Full Time Job

Senior Counsel, Legal


Santa Monica, CA 09-30-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Activision Blizzard is seeking a Senior Counsel to join its team in support of Activision's Call of Duty franchise, including Call of Duty: Warzone and Call of Duty premium games.

Your mission
• Review, negotiate and draft a wide variety of commercial agreements, including content development and acquisition, distribution, influencer, talent, consulting, and professional services agreements
• Assess legal risk and advise on legal issues and risks for product, production, marketing, PR, publishing, and other teams across the business
• Provide legal guidance to the business teams to support them in mitigating risk and developing business strategies
• Work closely with and act as point of escalation for legal clearance teams
• Respond promptly to a wide range of requests from across the business and legal teams
• Collaborate with international and cross-functional legal colleagues to provide global guidance on diverse legal issues

Player profile
• Juris Doctorate and admission to California State Bar in good standing or admission to another State Bar and willingness and qualifications to be ''Registered In-House Counsel''
• 3+ years experience as a practicing lawyer at a reputable firm and/or in-house department
• Extensive experience and knowledge in drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements
• Strategic and creative thinking, exercising excellent, balanced and practical business judgment
• Outstanding written and oral communications, with the ability to effectively communicate with colleagues across the business
• Strong drafting and negotiating skills
• Attention to detail
• Common sense, good judgment, and desire to work hard in a fast-paced environment
• Team player and ability to independently handle multiple, diverse projects simultaneously and under deadlines
• Demonstrated ability to proactively identify and explain legal risks and creative solutions
• Capacity to understand Activision's games, business and strategy and apply it to proactively managing legal risks
• Ability to thrive in a dynamic industry and where there is ambiguity and flex in the business and legal environment
• Strong ethics, collaboration and influencing skills
• Experience in a games, entertainment, technology or media company
• A passion for video games

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d97p5m-54-80-249-22-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.