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February 12, 2024

Name: Luzizila Andre Pronouns: He/Him Location: Toronto-Canada Job Title: Senior Manager, Cybersecurity Operations What does it mean to you to be a person of color in technology and gaming? For me it means recognition, empowerment and hope. It means that a new day full of opportunities and progress has come for my community. A day…

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January 31, 2024

Name: Michael Koiku Pronouns: He/Him Location: Toronto, Ontario Job Title: Software Engineer 1 (Games With Friends Engineering Team) What does it mean to you to be a person of color in technology and gaming? As a Nigerian man with roots from Benin Republic and a proud love for Yoruba and Latin American cultures, being a…

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January 31, 2024

Name: Corey Grant  Pronouns: he/him Location: Austin, TX Job Title: Sr. UI/UX Designer for Emerging Platforms Tell us about joining the BZU and what the group has brought to you and your career?  I am relatively new to Zynga and BZU; I joined the company in April last year. When I joined, BZU was definitely…

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January 31, 2024

Name: Truman Simpson Pronouns: he/him Location: Oakland, CA Job Title: Lead Technical Artist Tell us about joining the BZU and what the group has brought to you and your career?  I’m a Zynga boomerang. I was around back in the Zynga pre-IPO days, and I left to pursue some learning opportunities. I stayed in touch…

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October 27, 2023

Meet Kodwo, the NaturalMotion studios (UK), Workplace Manager. Drawing on a wealth of expertise, Kodwo shares insights into his role in managing employee workplace experiences.  Read more to learn about his experience in gaming and his take on “Saluting our Sisters,” the theme for this year’s Black History Month in the UK. Tell us about…

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October 10, 2023

Tatiana Carou, Lead Producer for the Marketing and Creative EMEA team – and AMIGOZ member – shares her perspective on how Zynga’s global teams collaborate, how the company and mentors have helped support and guide her career over the years, and what it feels like to be an expat living and working in London in…

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October 10, 2023

Bekah Nye, Director of Business Operations for Publishing and member of AMIGOZ, shares how her career at Zynga all started with a babysitting interview over eight years ago – then, how she moved from Executive Assistant to Business Operations. She also talks about how men (and one really special woman named Elaine) have shaped her…

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October 5, 2023

Josue Pineda, Executive Producer and AMIGOZ Co-Lead, shares how he spends his time (it may or may not include Gantt charts), and why he thinks success is a team sport. He shares his perspective on trust, incremental changes and consistency in leadership having powerful impacts — and why philanthropy and gaming go hand in hand. …

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October 4, 2023

Paco Garcia Jimenez, Senior Producer, Analytics, and AMIGOZ member, shares his thoughts on company culture — and how we all play a role in creating it —  his growth at Zynga, and how a hockey coach taught him the importance of putting people first — caring for a team, building trust and empowering individuals to…

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October 2, 2023

Steven Avila, Director of Strategy and Operations in Publishing and AMIGOZ member, shares his trajectory from politics and government to the world of gaming, why Zynga makes him feel at home, and what mentorship has meant for him. What is your role within Zynga and how did you get here? I’m currently a Director of…

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September 27, 2023

Nubia Mora, Vice President of Art and AMIGOZ member, shares how a shy art kid from La Conquista, Nicaragua came to work at Zynga, using her unique perspective and experience to create characters that felt familiar and real. She talks about how she supports those who have a passion for gaming development, and how her…

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September 26, 2023

Marcos Mancha, Director of Licensing at Zynga and AMIGOZ member, talks about his journey to Zynga by way of Oprah, his thoughts on the importance of mentorship and being able to bring his authentic self to work — and what it means to set a positive example as a person of color and queer man…

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September 25, 2023

Katie Morris, AMIGOZ Co-Lead and Senior HR Program Manager celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and shares her story about what it’s like to work in tech as a woman — and more specifically, as a diverse woman in gaming — the importance of mentorship and championing your development…and how her career in HR all started with…

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May 31, 2023

Celebration Will Include a $50,000 Donation, LGBTQ+ Employee Spotlights, a Website Launch, Twitch Stream Kickoff, and In-Game Activations  San Mateo, CA – May 31, 2023 – In honor of Pride Month,  Zynga Inc., a wholly-owned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today a partnership with the It Gets Better Project, a nonprofit connecting…

