collaboration, Words With Friends is featuring ‘Kindness’ as the Word Of The Day on September 1, kicking off the first day of #BeKind21 and encouraging players to pledge to 21 days…

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May 31, 2021

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honoured to be sharing employees’ stories. We are wrapping up…

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May 27, 2021

Kenneth Cole and Zynga Inc. are partnering to debut the Kenneth Cole PRIDE 2021 collection in the hit hyper-casual game High Heels!. This collaboration marks the first time that Kenneth Cole’s iconic street-smart style will be featured in a mobile game.  For the first two weeks of June, gamers will be able to play with…

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May 21, 2021

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga is spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and we are excited to share our employees’ stories. We are continuing our…

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May 13, 2021

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga is spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and we are excited to share our employees’ stories. We are continuing our…

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May 7, 2021

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga is spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and we are excited to share our employees’ stories. We are kicking off…

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April 29, 2021

If you’re ready to experience American sports racing at its finest, speed over to CSR Racing 2 (CSR2) for the “America Series” hosted by racing legends Danica Patrick and Mark Webber.  Players start with a free Ford Mustang RTR Spec 3 to compete in 10 events on seven tracks across the U.S. With each succeeding…

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April 8, 2021

Puzzle Combat, Zynga’s newest mobile match-3 action role-playing game (RPG) where players recruit heroes, build bases and compete in player-vs-player (PvP) battles in a zombie-themed setting is now available to players globally. In Puzzle Combat, players immerse themselves in battling enemies from the dangerous Dread Army with power-ups by creating unique match combinations.  To achieve…

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March 31, 2021

Throughout the month of March, Women at Zynga (WAZ) has hosted a series of virtual initiatives to honor Women’s History Month. Zynga’s commitment to women throughout the company is core to our mission every day, and this month provided us with the opportunity to further honor their accomplishments, contributions, resilience, and perspectives. In addition to…

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March 30, 2021

Zynga is continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month by spotlighting our female employees who work at our studios all around the globe. This week, we spoke with Sheetal Joshi, the HR Business Partner Director for the Casino Match team in Austin, Texas. As an HRBP Director, Sheetal thrives on making a positive impact on the…

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March 30, 2021

Throughout the month of March, Zynga has spotlighted some of the incredible women that work at our game studios around the world in honor of Women’s History Month. We are concluding the celebration with a feature on Maria Camenzuli, a Senior Software Engineer based out of Zynga’s Boss Alien studio in Brighton, England. As an…

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March 30, 2021

Zynga continues to celebrate Women’s History month as we spotlight some of the amazing women that work at our studios around the world. We are excited to feature Kate Stavola, the Senior Creative Director on the Words With Friends team! Kate has been working in the gaming industry for about 20 years. As an avid…

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March 30, 2021

Zynga continues our celebration of Women’s History Month by spotlighting some of the incredible women that work at our game studios around the world. We are thrilled to be featuring Ozge Agziemiz, a UI-UX Designer based out of our Casual Cards Studio in Istanbul, Turkey. Ozge’s passion for art and design started at an early…

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March 29, 2021

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Zynga is spotlighting some of the incredible women who work at our game studios around the world. We sat down with Miranda Smith, a Principal Software Engineer based in Carlsbad, California. Miranda has been a member of the Zynga family since 2012 when a previous company she worked at was…

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March 24, 2021

Holi is originally a Hindu festival termed “the festival of colors.” Today, this vibrant festival is celebrated by a variety of communities in India and throughout the world to celebrate the arrival of the spring season, the blossoming of love, and the opportunity to gather, play, and laugh with family and friends.  This year, Holi…

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March 19, 2021

Zynga’s celebration of Women’s History Month continues as we spotlight the stories of some of the amazing women who work at our global studios. We are excited to be featuring Bhagya Gopalakrishna, a Senior Software Engineer based out of our Bangalore studio in India. Bhagya has been with Zynga since 2012 and joined the team…

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March 19, 2021

Zynga’s Women’s History Month celebrations continue as we spotlight some of the talented and inspiring women that work at our studios across the globe. This week we are featuring Keisha Krainer, a Talent Operations Manager on the Global Recruiting team who joined our Toronto studio in 2019. Throughout the interview process, Keisha expressed that she…

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March 16, 2021

Zynga is continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month by spotlighting some of the magnificent women who work in all divisions of our business at our studios around the world. This week we spoke with Milica Denic, a Senior Producer on the CSR Racing team based out of Zynga’s Natural Motion studio in London. Milica…

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March 10, 2021

To honor Women’s History Month this March, Zynga is highlighting the stories of some of the amazing women who work at our game studios around the world. We spoke with Eveliina Aalto, a Graphic Designer based in our Small Giant studio in Helsinki. Having been drawing and creating characters since childhood, Eveliina always knew she…

