AVAILABLE POSITIONS Associate Mathematician

Zynga is looking for an Associate Game Mathematician to work within our Casino Division on products such as Hit it Rich, Wizard of Oz, and Game of Thrones Slots Casinos. We develop leading social casino games with a team of high caliber designers. As a Mathematician you will implement our game math models to create engaging experiences to captivate our players.

Main Responsibilities

  • As a member of the design team you will collaborate with game designers to build industry leading slot games to delight and engage our players.
  • Provide detailed mathematical models for slot games and other game features.
  • Offer detailed analysis and explanation of mathematical models.
  • Develop and explore innovative functionality of slot games.
  • Validate, simulate and sign-off mathematical models to ensure they work as intended.
  • Troubleshoot with engineers on technical implementation on mathematical models.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Advanced degree in mathematics, computer science or related fields. No casino experience required but 1 year experience in social slot game design and mathematics preferred.
  • Excellent working knowledge in combinatorics, statistics and probability theories.
  • Some proficiency with Excel and programming.
  • High degree of creativity and innovation on game designs and a proven ability to perform analysis on complicated concepts.
  • Comfortable to work and research independently as well as in a team.
  • Excellent understanding of successful elements of slot games.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution (US)
  • RRSP Company Match Contribution (Canada)
  • Extended Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance (Canada)
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits (US)
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Fitness benefits (offering varies by location)
  • Financial wellness program with unlimited access to certified financial planners
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players


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Careers Category: Game Design

Careers location: Austin, TX, Bay Area, CA, Carlsbad, CA, Chicago, IL, Eugene, OR, Los Angeles, CA, Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite

Requisition Id: P211989

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