General Manager
Zynga - San Francisco, CA

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General Manager Zynga is looking for General Managers to join our growing team, and manage the studios for one or more of our hit games. The General Manager leads production and the executive team for their game studio, as well as the strategic leadership team for the entire company. This position reports directly to the SVP of Games.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with stakeholders to drive product/service definition and design
  • Collaborate with Design, Development, and QA teams to build the product and services
  • Coordinate the Engineering team to manage day-to-day development issues; identify and drive creative solutions for any problems that arise
  • Coordinate and lead efforts across a large “virtual” cross-functional team, including Marketing, User Research, Localization, Business Development, Licensing, Legal, and other diverse groups
  • Drive the specification, scheduling, status, and exec review processes for the studio
  • Contribute to the strategy and business model for the product line, and take ownership of the roadmap
  • Reconcile business and creative needs to create inspirational product with successful business models
Required Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience owning and delivering successful consumer web production or game development
  • Demonstrable passion for driving high quality and an engaging user experience
  • Proven ability to partner effectively with cross-functional disciplines, and to influence effectively where there is no direct authority
  • Familiarity with the design and development of entertainment experiences
  • Data-driven approach to decision making
  • Open for feedback and ability to thrive in a fast paced, constantly iterating environment
  • Prior experience in web and mobile technologies and services
  • Knowledge and experience in Social Gaming, Social Media or Social Networks a strong plus
  • Previous start-up experience is a strong plus

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