Job Summary:

SEGA of America is looking for a hardworking, motivated, and highly organized paralegal/contract specialist to support its continuing growth. This position will be part of the Legal & Business Affairs Department and work under the supervision of attorneys to support SEGA of America’s video game and consumer products and services. A good fit will be flexible to take on different roles and responsibilities and enjoy working collaboratively.!

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Draft, negotiate and finalize a high volume and broad range of agreements, such as services, vendor, development, advertising, marketing, license and nondisclosure agreements.
  • Assist with the preparation of legal correspondence, statements of work, insertion orders, contest rules, affidavits of eligibility, releases and other documents as needed.
  • Assist with the legal clearance of marketing and video game assets.
  • Manage form templates.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience drafting and negotiating agreements.
  • Strong critical-thinking skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills. Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Positive and professional attitude. Must demonstrate passion and enthusiasm.
  • Strong aptitude for learning. Willingness to take on increased responsibility.
  • Impeccable organizational and time-management abilities. Able to adapt to changing priorities and demands. Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Self-starting personality with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Able to take direction from senior attorneys and work independently with little or no supervision, and as part of a team.
  • Able to act with discretion when handling confidential matters.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working with intellectual property issues (e.g., copyrights, trademarks, etc.).
  • Experience working in the video game or entertainment industry / interest in video games.
  • Paralegal certificate.
  • Japanese language skills. Experience working in a multinational/multicultural environment.