Full Time Job

Contract Specialist

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 03-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Contract Specialist, EA Legal

#WeAreEA and we exist to inspire the world to play. EA values creativity, pioneering, passion, determination, learning, and teamwork. We act with curiosity, we speak up with original ideas, and we're committing to each other as one team. We celebrate diversity and inclusion by creating a place where you can come to work and be yourself.

In EA's Legal team, we provide practical solutions to manage risk so our EA teams can offer great gaming experiences. To succeed, we put our players first, know our business partners' goals, champion innovation, and take smart risks.

Come join us! We're hiring a Contract Specialistnada. within EA's Legal Team. You will report to a Senior Contract Specialist or Senior Product Counsel and be based in one of the following EA office locations: Guildford, UK, Los Angelese, CA, Tiburon, FL Toronto, Canada, Austin, TX, or Vancouver, Canada
Your responsibilities include:
• Under the guidance and direction of a supervising Product Counsel and in line with EA's standard templates and guidance, you will draft, negotiate, and review a wide range of commercial agreements, including software and content licenses, talent agreements, consulting agreements, SaaS agreements (including data protection agreements), and promotion agreements.
• Quickly escalate issues to appropriate internal teams where needed, and collaborate with those teams to find creative solutions for those issues.
• Under the guidance and direction of a supervising Product Counsel, adapt and update contract templates for different needs.
• Participate in recurring meetings with legal colleagues and business partners to build a knowledge of the products, business, and business teams you support, and determine how to prioritize work.
• Collaborate with colleagues within the Legal department to contribute to internal projects, including updates to contract templates and other internal tools and reference materials.

Qualifications and achievements:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience. Paralegal certificate from ABA approved program.
• 3+ years of experience as a paralegal with a law firm or in-house providing services for technology or entertainment clients.
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with business partners and legal colleagues.
• Ability to manage the entire contract process from initial contract request, negotiation, and through execution, under the direction of a supervising Product Counsel.
• Ability to handle a high volume of work efficiently and effectively.
• Experience in the Games Industry is a plus. Experience with contract lifecycle management systems is also a plus.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2m8e6-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.