09 Aug
Senior Product Counsel, NA Products and Publishing
Washington, Seattle-tacoma

Date Opened:2018-06-28
Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
We are EA

And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

Role Overview
We are seeking an attorney with 6 or more years of experience to be part of a team that provides product counseling and transactional support for EA’s game teams. You will act as front-line product counsel for game teams, as well as negotiate and draft, and provide guidance on business strategies and risks related to commercial transactions. This position may be based at our offices in Los Angeles, CA or Seattle, WA.

What a Senior Legal Counsel (Products) does at EA:

Acts as front-line product counsel for game teams, providing guidance on the legal and regulatory aspects of game development, beginning with early stage game development through live services and ultimately delisting/sunset of game titles.
Provides commercial transactional support for game teams, which includes drafting and negotiation of commercial agreements (e.g., game-specific marketing agreements, technology and content license agreements) and guidance regarding the interpretation of these agreements, considering legal, business and relationship risks.
Develops strong partnerships with game teams and legal colleagues.The next great Senior Legal Counsel (Products) needs:

B.A/B.S., J.D. degree and California or Washington State Bar membership required.
6 or more years of relevant experience, either in-house and/or at a top-tier law firm. Prior experience advising product development teams in the consumer or technology space is desired.
Working knowledge of privacy, ecommerce, intellectual property, consumer protection, advertising, and marketing laws and regulations.
Strong drafting and negotiation skills along with excellent communication skills, business judgment and strategic thinking.
Comfortable and adept at balancing legal risk and thinking creatively to propel the business forward and enable smart decisions.What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.


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