About Mafia Wars

Mafia Wars is the #1 crime genre game with over 7 million players playing daily. Mafia Wars is part of the Zynga family of games. Zynga is the #1 social gaming company on the web. Zynga was founded specifically to add a social element to casual online games because we love games, and we love them most when we're playing with friends! Social games provide a more fun, competitive and contagious experience. Click here to play.
  • Mafia Wars is hiring for engineers and game designers!  You know how to build a criminal empire in Mafia Wars, but do you have what it takes to design or code one?

    We're looking for people to work with the best of the best in social gaming, and to create games played by millions. If you think this could be you, then take our GAME DESIGN or ENGINEERING challenge below.



    Game Design Challenge


    Design a board game version of Mafia Wars, and show us the game play through a video.   We’re looking for creative people who can express their ideas, so how you present your game in the video is as critical as your design.

    Design Challenge Rules:

    1. Videos must be less than 3 minutes in length.  
    2. Videos should be uploaded to YouTube, and the link emailed to MafiaRecruiting@zynga.com.
    3. By submitting your video, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to the legal terms and conditions listed at http://blog.mafiawars.com/legal-terms-and-conditions-mafia-wars-community-recruiting-event.html.


    Submissions will be reviewed by the Mafia Wars team for possible recruitment, and the best will be posted so the Mafia community can vote on them.



    Engineering Challenge


    Mafia Wars engineers devised a test which can be found at the URL below. Your test results will be reviewed and top scorers will be contacted via e-mail with further details and next steps.




    So do you have what it takes? We're looking forward to finding out. Good luck, Mafia fans!