AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Producer – FarmVille (6 month contract)

Start date: ASAP

Contract Length: 6 months

Location: Finland or UK

Our mission at Zynga is to connect the world through games by building games around core social experiences to deliver deep player engagement, organic acquisition and long term retention. Our portfolio of games include – CSR Racing 2, FarmVille, Hit it Rich! Slots, Words With Friends and Zynga Poker.

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.

Job Purpose

Zynga is looking for a Producer to work with our Helsinki Studio, on a 6 month contract. The team has just released the latest installment of the Farmville games: Farmville 3 – Animals.

We are looking for a candidate who cares about collaboration with peers and has exceptional project management skills.

The role can be based out of Finland or the UK.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work with the Lead Producer to plan the workload for the game team
  • Manage the pipeline for releasing updates
  • Own the post-launch escalation process with support from the Lead Producer & other leads
  • Work closely with different disciplines within the live environment to ensure that tasks and initiatives move forward
  • Coordinate the development of adequate processes and tools to deploy and operate the game, its features and services
  • Proficiently and proactively deal with issues that arise and problem solve in a live game environment
  • Maintain high working efficiency within a team by removing all blocking issues in a timely manner
  • Work with discipline and product leads to ensure team has the right resources and equipment to meet expected deliverables and deadlines
  • Serve as key liaison between internal teams to communicate and prioritize tasks

Required Skills & Experience

  • At least 1 full game / software development cycle within a Production role
  • Has worked on at least one live mobile game
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, and excellent at building relationships throughout the organization
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Ability to track and prioritize multiple simultaneous on-going tasks
  • Creative and analytical thinker
  • A strong eye for detail and high standards of work
  • Able to see tasks through to completion

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.

Careers Category: Production

Careers location: Remote, UK

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Offsite

Requisition ID: P210358

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