Counsel, Games

Los Angeles, California /
Streaming – Games Legal /
/ On-site
Netflix is one the world's leading entertainment services with 223 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause and resume to watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.

Netflix is looking for a dynamic Legal Counsel to be an early member of the legal team supporting Netflix’s gaming business. The opportunity provides exposure to a wide range of matters across gaming and transmedia. As Legal Counsel you will work on deals, compliance, policy, and studio management matters relating to games. You will have a ground-level opportunity to support a new team bringing games to the Netflix platform and bringing Netflix IP to games. 

Job Responsibilities

    • Draft and negotiate complex agreements, including game licensing, rights acquisition, game development, game distribution and publishing, marketing / user acquisition, and talent agreements
    • Design, update, and implement a games-focused product compliance process, covering issues such as moderation, age rating/gating, sensitive content, etc. 
    • Work closely with legal and business cross functional partners, including the Netflix TV/film teams 
    • Support the acquisition, integration, governance, and operation of acquired game studios
    • Monitor and counsel regarding games policy
    • Create and maintain policies, forms, trainings, and processes to ensure operational efficiency and compliance with domestic and international regulations
    • Develop clear and efficient solutions to mitigate legal risk while allowing for fast paced growth in fast evolving industry


    • Prior experience working in the game industry
    • 6+ years PQE

In addition, the candidate will possess the following

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
    • Ability to work proactively, independently, and reliably under tight time frames 
    • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross‐functionally, think pragmatically, and be solution‐oriented
About Netflix
Netflix, the world's leading streaming entertainment service with hundreds of millions of paid members and a significant library of beloved intellectual property, is expanding into Games. Netflix Games launched late 2021 and is growing with an expanding slate of games and number of studios around the world. 

The overall market range for roles in this area of Netflix is typically $80,000 - $325,000

This market range is based on total compensation (vs. only base salary), which is in line with our compensation philosophy. Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here