AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Director, Product – Casual Division

Join us in our mission to connect the world through games and to delight consumers with exhilarating social gaming experiences! Zynga is looking for an experienced Senior Product leader who can own outcomes, drive results, create fun for our players, and directly impact business performance of large-scale games, including perennial Zynga favorites Words with Friends, and Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells.. As Senior Director of Product, you will ultimately be accountable for each casual team’s product roadmap, and top line business outcomes, along with career development of Product Managers within the Casual Division. This role is a pivotal part of the Casual Division’s cross-discipline leadership team, and reports directly to the SVP, Product, Game Design, & Analytics.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overall vision, strategy, and top line business outcomes for the casual division’s product portfolio, currently made up of Words with Friends, and Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells
  • Directly manage Head’s of Product on casual business’ while working to develop future product leaders.
  • Collaborate with respective discipline leaders of the Casual Division to drive overall business growth, healthy culture, and productive and happy teams.
  • Drive product design or innovation that represents a meaningful contribution to the company.
  • Consistently identify product risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Manage expectations and communicate optimally to both the game team’s as well as up to senior executives.
  • Ensure team’s product decisions are based on strong analysis combined with intuitive design. Define analytics standards in partnership with analytics manager.
  • Inform and validate roadmap/product direction through proactive customer engagement methods and Consumer Insights partnership.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 10+ years of experience in product management in consumer web or game development is helpful but not required.
  • Capable of leading product strategy and vision across the company.
  • Ability to provide competitive analysis and strategic direction for any feature.
  • Leader who defines experimentation best practices including experiment design, analysis methodologies, experiment reports and readouts.
  • Strong manager who ensures reports are receiving mentorship, training, and feedback.
  • Passion for games and crafting fun, compelling and exciting user experiences.
  • Outstanding written/oral, organizational, analytical abilities, and attention to detail.
  • BA/BS degree.

What we offer you

  • Zynga Stock RSUs and Bonus Plan
  • Full medical, dental, vision benefits as well as life insurance
  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Open vacation policy for many employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Work with cool people!
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.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!
 
We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.
 
We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position. 

Zynga does not  engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov.

Careers Category: Product Management

Careers location: Austin, TX, Chicago, IL, Remote, US, Remote, Canada, Tel Aviv, Israel

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

Requisition ID: P210605

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Zynga does not engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov