Senior Project Manager
Publishing Operations
Posted on 9/20/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Global leader in creating interactive, social mobile games.
Company Overview
Zynga, a global leader in interactive entertainment, has a proven track record of pioneering social games that are simple, accessible, and engaging, with their games becoming the second most popular activity by time spent on the internet. Their diverse portfolio of popular game franchises, downloaded over 5 billion times globally, demonstrates their ability to consistently deliver high-quality, immersive gaming experiences across a range of genres. The company's culture encourages innovation and growth, fostering an environment where employees can contribute to the future of social gaming.
Consumer Software

Company Stage


Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Operations & Logistics
  • Build and maintain relationships with game studios and central partner teams through regular touchpoints. Track progress towards production milestones and live ops game releases, assess risk, and assist teams in problem-solving
  • Track and communicate game updates through regular reports and internal tools. Generate presentations for executive-level staff. Regularly update and improve these communications and processes
  • Help manage the game development framework for the company. Support game teams by maintaining a cadence of milestone check-ins and project reviews with each studio group. Build alignment around the format and content of the reviews. Ensure follow-up on action items generated. Facilitate discussions between game studios and central partner groups
  • Act as a central producer/project manager, coordinating cross-functional initiatives from start to finish, identifying requirements and dependencies, generating project plans, and driving them to successful completion
  • Assist with other Publishing Operations responsibilities, including launch readiness coordination, ad hoc internal initiatives, and process and tool development
Desired Qualifications
  • 5+ years production experience with a high-profile studio or well-known franchise
  • Experience shipping multi-platform titles and working on live-ops game teams
  • Firm grasp of all aspects of game development, including production stages, processes, and roles involved. Console and cross-platform experience are a major plus
  • Clear and confident communicator. Able to lead projects, build teams, and generate clear presentations that summarize projects, share knowledge, and drive improvements
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, demonstrates initiative, flexibility, and composure under pressure. Anticipates risk, communicates and resolves problems before they develop
  • A bridge-builder who is able to foster relationships and work collaboratively across business units/functions e.g. Marketing, Finance, Legal, QA, etc
  • Highly organized. Able to track and maintain large volumes of studio documentation for archival and retrieval purposes
  • Ability to work independently and drive results without significant manager involvement. Improves own productivity and is a positive influence on the team
  • Confidentiality and integrity in dealing with highly sensitive information
  • Experience working on/with central support teams (Marketing, Operations, Analytics, etc) a plus
  • Thrives in ambiguity, drives toward clarity