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May 30, 2023

As we celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is proud to spotlight members of zPride, an LGBTQ+ employee resource group of more than 300 participants. Since 2010, zPride and their allies have been collaborating together to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment in gaming and beyond. We are honored to share their powerful narratives…

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May 30, 2023

As we celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is proud to spotlight members of zPride, an LGBTQ+ employee resource group of more than 300 participants. Since 2010, zPride and their allies have been collaborating together to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment in gaming and beyond. We are honored to share their powerful narratives…

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May 30, 2023

As we celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is proud to spotlight members of zPride, an LGBTQ+ employee resource group of more than 300 participants. Since 2010, zPride and their allies have been collaborating together to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment in gaming and beyond. We are honored to share their powerful narratives…

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May 30, 2023

As we celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is proud to spotlight members of zPride, an LGBTQ+ employee resource group of more than 300 participants. Since 2010, zPride and their allies have been collaborating together to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment in gaming and beyond. We are honored to share their powerful narratives…

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May 30, 2023

As we celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is proud to spotlight members of zPride, an LGBTQ+ employee resource group of more than 300 participants. Since 2010, zPride and their allies have been collaborating together to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment in gaming and beyond. We are honored to share their powerful narratives…

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May 30, 2023

As we celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is proud to spotlight members of zPride, an LGBTQ+ employee resource group of more than 300 participants. Since 2010, zPride and their allies have been collaborating together to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment in gaming and beyond. We are honored to share their powerful narratives…

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May 17, 2023

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI), a time to celebrate the contributions of the AAPI community in the U.S. We are proud to embrace the collective achievements they’ve made throughout our history and to recognize the incredible challenges they have faced in a variety of industries.  In keeping with this year’s…

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May 11, 2023

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI), a time to celebrate the contributions of the AAPI community in the U.S. We are proud to embrace the collective achievements they’ve made throughout our history and to recognize the incredible challenges they have faced in a variety of industries. In keeping with this year’s…

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May 11, 2023

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI), a time to celebrate the contributions of the AAPI community in the U.S. We are proud to embrace the collective achievements they’ve made throughout our history and to recognize the incredible challenges they have faced in a variety of industries.  In keeping with this year’s…

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February 24, 2023

Get ready to level up with Zynga, a proud sponsor of the HBCU Game Jam 2023! We are excited to meet students from all over the country at this first-of-its-kind hackathon! Join us and Spelman College as we celebrate Black voices in gaming all weekend long! https://hbcugamejam.com/ 

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February 23, 2023

It is a privilege to honor Black History Month.  Rooted in an event that began as a week-long celebration in February 1926 by the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), the celebration inspired schools and communities across the country to organize local celebrations, establish history clubs and host performances and lectures….

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February 22, 2023

It is a privilege to honor Black History Month.  Rooted in an event that began as a week-long celebration in February 1926 by the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), the celebration inspired schools and communities across the country to organize local celebrations, establish history clubs and host performances and lectures….

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February 21, 2023

It is a privilege to honor Black History Month.  Rooted in an event that began as a week-long celebration in February 1926 by the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), the celebration inspired schools and communities across the country to organize local celebrations, establish history clubs and host performances and lectures….

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June 27, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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June 27, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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June 21, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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June 14, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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June 1, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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June 1, 2022

To celebrate Pride Month in June, Zynga is highlighting employees from our LGBTQIA2S+ community who are championing diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We embrace the history, struggles and achievements the LGBTQIA2S+ community has made in advancing equal rights, and are proud to support a culture where everyone can be their authentic selves. Join us…

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May 23, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are celebrating up…

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May 23, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are celebrating up…

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May 17, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are celebrating up…

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May 17, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are celebrating our…

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May 9, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are starting our…

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May 9, 2022

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honored to be sharing employees’ stories. We are wrapping up…

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March 29, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 29, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 29, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 29, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 18, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender-equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in gaming. …

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March 14, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 10, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in…

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March 8, 2022

Today, as we celebrate International Women’s Day, we would be remiss not to acknowledge the humanitarian crisis in and surrounding Ukraine as women and their children are being displaced from their homes as they flee for safety. I would like to recognize the leadership and bravery of these women as they fight to protect themselves…

