Brian Reynolds, founder of Zynga East, has departed his role as chief game designer at Zynga. While at Zynga he helped develop Frontierville and CityVille 2 and previous to that he had been creative director at 38 Studios.
"Brian has a long history in the game industry and has been a great partner to the creative leaders at Zynga," said Zynga president of games Steve Chiang. "I want to thank him for his leadership of the Zynga Baltimore studio in the design and development of FrontierVille, which brought many innovations to social gaming. We appreciate Brian's contribution and we're proud of the deep bench of creative leaders who are leading the next wave of game innovation at Zynga. We wish Brian the best in his next chapter."