Home / Development / Clive Downie leaves Zynga, joins Unity
COO resigns from social gaming firm to join engine creator as marketing chief

Clive Downie leaves Zynga, joins Unity

Zynga’s second-in-command Clive Downie has resigned from the social gaming company and taken on a new role at Unity Technologies.

The chief operating officer joined Zynga over a year ago from DeNA West, but now takes up the position of chief marketing officer at Unity, according to GamesBeat.

His departure comes just two weeks after CEO Don Mattrick left the firm, replaced by the firm’s founder Mark Pincus. 

We interviewed Downie at GDC about the troubles facing the company as it transitions to a mobile-first model.

Unity CEO John Riccitiello told GamesBeat: “We are thrilled to have Clive on board. Clive and I go back a long ways. I’m super happy to have him. He has a deep history in mobile gaming and a long history of marketing skills.”

You can keep up-to-date with the latest vacancies by signing up to our Develop Jobs Weekly newsletter.

About MCV Staff

Check Also

Nihon Falcom’s Toshihiro Kondo interview – Bringing Trails of Cold Steel III to the west

We spoke to Falcom president Toshihiro Kondo about the upcoming Trails of Cold Steel III – released on PS4 on October 22nd – and its partnership with NIS America