• Headquarters Location San Francisco, CA (United States)
  • Number of Employees 1,001-5,000
  • Website https://www.zynga.com/

Let's Play! Zynga is a leading developer of the world's most popular social games.

Headquartered in San Francisco, our mission is to connect the world through games, and since 2007, more than one billion people have played one of our beloved franchises like FarmVille, Zynga Poker and Words With Friends. In 2014, we acquired NaturalMotion, an Oxford-based mobile game and technology developer and the creator of hits like CSR Racing and Clumsy Ninja.

Zynga is named after founder Mark Pincus' late bulldog Zinga, and the legacy of her playful and loyal nature continues to inspire our company culture.

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Meet a Fairygodboss at Zynga

Name

Nicole Opas

Position

General Manager San Francisco

Nicole Opas is a games and entertainment industry veteran with 15+ years of experience building and operating games and gaming networks for major companies including Zynga, Disney, AOL and Sony.

As the General Manager of Zynga's newest mobile game, FarmVille: Tropic Escape, Opas is responsible for business growth and goals; oversight of live operations; and driving a unifying product vision to create the best player experience and business outcomes through excellence in execution.

Opas joined Zynga in 2011 and has worked on several successful mobile and web games for the company including Zynga Poker, CastleVille Legends and Zynga Bingo. Prior to Zynga, Opas was responsible for developing an online community of youth gamers on Disney.com and led production of branded casual games across The Walt Disney Company including Toy Story 3, Up, Hannah Montana and Tangled. During her tenure at AOL, Opas created and executed promotional programs to attract and retain visitors to AOL's casual gaming site including The Sims Online and the first World Series of Poker multi-player online game.

Opas received a BA in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles.

What Women Should Know about Working At Zynga

Zynga is a leading developer of the world's most popular social games.

Headquartered in San Francisco, our mission is to connect the world through games, and since 2007, more than one billion people have played one of our beloved franchises like FarmVille, Zynga Poker and Words With Friends. In 2014, we acquired NaturalMotion, an Oxford-based mobile game and technology developer and the creator of hits like CSR Racing and Clumsy Ninja. Zynga is named after founder Mark Pincus' late bulldog Zinga, and the legacy of her playful and loyal nature continues to inspire our company culture.

Mission: "Zynga today represents a unique combination of assets, talent and opportunity. No other company offers consumers our breadth of game offerings and dedication to combining consumer accessibility with fun and social." Mark Pincus, Executive Chairman

Programs, initiatives, groups

  • Unconscious bias training Yes
  • Internal mentorship / sponsorship programs Yes
  • Internal employee networking Yes
  • Succession planning initiatives Yes
  • Diversity initiatives / processes for recruiting Yes
  • Diversity initiatives / processes for performance evaluation Yes

Parental Leave

  • Paid maternity leave Yes, 26 continuous weeks
  • Unpaid maternity leave Yes, 12 weeks of paid time off to care for and bond with a newborn or newly-adopted child.
  • Paid paternity leave Yes
  • Unpaid paternity leave Yes
  • Adoptive paid leave Yes, 12 weeks of paid time off to care for and bond with a newborn or newly-adopted child.
  • Short-term disability benefits Yes

Care-taking benefits

  • Back-up childcare Yes
  • Elder-care benefits Yes

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