AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Commercial Counsel

Zynga’s legal department is looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic attorney to join our team as Senior Commercial Counsel in our Austin, TX office. You will be a member of the Zynga legal Commercial Team and work closely with Zynga’s various internal clients across the globe to participate in all legal aspects of commercial transactions with a focus on advertising technology.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead complex commercial transactions involving all aspects of digital advertising and related data privacy issues, including advertising network agreements, demand-side agreements, supply-side agreements, attribution agreements, ad server agreements, and data processing addenda

  • Draft and negotiate major strategic agreements supporting Zynga’s advertising business in coordination with various internal stakeholders in the legal department and throughout Zynga’s organization

  • Support business development, product development, privacy compliance, advertising, marketing, e-commerce, IT and network operations, general procurement, and other commercial functions

  • Structure, draft and negotiate a wide variety of procurement agreements, licenses, distribution agreements, promotional agreements, product development agreements, and other commercial agreements

  • Provide advice and counseling on a wide range of legal topics, including intellectual property, compliance, risk management, partner relations, and global data protection and privacy issues

  • Develop, draft, and implement standardized contract templates and processes

  • Oversee outside counsel

  • Support commercial due diligence in corporate transactions

  • Provide guidance and support to your colleagues in the legal department

  • Coordinate closely with accounting, procurement, cybersecurity, and other business partners

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • You will have a minimum of 7+ years of relevant experience in a law firm and/or corporate law department, preferably working with technology and media companies and/or US-based public companies

  • Deep knowledge of advertising technology and related data privacy issues

  • Experience and working knowledge of SaaS products, intellectual property laws, procurement, and cross-border contractual issues

  • Attitude that no job is too big or too small and a sense of humor

  • You have pride of ownership in your work

  • Adept at working in a fast-paced environment with forward-thinking and creative people

  • You have a keen business sense and good judgment

  • Excellent contract drafting skills and ability to come up with creative legal solutions to complex and novel issues

  • You will have the ability to strike a sensible and practical balance between legal risks and business objectives

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Excellent communication skills to effectively work with various departments and levels within Zynga as well as external business partners

  • Membership with at least one state bar

What we offer you:

  • Zynga Stock RSUs and Bonus Plan

  • Full medical, dental, vision benefits as well as life insurance

  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave

  • Open vacation policy for many employees

  • Flexible working hours on many teams

  • Casual dress every single day

  • Work with cool people!

The safety of our candidates and team members is our top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our workforce transitioned to working from home, with all interviewing and onboarding being conducted virtually until further notice.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

Careers region: North America

Careers Category: Legal, Finance & Operations

Careers location: Austin, TX

Careers Type: Full-Time