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March 4, 2022

For Women’s History Month in March, Zynga is celebrating female employees who are helping forge a more gender-equal world. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day, “Will You Help #BreakTheBias,” the women — from diverse positions around the world — are sharing ways in which they’re combating bias, stereotypes and discrimination in gaming. …

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February 17, 2022

To celebrate Black History Month, Zynga is exploring the theme of ‘inspiring change’ to uncover how every individual has the power to make a positive difference in their workplace and community. As part of this, we are excited to share some of our employees’ stories over the course of the month.  This week, we’re getting…

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February 17, 2022

To celebrate Black History Month, Zynga is exploring the theme of ‘inspiring change’ to uncover how every individual has the power to make a positive difference in their workplace and community. As part of this, we are excited to share some of our employees’ stories over the course of the month.  This week, we’re getting…

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February 1, 2022

To celebrate Black History Month, Zynga is exploring the theme of ‘inspiring change’ to uncover how every individual has the power to make a positive difference in their workplace and community. As part of this, we are excited to share some of our employees’ stories over the course of the month.  We are kicking off…

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May 31, 2021

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga has been spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and are honoured to be sharing employees’ stories. We are wrapping up…

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May 21, 2021

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga is spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and we are excited to share our employees’ stories. We are continuing our…

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May 13, 2021

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga is spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and we are excited to share our employees’ stories. We are continuing our…

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May 7, 2021

To celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Zynga is spotlighting some of our incredible AAPI-identifying employees throughout May. We recognize the important influence that the AAPI community has had on the history, culture, and achievements of our organization and the world, and we are excited to share our employees’ stories. We are kicking off…

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April 8, 2021

Puzzle Combat, Zynga’s newest mobile match-3 action role-playing game (RPG) where players recruit heroes, build bases and compete in player-vs-player (PvP) battles in a zombie-themed setting is now available to players globally. In Puzzle Combat, players immerse themselves in battling enemies from the dangerous Dread Army with power-ups by creating unique match combinations.  To achieve…

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March 31, 2021

Throughout the month of March, Women at Zynga (WAZ) has hosted a series of virtual initiatives to honor Women’s History Month. Zynga’s commitment to women throughout the company is core to our mission every day, and this month provided us with the opportunity to further honor their accomplishments, contributions, resilience, and perspectives. In addition to…

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March 30, 2021

Zynga is continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month by spotlighting our female employees who work at our studios all around the globe. This week, we spoke with Sheetal Joshi, the HR Business Partner Director for the Casino Match team in Austin, Texas. As an HRBP Director, Sheetal thrives on making a positive impact on the…

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March 30, 2021

Throughout the month of March, Zynga has spotlighted some of the incredible women that work at our game studios around the world in honor of Women’s History Month. We are concluding the celebration with a feature on Maria Camenzuli, a Senior Software Engineer based out of Zynga’s Boss Alien studio in Brighton, England. As an…

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March 30, 2021

Zynga continues to celebrate Women’s History month as we spotlight some of the amazing women that work at our studios around the world. We are excited to feature Kate Stavola, the Senior Creative Director on the Words With Friends team! Kate has been working in the gaming industry for about 20 years. As an avid…

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March 30, 2021

Zynga continues our celebration of Women’s History Month by spotlighting some of the incredible women that work at our game studios around the world. We are thrilled to be featuring Ozge Agziemiz, a UI-UX Designer based out of our Casual Cards Studio in Istanbul, Turkey. Ozge’s passion for art and design started at an early…

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March 29, 2021

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Zynga is spotlighting some of the incredible women who work at our game studios around the world. We sat down with Miranda Smith, a Principal Software Engineer based in Carlsbad, California. Miranda has been a member of the Zynga family since 2012 when a previous company she worked at was…

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March 24, 2021

Holi is originally a Hindu festival termed “the festival of colors.” Today, this vibrant festival is celebrated by a variety of communities in India and throughout the world to celebrate the arrival of the spring season, the blossoming of love, and the opportunity to gather, play, and laugh with family and friends.  This year, Holi…

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March 19, 2021

Zynga’s celebration of Women’s History Month continues as we spotlight the stories of some of the amazing women who work at our global studios. We are excited to be featuring Bhagya Gopalakrishna, a Senior Software Engineer based out of our Bangalore studio in India. Bhagya has been with Zynga since 2012 and joined the team…

