Product Manager @ Zynga w/ Friends (McKinney, TX)
Zynga is looking for a Product Manager for our McKinney, TX office who can help drive the creation of new features and games around the With Friends brand! This role will have a direct impact on creating new With Friends titles. The Product Manager will add experience, direction, and measurable performance to the game design process. We are committed to developing high quality casual and multi player games!
Zynga with Friends truly embodies the "work hard, play hard" mentality. While emphasizing a no-crunch culture, the Zynga with Friends studio is still able to create hits such as Words with Friends and allow its employees to have "Indie Fridays" to create new IP. Zynga with Friends is the ideal culture for top tier talent looking to work on top ranked games played by millions of users daily. Zynga with Friends is located in McKinney, TX, which was ranked as the #5 place to live in 2010. Combined with the competitive salaries of ZwF and affordable housing in the area, it is ideal for any employee looking to live in the Dallas metropolitan area.
Zynga’s Product Manager will be responsible for creating a list of features to one of our new or existing games! This person will have to work independently to provide a detailed roadmap on the implementation process. The implementation process should include designing, executing, and optimizing the feature(s). They’ll own the outcome of these new features by working with our talented team of engineers to get the features implemented.
2-5 years of experience in product management in consumer web or game development
Must be able to graphically create wire-frames and give interface direction to UI team
Must have proven experience in contributing to a successful project or product in the past.
Experience with multivariate testing
Experience with a web based company managing web based applications
Strong analytical skills and experience in quantitative modeling and forecasting
Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
Passion for creating fun, compelling and addictive user experiences
Passion for writing product specifications, white papers
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
We are looking for an enthusiastic, performance-driven self-starter and team player
Demonstrated capacity for developing and understanding strategy
Strong aptitude for determining the optimal way to position products in the market
Strong passion for games
Previous start-up experience is a strong plus
Social networking experience is a strong plus
BA/BS degree – CS/EE/Engineering degree preferred
Zynga - 11 months ago