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March 8, 2021

In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day, Zynga has teamed up with global organization, Girls Who Code (GWC), in support of women in tech. We’ve pledged $100,000 from our Social Impact Fund to enable GWC to support girls at all points throughout their educational journey from 3rd grade into the workforce. GWC is an…

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March 8, 2021

Zynga is continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month by spotlighting our female employees who work at our studios all around the globe. We spoke with Corey Harper, the Office Manager for the Casino Match team at our Chicago studio! Corey was introduced to Zynga right out of college and has been with us for…

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March 4, 2021

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Zynga is showcasing a number of our female employees from our studios all over the world throughout the month of March. We are kicking off our celebration with an introduction to Amy Oka-Shek, a Senior Manager on the Publishing team’s Demand Planning division. Based in Los Angeles, California, Amy has…

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February 25, 2021

To honor this year’s Black History Month, Zynga is spotlighting employees who work in all divisions of the business to make our community and products as inclusive and diverse as the people who play our games. We are excited to feature Aaliyah Sowards, a Revenue Accountant on our Finance team! Aaliyah joined Zynga in June…

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February 23, 2021

Zynga is continuing our celebration of Black History Month. This week, we spoke with Keith Bullock, a producer on the Hit It Rich! Slots team who is based out of our San Francisco office. Keith is an avid gamer who has been working at Zynga for almost 11 years. You may be curious as to…

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February 19, 2021

Beginning this week and running through the remainder of February, FarmVille 2: Tropic Escape is celebrating Black History Month with a special in-game event and creative experience honoring prominent leaders of the Civil Rights Movement.  Come check out Yasmine X and Zuri Y, a pair of discerning performance painters, as they bring their live act…

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February 17, 2021

Zynga and Lucasfilm Games today announced Star Wars: Hunters, a free-to-play competitive arena combat game for the Nintendo Switch system and mobile devices landing in 2021. The game will bring players together to engage in thrilling, squad-based multiplayer battles.  Star Wars: Hunters connects players in real-time to battle in settings inspired by iconic Star Wars…

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February 12, 2021

This year, February 12th marked the first day of the Lunar New Year. Jessica Ho, User Acquisition Manager based in our Zynga San Francisco office, describes what her Lunar New Year celebration entailed and how the Zynga Asian Pacific Islander (ZAPI) employee resource group contributed to this years’ festivities.   Lunar New Year which is…

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February 11, 2021

Throughout the month of February, Zynga is honoring Black History Month by spotlighting employees who work in all divisions of the business to make our products as inclusive and diverse as the people who play our games every day. This week, we spoke with Evette Love! Based in Zynga’s Chicago office, Evette is the Senior…

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February 3, 2021

At Zynga, we believe the world needs more young people to develop computer science skills. Only 3% of Black students learn computer science in high school or beyond. Currently, there are numerous structural and cultural barriers to young Black Americans choosing to focus on computer science. This Black History Month, let’s explore ways in which companies…

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January 12, 2021

Zynga is proud to announce that it has partnered with Grammy Award-winning artist, will.i.am, and the i.am Angel Foundation to help bring educational opportunities to underserved students across the country through Zynga’s newly formed Social Impact Fund.  Zynga’s Social Impact Fund is designed to provide social and charitable giving across industries and communities. The fund…

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December 7, 2020

Continuing its annual tradition, Google announced its Best of 2020 awards — the company’s list of the best apps, games, movies and books for the year. The top apps and games, which are picked by both Google Play users and editors, have brought hours of fun for players and have brought people from across the globe together. That…

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November 30, 2020

Zynga’s director of benefits Bryan Aycock has been named Employee Benefit News’ 2020 Benefits Professional of the Year for his work during the COVID-19 healthcare and financial crisis. Amidst a year of upheaval and transitions in the world of work, many employees have been left feeling unmoored and unmotivated, searching for a new post-coronavirus paradigm. Bryan…

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November 23, 2020

Poornima Seetharaman, a game developer, entrepreneur, the leading lady behind ‘Farmville 2’, and a gamer herself, has entered the Global Hall of Fame for Women In Gaming. With 15-years dedicated to the craft and running her own gaming blog Drowlife, she’s currently the Lead Game Designer at Zynga Gaming, the brain behind games like Zynga Poker, CSR2, and…

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October 29, 2020

Rhett Lezama has been working in the gaming industry for almost 10 years and is a Senior Programmer on the CSR team in our London Natural Motion Studio. Holding a degree in computer science with a focus on games development, Rhett is passionate about his craft, and the teamwork and creativity that go into creating…