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March 19, 2021

Zynga’s Women’s History Month celebrations continue as we spotlight some of the talented and inspiring women that work at our studios across the globe. This week we are featuring Keisha Krainer, a Talent Operations Manager on the Global Recruiting team who joined our Toronto studio in 2019. Throughout the interview process, Keisha expressed that she…

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March 16, 2021

Zynga is continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month by spotlighting some of the magnificent women who work in all divisions of our business at our studios around the world. This week we spoke with Milica Denic, a Senior Producer on the CSR Racing team based out of Zynga’s Natural Motion studio in London. Milica…

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March 10, 2021

To honor Women’s History Month this March, Zynga is highlighting the stories of some of the amazing women who work at our game studios around the world. We spoke with Eveliina Aalto, a Graphic Designer based in our Small Giant studio in Helsinki. Having been drawing and creating characters since childhood, Eveliina always knew she…

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March 8, 2021

Zynga is continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month by spotlighting our female employees who work at our studios all around the globe. We spoke with Corey Harper, the Office Manager for the Casino Match team at our Chicago studio! Corey was introduced to Zynga right out of college and has been with us for…

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March 4, 2021

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Zynga is showcasing a number of our female employees from our studios all over the world throughout the month of March. We are kicking off our celebration with an introduction to Amy Oka-Shek, a Senior Manager on the Publishing team’s Demand Planning division. Based in Los Angeles, California, Amy has…

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February 25, 2021

To honor this year’s Black History Month, Zynga is spotlighting employees who work in all divisions of the business to make our community and products as inclusive and diverse as the people who play our games. We are excited to feature Aaliyah Sowards, a Revenue Accountant on our Finance team! Aaliyah joined Zynga in June…

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February 23, 2021

Zynga is continuing our celebration of Black History Month. This week, we spoke with Keith Bullock, a producer on the Hit It Rich! Slots team who is based out of our San Francisco office. Keith is an avid gamer who has been working at Zynga for almost 11 years. You may be curious as to…

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February 11, 2021

Throughout the month of February, Zynga is honoring Black History Month by spotlighting employees who work in all divisions of the business to make our products as inclusive and diverse as the people who play our games every day. This week, we spoke with Evette Love! Based in Zynga’s Chicago office, Evette is the Senior…

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February 3, 2021

At Zynga, we believe the world needs more young people to develop computer science skills. Only 3% of Black students learn computer science in high school or beyond. Currently, there are numerous structural and cultural barriers to young Black Americans choosing to focus on computer science. This Black History Month, let’s explore ways in which companies…

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January 12, 2021

Zynga is proud to announce that it has partnered with Grammy Award-winning artist, will.i.am, and the i.am Angel Foundation to help bring educational opportunities to underserved students across the country through Zynga’s newly formed Social Impact Fund.  Zynga’s Social Impact Fund is designed to provide social and charitable giving across industries and communities. The fund…

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November 23, 2020

Poornima Seetharaman, a game developer, entrepreneur, the leading lady behind ‘Farmville 2’, and a gamer herself, has entered the Global Hall of Fame for Women In Gaming. With 15-years dedicated to the craft and running her own gaming blog Drowlife, she’s currently the Lead Game Designer at Zynga Gaming, the brain behind games like Zynga Poker, CSR2, and…

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October 29, 2020

Rhett Lezama has been working in the gaming industry for almost 10 years and is a Senior Programmer on the CSR team in our London Natural Motion Studio. Holding a degree in computer science with a focus on games development, Rhett is passionate about his craft, and the teamwork and creativity that go into creating…

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October 29, 2020

NaturalMotion concludes its celebration of Black History Month this week with a profile on Esther Sodeke – Product Marketing Manager. She is a crucial part of the employee resource group, Black Zynga Union (BZU) and has also lead initiatives for NaturalMotion Education Outreach programme. Continue reading to learn more about Esther Sodeke’s career journey and her…

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October 14, 2020

Dan Joseph joined Zynga in 2014 and is NaturalMotion’s Senior Game Designer on the Racing franchise. With the support and growth opportunities provided by the design team, throughout the last six years Dan worked his way from QA Tester, to Designer, to Senior Game Designer. Dan says that being a game designer is heavily based…

