Zynga cuts workforce by 18% to tackle changing social game landscape

06/3/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The · TechCrunch

Zynga is laying off 520 people, amounting to 18% of its workforce, thus scaling the gaming company's size back to where it was before its initial public offering. The company has struggled in recent years as fans of social games have moved from the desktop Web to mobile devices. "The scale that served us so well in building and delivering the leading social gaming service on the web is now making it hard to successfully lead across mobile and multi-platform, which is where social games are going to be played," CEO Mark Pincus blogged.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal, The · TechCrunch

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Retail

Job Title Company Location
Marketing Planner
Nordstrom
Seattle, Washington
Vice President Merchandising
Gap Inc./Banana Republic Headquarters
SAN FRANCISCO, California
Vice President, Infrastructure and Operations
Neiman Marcus
Irving, Texas
Director of Finance & Business Development
Free People
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Manager Vendor Collaboration
Walgreens
Chicago, Illinois