Legal Specialist

Genies

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Other

Apr 18

Genies is culture’s leading avatar technology company empowering humans to create their own avatar ecosystems. Genies provides tools (Genies Avatar Creator OS) that allows users to create their own avatars, avatar wearable fashion lines, avatar worlds, and avatar interactive experiences in web3. The company has 99% celebrity market share through its partnerships with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group as their “official avatar and digital goods NFT provider” with thousands of Genie creators including Justin Bieber, Migos, Cardi B, and J Balvin. Bringing the power of NFTs and crypto to culture, Genies’ avatar ecosystem NFT marketplace “The Warehouse” built with Dapper Labs, allows talent, IP, and creators to design and sell their avatar ecosystem creations (i.e. avatar fashion lines) to the masses. Genies has raised $100M till date from investors such as Mary Meeker’s Bond, NEA, Breyer Capital, and more.

Genies is looking for a Legal Specialist to join our team to help with day-to-day legal operations, contract management, and to help develop our legal processes and resources.

What You’ll be Doing: 

  • Actively involved in building and running the legal operations tools, including contract database, contract management, electronic signing, equity management, and other tools
  • Be a primary point of contact for drafting, review, and negotiation of simple standard legal agreements such as non-disclosure agreements, licensing agreements, order forms, amendments and other contracts
  • Assisting with corporate agreements, processes and data
  • Assist in the development and implementation of scalable legal processes to efficiently handle the company’s legal needs
  • Address questions and issues that arise from various internal clients and external partners
  • Participating in key legal projects, including building out and automating the contract management processes and tools and the development and maintenance of contracting processes, standard forms, and playbooks
  • Support the scaling up efforts of the legal function

 

What You Should Have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher.
  • 5+ years work experience in the legal industry, preferably in a technology and/or start-up environment
  • Strong knowledge of and comfort with contracts and general contract provisions, especially non-disclosure and services agreements
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and exceptional drive, precision, and attention to detail
  • Good judgment in balancing business needs and potential legal risks
  • Excellent time and self-management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask to meet deadlines
  • Highlight organized, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to exercise appropriate judgment, including determining when issues should be escalated
  • Strong relationship building skills and abilities
  • Experience working with legal technology, preferably DocuSign, IronClad or other legal contract management software, and Carta.
  • Seasoned Microsoft Office and/or Google Docs and Sheets user
  • Ability to innovate and create solutions
  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn new things

Here's why you'll love working at Genies:

  • You'll work with a team that you’ll be able to learn from and grow with, including support for your own professional development
  • You'll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product with flexible hours and a work from home policy
  • You'll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of being well funded 
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (Anthem + Kaiser Options Available), Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Competitive salaries and 401K program for all full time employees 
  • Flexible paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays, in addition to paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and jury duty leave for full-time employees
  • Health & wellness support through programs such as monthly wellness reimbursement 
  • Working in a brand new, bright, open-environment and fun office space - there’s even a slide! 
  • Choice of MacBook or windows laptop

Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.

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