WHAT MAKES US EPIC?
At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.
Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.
What We Do
Be part of Epic’s global, multi-specialized team of attorneys and legal professionals as you’ll partner across our organization to provide legal solutions, consult and inform what we build and develop for our people, players and customers around the world.
What You'll Do
We’re looking for counsel with experience in games, media, and entertainment to support Epic’s technology-related European subsidiaries, such as 3Lateral, Cubic Motion, Quixel, and Capturing Reality as well as related product teams. In this role, you will be responsible for providing world class legal support and management advice to very successful, dynamic, and fast paced software and asset development teams and collaborate with other Epic Games product counsel, including the Unreal Engine team. The ideal candidate will require strong initiative and sound judgment, with the ability to work independently in a creative and disruptive industry. Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups is a must.
In This Role You Will
Support and advise Epic’s European subsidiaries and related product teams in all aspects of their business, including working with production, sales, marketing, and commercial contracting teams, summarizing and communicating legal concepts for business use
Draft, review, and negotiate a high volume of commercial agreements for a variety of third-party contractual relationships
Be the first point of contact for any content, marketing, and general legal questions from the relevant subsidiaries and teams and find creative answers and solutions for such
In collaboration with other Epic product counsel, support and train business development, production, creative, and marketing teams, to provide them with the legal tools necessary to create, license, and market the products and services of the relevant subsidiaries and teams
Ensure overall agreement with Epic's business needs, policies, and risk tolerance
Anticipate and support the continuous improvement of Epic's subsidiaries legal processes
Keep up to date on the video game industry including general legal issues surrounding this and other disruptive industries
What We're Looking For
J.D. and active state bar membership (or non-US equivalent)
2+ years relevant experience, with a focus on commercial negotiation and intellectual property laws
Business friendly judgment; excited about building consensus with cross functional stakeholders
Comfortable with a dynamic, fast-paced environment, using organizational skills to manage multiple projects at a time
Experience in an international environment is a plus
EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE
We pay 100% for benefits except for PMI (for dependents). Our current benefits package includes pension, private medical insurance, health care cash plan, dental insurance, disability and life insurance, critical illness, cycle to work scheme, flu shots, health checks, and meals. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.
Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.
Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!
Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.