Legal Counsel (Publishing, Marketing, and General Commercial Support)

Multiple Locations

Electronic Arts

About the Role

We are looking for an accomplished, practical, and well-rounded Legal Counsel to serve as the primary legal partner responsible for supporting transactions for a diverse group of businesses within EA some of which include: (i) EA Partners and EA Originals, programs under which EA funds the development of games, usually from smaller independent game studios, which EA then publishes, (ii) Commercial Brand Partnerships, supporting sale of advertising inventory within our games to direct buyers or developing sponsorships with brand partners for in-game content, and (iii) Marcom Production, which creates marketing assets for our game titles, such as game trailers. You will report to the Senior Commercial Counsel Lead and may be based in our EA offices located at Austin, Texas; Seattle, Washington; or Los Angeles, California. (Note: we are flexible on location and will also consider fully remote work.)

Join us in driving the next revolution in games.

Responsibilities

Draft and negotiate a wide range of publishing, marketing and technology agreements, including inbound and outbound software licenses, SaaS agreements, services agreements (including agreements for the services of creative agencies), sponsorship agreements, data protection agreements, insertion orders, among others.
Work with legal colleagues to develop and maintain policies, contract templates, training, and guidelines to ensure legal compliance and operational efficiency.
Provide legal advice on a wide range of legal transactional matters in the areas of technology development, licensing, services, and marketing.
Develop creative solutions to support business needs and objectives while mitigating risk.

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About the Company

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of gamers around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.