Vice President Business & Legal Affairs
FoxnextLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs for FoxNext
Twentieth Century Fox seeks a senior level business and legal affairs attorney to support FoxNext with a primary focus on video games and interactive entertainment.
The ideal candidate will have worked for a video game publisher or developer, have substantial knowledge of games publishing, development and distribution for mobile, console and PC platforms, and possess extensive experience drafting and negotiating a high volume of agreements within the video game industry, including, software development and publishing, IP and content licensing, software and technology licensing and services, marketing and promotion, advertising, MSAs, and consulting agreements.
This position will regularly interact with and advise game developer and production personnel, as well as corporate executives within Fox, and therefore requires substantial prior experience providing such advice. Strong background in copyright issues and rights clearance matters is also a plus.
This position requires a minimum of 8 years of experience in a comparable in-house video game or interactive industry environment. Excellent communication, creative problem solving, interpersonal and analytical skills, and the ability to work well in a fast-paced in-house environment are essential. This attorney must be self-motivated and take initiative and ownership of their work. California State Bar membership is required.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
20th Century Fox
One of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, 20th Century Fox Film (TCFF) produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20th Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation. During fiscal 2017, TCFF placed 25 motion pictures in general release in the United States. The motion pictures produced and/or distributed by TCFF in the United States and international territories in fiscal 2017 included Hidden Figures, Logan, Jackie, and The Boss Baby. TCFF has released or currently plans to release approximately 23 motion pictures in the United States in fiscal 2018.