#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 Specialist. 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 Angeles, 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), influencer 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 preferred, but not required.

  • 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.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to establish strong working relationships with business partners.

  • 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 with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload efficiently and effectively.

  • Desire to learn and grow in the role.

  • Experience in the Games Industry is a plus. Experience with contract lifecycle management systems is also a plus.

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.