Senior Counsel

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 Senior Counsel to join its growing Legal team. Reporting to the General Counsel, the Senior Counsel is responsible for working on a broad range of legal matters, including drafting and negotiating contracts, advising on product launches, reviewing marketing and community programs, and otherwise assisting on legal issues that arise across the company. 

What You’ll be Doing: 

  • Draft, review, and negotiate of a wide range of legal agreements in support of Genies’ business, ranging from the routine to the highly complex and highly negotiated
  • Advise on a broad range of matters including product development, intellectual property, privacy, regulatory, consumer product, content moderation, security, and more
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant US and international laws, regulations and developments and provide practical and effective advice to the business
  • Contribute to the development of legal positions on novel issues in Web3
  • Support the development and implementation of scalable legal templates and processes to efficiently handle the company’s legal needs
  • Be a key legal point of contact across key pieces of the business and assist with legal matters as they arise across all functions
  • Assist on data privacy compliance
  • Participate in managing Genies’ IP portfolio 
  • Support the scaling up efforts of the legal function

What You Should Have: 

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Admitted to the bar and in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law in California 
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in a law firm of in-house legal department, preferably in a technology or start-up environment
  • Experience drafting, advising and negotiating complex contracts, particularly with technology and intellectual property licenses
  • Broad range of legal experience, particularly in technology, intellectual property, privacy, and consumer protection issues
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and exceptional drive, precision, and attention to detail
  • 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
  • Ability to exercise appropriate judgment, including determining when issues should be escalated
  • Strong relationship building skills and abilities
  • 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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