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Director, Legal (Esports)

Santa Monica, CA, USA

Activision Blizzard

About the Role


Activision Blizzard is seeking a Director, Legal to join its team in support of Activision Blizzard Esports, including The Overwatch League, The Call of Duty League and other esports.

Your Mission

Draft and negotiate a wide variety of agreements relating to the operation of the Overwatch League, Call of Duty League, and other esports activities, including sponsorship, IP license, production, tournament license, marketing, talent, vendor and other commercial agreements
Support esports product and league operations teams, including drafting and implementing league rules and guidelines across all business areas, team participation agreements, player contract administration, player and team code of conduct matters, and league marketing and promotion
Perform due diligence for complex transactions and review and analyze corporate documents, including purchase agreements, shareholders agreements, organizational documents (operating agreements, bylaws, etc.)
Review and clear content, marketing, and public relations materials
Support and coordinate with other groups within the Activision Blizzard legal department, including game team, international group, IP, compliance, privacy, employment, securities and litigation
Advise team counsel on compliance with league rules relating to the operation, marketing and promotion of Overwatch League, Call of Duty League and other esports teams


About the Company

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the world’s largest interactive entertainment company, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™, and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

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