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Aristocrat Group has exclusively engaged Harris Legal Search to recruit a Senior Counsel to support the Company’s digital business, Pixel United.

The successful candidate will provide legal support to all aspects of the Company’s digital business, including but not limited to the management of commercial matters across a broad range of areas (including advertising, marketing, promotions, and user acquisition agreements) as well as corporate transactions and other strategic projects.  The successful individual will provide best-in-class legal services efficiently, timely, and in a cost-effective manner by anticipating, addressing, and creatively resolving legal issues and providing counsel in a manner that optimizes business results.

The position is based in the U.S. and may be remote from the U.S. or working from Aristocrat’s offices in Las Vegas or Seattle.  The position reports to the General Counsel – Pixel United, who is based in the London office.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Business Units

  • Serve as a legal partner for the business as directed by the General Counsel – Pixel United.
  • Provide accurate and timely legal services to business partners, including analyzing, researching, reviewing, interpretation, dispute resolution, drafting, and negotiating.
  • Assist with the assessment of proposed transactions and the development of deal structures to minimize legal and business risks.
  • Interpret and advise applicable business units concerning relevant laws and regulations.
  • Promote seamless teamwork and become an essential strategic partner to the business by aiding in their strategic goals and objectives, making internal customer experience a competitive advantage.
  • Create and deliver cross-channel educational presentations and tools about relevant legal issues.
  • Aid in the creation and implementation of internal digital policies and procedures.

General

  • Work on special projects where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Analyze legal issues impacting the business, evaluate options and recommend mitigating actions.
  • Support and role model the Legal & Compliance Team’s Drive to Thrive strategy.
  • Deliver timely and solution-focused legal services while managing cash flow and achieving budget targets.
  • Operate as a sustainability champion by providing advice and counsel to our business clients and ensuring that all initiatives meet legal requirements and advance our reputation.
  • Manage external counsel resources.
  • Champion a commitment to honesty, integrity, and responsible corporate behavior by fostering a compliance culture within the organization where employees feel comfortable reporting potential violations or misconduct.

EXPERIENCE

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited U.S. law school and a member in good standing with a U.S. state bar with approximately 7+ years’ experience as a commercial lawyer at a law firm or corporation.
  • Comfort and familiarity with existing and emerging technology.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as cross-functionally with other teams and to influence and build effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities, simultaneously drive numerous projects, identify, and resolve business issues, and earn the confidence of executive business partners.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Exceptional business judgment and analytical skills.
  • Experience handling all aspects of commercial contracts.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, metric-driven environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities.
  • Ability to uphold and demonstrate the highest level of integrity in all situations and recognize standards required by a regulated business.
  • Experience in the video games business or technology sector is not a must but would be valued.

COMPANY

Aristocrat Group is an ideas company at heart, which means innovation is embedded into every aspect of its business. With a global presence comprised of multiple slot games and a large digital gaming portfolio, Aristocrat is the largest gambling machine manufacturer in Australia, and the second largest in the world.  Aristocrat prides itself in bringing joy to life through the power of play, no matter where its customers access its content.

Pixel United, Aristocrat’s digital business, is a mobile games powerhouse, boasting three world-leading publishers in Product Madness, Plarium, and Big Fish Games that entertain millions of players every day.  Play inspires everything they do, from bringing delight to millions of players around the world through exceptional games, building best workplace environments, to attracting world-class talent. To Pixel United, the fun is working together to build something bigger than ourselves and the thrill of making something great. Pixel United looks for people who will challenge themselves to think differently about what is possible.  Pixel United hires smart, creative, collaborative people who love entertainment experiences and want to push themselves and everything they make into exciting new territory.

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