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Senior Legal Counsel

Posted Feb 21
Full Time
San Francisco, California

Company Description

Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Job Description

Come join the Legal Team charged with handling a wide variety of legal matters for Ubisoft’s operational teams. You will work closely with numerous cross-functional teams at a worldwide level, helping them with both their transactional and litigation needs. You will also work with the rest of the Legal group helping with any specific US law related issues.

What You will do:

Under the responsibility of our Legal Director, you will:

  • Analyze, review, draft and negotiate agreements for a wide variety of third-party contractual relationships with our partners, including services, sales, advertising, licensing, distribution and manufacturing agreements.
  • Advise and help prepare Ubisoft’s answers to investigations & inquiries from any government and/or regulatory authority and any US litigation.
  • Advise local teams on a wide range of US legal issues, with a focus on business and operational topics.
  • Act as a business partner for all internal stakeholders in order to anticipate and address all legal and business issues.
  • Be involved at the inception of the various projects and contribute to defining the negotiation strategy in collaboration with the business and operational teams.
  • Collaborate with other legal team members, and cross functional stakeholders, to support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes.


What you’ll bring:

  • You have a Law degree (J.D.) from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • You are admitted to the bar of California and in good standing or are otherwise authorized to practice law in California.
  • You have 5 to 10 years of related legal experience.
  • You have proven drafting and negotiation skills, coupled with a sound and practical business judgement.
  • You have intellectual creativity, adaptability and problem-solving skills to assess and mitigate risks and provide practical & innovative solutions. You are able to think outside the box, there is no box!
  • You are agile & proactive, and able to handle different projects concurrently, to prioritize and deliver in a fast and demanding context.

Additional Information

More about us

Ubisoft is composed of over 21,000 talented people located in 45+ development studios and offices across the globe. With more than 80% of our teams dedicated to creation, Ubisoft is the biggest in-house creative force in the industry.

Ubisoft’s worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams. This cross-studio collaboration model means every team member has the opportunity to participate in challenging projects based on iconic brands including Assassin's Creed®, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege®, Tom Clancy's The Division®, For Honor®, Rabbids®, Rayman®, Watch Dogs®, Far Cry®, The Crew®, Just Dance® and more. Ubisoft is a global leader in the video games and entertainment software industry.

We are committed to enriching player’s lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore and discover new possibilities.

We are working to enrich players’ lives through unique and memorable gaming experiences and by improving the positive impacts of our games. To get there, we are creating a safer, more inclusive work environment, we are giving back to the communities where Ubisoft operates by working with local non-profit partners and by working to reduce the environmental impact of our business

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine, and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

The San Francisco base salary range for this position is ·170K to 200K USD . The base pay offered may vary based on a candidate’s geographic region, qualifications, skills and experience among other factors. Compensation details reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, stock options, or benefits.

Skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences. Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

Take entertainment to the next level. Join us and create the unknown.

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