Twitch

Legal Counsel

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About Us

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on LinkedIn, Twitter and on our Blog.

About the Role

We are looking for a capable, bright lawyer to support our expanding and evolving operations in APAC. You will be a member of the international legal team and advise the business on the legal, regulatory and commercial aspects of diverse projects. You will engage with regulation and policy in an emerging field, with a frequent focus on the Republic of Korea. This is an excellent opportunity to join Twitch's close-knit legal team, build relationships with Amazon legal teams and have fun tackling the complex issues faced by our business, clients and communities.

You will seek responsibility and autonomy in your role and you will be inquisitive, enthusiastic about media, content and technology, and enjoy being challenged intellectually. In return you will be offered great opportunities to share and develop your skills in an exciting, high-growth media and technology business.

The role will work from our Singapore office, though there may be flexibility, and some international travel will be required.

You Will:

  • Advise on legal, regulatory and commercial issues relating to the strategic development of the APAC business, with frequent focus on East Asia and particularly the Republic of Korea
  • Structure, draft and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements including in relation to advertising, content, talent, business development, marketing, creative services and technology
  • Monitor and advise on regulations including in the media, content and technology industries
  • Manage the resolution of issues that arise in relationships with Twitch's clients, communities and third parties
  • Work with the broader Amazon Digital Group and other Twitch legal teams on diverse projects

You Have:

  • University Degree and legal qualifications
  • 3+ years post qualification experience (PQE)
  • Law firm, in-house, and/or government experience
  • REQUIRED: Business fluency in Korea language (drafting, negotiating, advocacy)
  • Bonus: Media, video-game, advertising or technology industry background
  • Bonus: Engagement with regulators, particularly in the Republic of Korea

Bonus Points

  • Excellent legal and commercial awareness and top-notch drafting and negotiating skills
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory principles affecting media and technology businesses
  • Experience navigating uncharted waters and working with and influencing all levels of employees and management
  • The ability to function as part of an international legal team and to operate autonomously when needed.

Perks

  • Medical Insurance
  • Health Screenings
  • Life Insurance
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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