Description

At Wooga, we are very proud of the diverse, creative and friendly environment we have established and we believe you will enjoy working with some of the best people in the industry. Each of our Woogas plays an important role in our success as a company and in shaping our culture. We really value our razor-sharp focus on story-driven casual games, excellent craftsmanship, truly collaborative way of working, and the values we strive to live up to every day. We create joyful experiences that awaken our players’ desire to see what happens next. Based in the heart of Berlin, with over 300 employees from around the world, we work together to create high-quality casual games with engaging stories at the core of the experience.

As Legal Counsel in Wooga’s Legal team of 3, you will have a unique opportunity to work independently with teams across Wooga and Playtika as a trusted advisor on legal and strategic matters. This challenging role offers a high level of visibility and accountability.

  • Work directly with Wooga’s business and service teams to advise on a wide variety of commercial and legal issues
  • Develop a strong understanding of the company’s business and provide timely, practical, business-oriented legal advice and recommendations to the business units
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts with the company’s international suppliers, such as agreements on services, licensing, outsourcing, consulting, IT, marketing, etc.
  • Provide ad-hoc advice to stakeholders on contentious issues
  • Advise HR team on employment matters
  • Monitor and provide guidance on applicable laws and the industry practice, take initiative to recommend and improve business practice
  • Develop and maintain company contract templates, business and contracting processes and internal policies to help scale the business
  • Manage and lead projects involving Legal and various business units
  • Operate with autonomy and accountability for results in all of the above

  • Fully qualified lawyer in Germany (“Volljurist”)
  • Minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience in a law firm advising tech clients or as an in-house counsel with a focus on commercial and/or employment law; experience both in-house and law firm a plus
  • Specialized working experience in employment law is desirable
  • Strong commercial contracting background
  • Fluency and strong communication skills in written and spoken German and English; ability to work in a third language a plus
  • Strong ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external stakeholders in a global company
  • Excellent business judgment, understanding of technology and interest in learning about the games industry
  • Ability to work independently, take ownership, be proactive, pay attention to detail, demonstrate high level of organization and prioritization and communicate in a fast paced international environment, hands-on mindset
  • Ability to think globally to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, results-driven environment and drive both strategic decisions and operational tasks
  • Creativity and eagerness to find solutions
  • … and above all, a team player

Please note: Research has shown that some under-represented groups in the gaming industry (eg: women) tend to apply only if they meet every single requirement. Here at Wooga, the desire to learn and the willingness to solve problems are more important to us than your experience on paper. We encourage you to apply even if you do not think that you tick all the boxes – thinking outside of such boxes and embracing the diversity of mindsets and backgrounds is what we believe makes our teams thrive.

  • Shape the future! Challenge the status quo and team up with a diverse group of experts (over 57 nationalities!) working on crafting the world’s best games.
  • We offer a generous relocation package and home search support if you are not already located in Berlin. Did we mention that we also cooperate with Kindergartens?
  • Make use of a significant education budget and extra days off for self-development. Join our meet-ups, talks, brown bag lunches, internal trainings, workshops and many others.
  • Enjoy the yoga, mindfulness app, sports and transport subsidies. And a Purpose Day to donate your time to a worthy cause
  • Did you know that German is the third most commonly taught language worldwide? Learn it too! We offer German language classes for you and your significant other.
  • With our hybrid work model you will work in the office with your teams twice a week, to encourage in-person collaboration and team bonding The other three days you can choose if you want to work from home or from the office. We also offer 10 days a year to work from abroad. We got your back!

At Wooga we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for everyone who works here or with us, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) and game preferences. Be yourself, we like you that way