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The position: Executive producer for Zynga
Location: San Francisco, Calif.
Job duties: Manages and motivates a team of producers, artists and designers to accomplish their goals. Works with other key personnel to create an organizational structure, processes and project plan that allow the team to produce high quality work efficiently, on time and on budget. Drives the creative vision for the product and takes responsibility for the quality of the product and the overall user experience. Expected to research and communicate game market trends, patterns and customer requirements.
The company: Zynga is the world's largest social game developer. It is most well known for its hugely popular Facebook games such as FarmVille, PetVille and Mafia Wars.
Requirements: Requires at least seven years experience managing internal development teams with the internet or video game industry. Should also have several years of experience as a senior producer within the internet or games industry, creating top quality Web services or games. Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, plus the ability to work in a team environment with maturity and leadership.
Extra perks: The company pays 100% of healthcare premiums for employees, and 75% for dependants. There are also free company-provided meals on weekdays, Friday happy hours and poker nights once a month.
Interesting info: Zynga's games have more than 360 million monthly active users – and more than 65 million users who are active on a daily basis.
Other opportunities: Zynga has several openings for producers in various locations in the U.S. and overseas, and opportunities for QA analysts to work on a contract basis in numerous locations. It also needs a chief operating officer for its location in Austin, Texas.
How to apply: Apply online.