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Counsel, Genre Animation Series at Netflix



Mid Level

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Not defined

11 Oct → 10 Nov


Job Description

Netflix seeks a collaborative entertainment attorney to join a growing business & legal affairs team focused on the development and production of animated series for more mature audiences (primarily 13 years old and up).
The candidate must be comfortable with challenging norms and creative problem-solving in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
The ideal candidate must be adept in counselling and collaborating with internal and external business partners, attorneys, producers, and production partners and making decisions that have both legal and business impact. Excellent drafting and communication skills are a must, as well as a keen eye for detail. The ideal candidate will be proactive, welcome the opportunity to be part of an entrepreneurial organization, and thrive working in a global environment. Experience in animation is a plus but not required.
The candidate should be excited about growing our animation slate in the action, science fiction, fantasy, horror, thriller and anime-inspired content categories. Titles from the Genre Animation team include Castlevania, Yasuke, DOTA: Dragon’s Blood, and The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf.

Job Responsibilities

  • The candidate will be primarily responsible for drafting and negotiating a variety of contracts, including above-the-line talent agreements, production services agreements, and license agreements.
  • In addition, as the main legal contact for productions, the candidate will collaborate with and ensure information flow to internal partners (e.g., creative, production, finance, IP, employment, labour, tax, marketing and consumer products).

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Curiosity and willingness to tackle matters outside their area of expertise;

  • Strong analytical (strategic and creative) capabilities and judgment;

  • Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight time frames in a fast‐paced environment;

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross‐functionally, think pragmatically and be solution‐oriented; and

  • A passion for animation, anime or storytelling.

How To Apply

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