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We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

In EA's Legal team, we deliver practical solutions, understand our business partners' goals and business models, and keep up with the evolving legal landscape.

Come join us! We're hiring a Legal Counsel (m/f/d). This is a full time role within EA's Legal Team for a period of 6-7 months starting on 1st August 2024 for a maternity leave replacement. You will report to EA's Senior Counsel at EA France in Lyon and support the business in the Southern EU region (France, Italy, Benelux, Spain) and LATAM.

The position is based in our EA France office in Lyon and can also be offered on a hybrid work model of two days per week in the office.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal support to a team of attorneys, legal professionals, and business partners.

  • Provide expert advice with a focus on laws in relation to marketing, IP and commercial law as well as general civil law matters.

  • Provide guidance and support on a variety of legal matters, answer day-to-day legal queries and conduct legal research.

  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts such as marketing, services, cooperation, promotion and license agreements in close coordination with our business teams.

  • Manage the corporate updates of the regional EA entities (PoAs, Board of directors, Bylaws etc.).

  • Support different internal departments such as Marketing, Sales, Finance and build a close relationship with EA's business teams and its individual stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master of international or commercial Law degree from a French university/school or equivalent legal education with solid experience in an in-house legal department or law firm.

  • Practical experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts.

  • Professional knowledge with a focus on consumer laws, commercial, marketing, IP and general civil law.

  • Ability to independently prioritize and manage a variety of tasks with strong interpersonal relationship skills and strong teamwork capability.

  • Business orientated and problem solving.

  • Enjoy working in a passionate and matrixed organization.

  • Aspiration to work in the games industry.

  • Fluent in French and English.

  • Good written Spanish.

This is an amazing opportunity to gain experience in and knowledge of a sector which is both rapidly growing and ever evolving.

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.