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August 19, 2020

As a passionate and avid gamer, Ponappa was thrilled to begin his career with Zynga as a Product Manager at our Bangalore studio in 2015. Two years later, he transferred to our London studio where he currently works as a Lead Product Manager for the Action-Strategy group which comprises Dawn of Titans, Star Wars: Commander…

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August 12, 2020

Betty is BossAlien’s indomitable Art Director overseeing the Character Team. She brings deep experience and a keen perspective, gained over more than 11 years in the games industry, to keep all aspects of character concept, modeling, and animation on track and in top shape. Betty embodies BossAlien’s passion and values towards reflecting diverse inclusion across…

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August 10, 2020

Whitney’s Story When Whitney graduated from the University of Waterloo with a degree in computer engineering, she chose to build her career at Zynga because the company’s highly creative environment allowed her to combine her passion for both art and technology. She worked her way up from being a software engineer to a manager position,…

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July 27, 2020

Having joined Zynga in January 2020, James Nicholls is the General Manager of our new NaturalMotion Racing Studio in Birmingham. Throughout his 17 year gaming journey, James’ love for the game-making process and the entrepreneurial and team-oriented culture helped him advance from programmer, to designer, to creative director and finally, general manager. One of the…

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May 20, 2020

DISH: RIGATONI, SPICY SAUSAGE, BROCCOLI RABE By Melissa King Recipe can be made vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free Yield: 6 people 1 box – Large Rigatoni (Barilla Collezione works nice or any high-quality brand) 3 links – Hot or Regular Italian Sausage, remove casing, break up meat (Can omit and be vegetarian) 1 bunch – Broccoli Rabe…

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March 20, 2020

Heather Decker continues our celebration of Women’s History Month! Based in Zynga’s Chicago office, Heather joined the studio in 2013 from the small start up Spooky Cool Labs and is now a Production Lead on Game of Thrones™ Slots Casino overseeing a large team across more than six locations. In 2016 Heather founded Chicago’s Women…

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March 18, 2020

Since joining Zynga in 2009, Deepthi Menon has seen the radical growth in mobile gaming and been along for the ride inside Zynga’s ever evolving business. Beginning with Zynga in product development for titles like CityVille, YoVille and FishVille, then transforming Zynga India into a game studio powerhouse, Deepthi is now the Senior Vice President…

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March 13, 2020

Continuing Zynga’s honor of Women’s History Month, we would like to introduce Janice Lansing, the Senior Director of Business Operations for Zynga’s Casino Match division.  She joined Zynga after starting her career in finance at a pharmaceutical company, and was introduced to gaming through a position at Electronic Arts. Janice helps drive the operating performance…

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March 6, 2020

Zynga is happy to kick off celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth with an introduction to Whitney Mak, an engineering manager of the iconic game Words With Friends. Based in our Zynga Toronto office, Whitney joined the studio after working as an engineer at XMG Studio, Research In Motion, and ionGrid, Inc. She is deeply involved in Women At…

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February 25, 2020

Zynga concludes its celebration of Black History Month this week with a profile on Esther Sodeke, a Product Marketing Coordinator in Zynga UK. Esther recently graduated from De Montfort University and joined Zynga studios within the NaturalMotion team, focusing on work with the CSR2 team. She is a part of the employee resource group, Black…

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February 19, 2020

Zynga continues its celebration of Black History Month this week with Robert Hamiter. He is based in our San Francisco office as a Quality Assurance Analyst. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Los Angeles, Rob is an avid gamer who has enjoyed the growth and creativity of the video game industry over the years. What…

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February 12, 2020

This month, Zynga is celebrating Black History Month by spotlighting employees who work in all divisions of the business to make our products as inclusive and diverse as the people who play and engage with our games every day. This week we spoke with Tracey Thomas! Based in Zynga’s Austin office, Tracey oversees Zynga’s Learning…

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February 7, 2020

This month, Zynga is celebrating Black History Month by spotlighting employees who work in all divisions of the business to make our products as inclusive and diverse as the people who play and engage with our games every day. Kicking off our employee spotlight is Ian Osawaye! Ian is based out of Zynga’s Toronto office…

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