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October 29, 2020

NaturalMotion concludes its celebration of Black History Month this week with a profile on Esther Sodeke – Product Marketing Manager. She is a crucial part of the employee resource group, Black Zynga Union (BZU) and has also lead initiatives for NaturalMotion Education Outreach programme. Continue reading to learn more about Esther Sodeke’s career journey and her…

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October 27, 2020

Introduction Caching is an important aspect of building an application that performs well at web scale. Proper caching can reduce the number of API calls, save on CPU time, make requests faster, the application more responsive, and reduce the infrastructure cost. We used one of the techniques mentioned in this article to reduce the average…

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October 14, 2020

Dan Joseph joined Zynga in 2014 and is NaturalMotion’s Senior Game Designer on the Racing franchise. With the support and growth opportunities provided by the design team, throughout the last six years Dan worked his way from QA Tester, to Designer, to Senior Game Designer. Dan says that being a game designer is heavily based…

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August 31, 2020

Women at Zynga (WAZ) is an employee-led community empowering women in gaming by creating more opportunities for them to succeed and grow as leaders in the industry. Founded in 2010, our mission is to foster an inclusive work environment while pushing to correct the gender imbalance that currently exists in gaming. This September, WAZ’s Austin chapter…

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August 19, 2020

As a passionate and avid gamer, Ponappa was thrilled to begin his career with Zynga as a Product Manager at our Bangalore studio in 2015. Two years later, he transferred to our London studio where he currently works as a Lead Product Manager for the Action-Strategy group which comprises Dawn of Titans, Star Wars: Commander…

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August 12, 2020

Betty is BossAlien’s indomitable Art Director overseeing the Character Team. She brings deep experience and a keen perspective, gained over more than 11 years in the games industry, to keep all aspects of character concept, modeling, and animation on track and in top shape. Betty embodies BossAlien’s passion and values towards reflecting diverse inclusion across…

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August 10, 2020

Whitney’s Story When Whitney graduated from the University of Waterloo with a degree in computer engineering, she chose to build her career at Zynga because the company’s highly creative environment allowed her to combine her passion for both art and technology. She worked her way up from being a software engineer to a manager position,…

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August 10, 2020

Women at Zynga (WAZ) is an employee-led community empowering women in gaming by creating more opportunities for them to succeed and grow as leaders in the industry. Founded in 2010, our mission is to foster an inclusive work environment while pushing to correct the gender imbalance that currently exists in gaming. Summer is one of…

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July 27, 2020

Having joined Zynga in January 2020, James Nicholls is the General Manager of our new NaturalMotion Racing Studio in Birmingham. Throughout his 17 year gaming journey, James’ love for the game-making process and the entrepreneurial and team-oriented culture helped him advance from programmer, to designer, to creative director and finally, general manager. One of the…

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July 24, 2020

Join in to to celebrate the 51st anniversary of the moon landing in FarmVille 2: Tropic Escape with an in-game event on July 20th, lasting until July 30th. The month of July is filled with notable anniversaries of space achievements, and Tropic Escape has always enjoyed celebrating them in the game. This year, the space agency…

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July 22, 2020

Rick and Morty are returning for more fun in Merge Dragons! in a special live event called Froopy Flight taking place on July 10th, 2020, lasting until July 13th, 2020. The duo is embarking on special events that reward players for healing land and collecting points. Rick and Morty enter the game through a strange…

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July 1, 2020

CSR2 is here to take you on an all American Road Trip to celebrate American car culture.     While cruising coast to coast, every day is a different story exploring iconic cars and locations!   Download CSR2 here https://zynga.social/CSR2AmericanRoadTrip   Follow the Road Trip and unlock in-game rewards at https://bddy.me/31ASNOw

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June 5, 2020

[Shared at the request of Zynga employees] Dear Zynga: I want to follow up on Matt Bromberg’s earlier email to you about the importance of equality and justice.  The events of these past days and weeks have been profoundly difficult—for our communities and for each of us.   These events ask us to consider, and…

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May 20, 2020

DISH: RIGATONI, SPICY SAUSAGE, BROCCOLI RABE By Melissa King Recipe can be made vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free Yield: 6 people 1 box – Large Rigatoni (Barilla Collezione works nice or any high-quality brand) 3 links – Hot or Regular Italian Sausage, remove casing, break up meat (Can omit and be vegetarian) 1 bunch – Broccoli Rabe…

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May 18, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO – May 18, 2020 – Zynga Inc.  (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, today announced the launch of Hypercar Festival, a three-part event series in CSR Racing 2 (CSR2). The Hypercar Festival is a celebration of Hypercars taking place in the game’s Storm Drain Track. The event series, which begins later…

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April 27, 2020

Amazon and Zynga Team up To Bring Free Mobile Content to Words With Friends Players with Amazon Prime Memberships Can Claim Free Rewards Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, today announced a collaboration with Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) to bring free content to Amazon Prime members in one of Zynga’s most popular…

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