AVAILABLE POSITIONS Associate Game Designer

Associate Game Designer

Zynga is looking for an Associate Game Designer to join the team that made the chart-topping match-3 game: Wizard of Oz Magic Match. We strive for excellence in what we do and are on a mission to build meaningful experiences for players in our games. You will be working in a team surrounded by some of the most talented people in the games industry right now.


  • Innovate or evolve leading Match-3 game features.
  • Effectively pitch new game mechanics and ideas to the team.
  • Describe user experience stories and build wireframes and user flows.
  • Build clear and complete game design documentation for game content and features.
  • Assess and apply qualitative and quantitative feedback to improve game design and balance.
  • Design and guide the implementation of game features and systems with an eye for engagement, retention, monetization, and most importantly, what players want.
  • Work closely with other designers and cross-functionally with UX, engineering, and product management on the design and implementation of new game features.
  • Build and lead the implementation of fun, engaging in-game events and other game content.


  • 1+ years experience in mobile game design, including at least one year on a game in live ops
  • Experience building in-game content designed to appeal to specific audiences
  • Deep understanding of basic economy balance and tuning
  • Experience writing clear and concise specs, user flows, and feature documentation
  • Knowledge of and experience in level design for Match-3 games is a plus
  • Expertise with free-to-play games in general, specifically the casual puzzle genre
  • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills

What we offer you:

  • Work in a studio that has complete P&L ownership of games
  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus scheme.
  • Full medical, accident as well as life insurance benefits
  • Catered breakfast, lunch and evening snacks
  • Child care facilities for women employees and discounted facilities for male employees
  • Well stocked pantry
  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Active Employee Resource Groups – Women at Zynga
  • Frequent employee events
  • Additional leave options for most employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Casual dress every single day
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players!


HIRING UPDATE: The safety of our candidates and team members is our top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our workforce transitioned to working from home, with all interviewing and onboarding being conducted virtually until further notice

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Careers Category: Game Design

Careers location: Bengaluru, India

Connected Worker Type: Connected

Requisition Id: P212073

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