AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Director, Product – Studios

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 the business performance of the large-scale games across our studio division. As Senior Director of Product, you will ultimately be accountable for each team’s product roadmap, and top line business outcomes, along with career development of Product Managers within each studio in the division. This role is a pivotal part of the cross-discipline leadership team, and reports directly to the SVP, Studios.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for overseeing a consortium of games in live operations and development, supporting game teams’ to achieve their product and KPI goals, and ensuring best in class product management practices applied across the studio organization.
  • Support and mentor the Directors of Product for each game franchise while working to develop future product leaders.
  • Collaborate with the other respective discipline leaders of the studio division (Operations, Production, Tech, etc.) to drive overall business growth, a healthy culture, and productive and happy teams.
  • Monitor and recognize key game KPI trends across the product portfolio and communicate those trends and risks to the rest of the studio division leadership team.  Work with the game franchise product leaders to mitigate risks and capitalize on opportunities.
  • Engage with game teams to drive product design or innovation that represents a meaningful contribution to the company.
  • 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 an 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 studio division.
  • 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:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Take-Two RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), 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 maternity/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

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.

 

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, Bay Area, CA, New York, NY, Birmingham, UK, Brighton, UK, Helsinki, Finland, İstanbul, Turkey, London, UK, Tel Aviv, Israel, Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

Requisition ID: P211451

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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