AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Software Engineer, React Native – Words With Friends

On our mobile engineering team you will have an opportunity to take ownership over your work that reaches millions of daily users. We work on an evergreen franchise called Words With Friends that is just scratching the surface on what it can deliver as a game and social experience.

Zynga and Words With Friends is a group of passionate gamers whose mission is to connect the world through games. We take great pride in our craft, delivering a high quality service to millions of players every single day. Teamwork is a critical part of how we get there. We believe that with an all-in approach we can deliver a better product, make better decisions, and nurture a better work environment. Everyone here is committed to making Words With Friends the best experience for our players.

What you’ll be doing

  • Implement gameplay and UI systems on Words With Friends using Cocos2d-x/C++, React Native, Objective-C, and Java
  • Architect, write, and ship elegant and maintainable code
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams (UX, game design, PM) in an agile environment

What you should have

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years professional software development experience working on client applications in any of the following languages: C++, Java, Objective-C, JavaScript/TypeScript
  • Solid fundamental programming skills (algorithms, data structures, OOP, etc)
  • Experience with source control management and giving code reviews

Bonus Points

  • Experience with Cocos2d-x/C++ (or other game engines)
  • Experience with React Native/JS and TypeScript
  • Experience developing games or mobile apps
  • Passion for cross-platform app development

What we offer you

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Zynga RSU’s, RRSP Match
  • Extended Health coverage as well as life Insurance
  • Goodlife fitness annual membership
  • Commuter benefits, daily lunches, snacks & drinks
  • Vacation: Open vacation policy
  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Casual dress every single day
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion

Zynga is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud of our broad community; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, gender, 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. Join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Zynga is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need an accommodation during the interview process, please let us know.

Careers region: North America

Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Toronto, Canada

Careers Type: Full-Time