Senior Legal Counsel, Employment at Unity

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The Opportunity

Unity is looking for a Senior Employment Counsel to join its Corporate Legal team. In this role, you will partner with the People team and the Legal team to focus on employment-related matters across our rapidly growing global organization! You will provide day-to-day counseling on all aspects of the employee lifecycle while also creating scalable global employment policies, processes, templates, and trainings to support Unity's ambitious growth. You are a strategic thinker who understands the business implications of legal decisions, and are able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, high-growth environment!

What you'll be doing

  • Advise and counsel on a range of employment law issues, including recruiting, hiring, termination, diversity and inclusion, leaves of absence and accommodation, wage and hour, Employee Relations investigations, compensation and benefits, employee privacy, and contingent workforce
  • Lead and collaborate cross-functional partners to develop and refine scalable employment processes, policies, trainings, and business strategies that balance business need with risk mitigation
  • Work with international HR Location Partners and local counsel to draft and review global employment-related agreements, letters, and templates in compliance with local laws and regulations
  • Project manage Unity's people compliance obligations, including the EEO-1, AAP, and other federal requirements
  • Work with the Legal Director and outside counsel on litigation and special projects including M&A, entity evaluations, and re-orgs

What we're looking for

  • JD from an accredited law school and admission to a state bar in good standing
  • Strong US employment law experience at a top law firm and/or in-house legal department, with some experience advising on European employment matters
  • Ability to draft documents, policies, and messages in a clear, concise, and digestible manner for business partners
  • High level of comfort working with technology, such as Google Drive, Box, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Docs, Slack, etc.
  • May require some travel

You might also have

  • Prior in-house experience working with a high-tech company

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

Unity is at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than five billion times per month in 2020. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases

Location

Our office is located in East Austin close to plenty of bars and restaurants as well as MetroRail and Metro Express is only a few blocks away!

An Insider's view of Unity

What are some social events your company does?

We attend many business related events like Unite, hackweek and diversity or technology focused recruiting/networking events. We also organize others specifically for employee health and well-being: meditation and yoga, trivia, magic and drag shows, Unity connect days and meetups. It's been a blessing having the opportunity to engage with others.

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What are Unity Perks + Benefits

Unity Benefits Overview

Unity provides a complete benefits package for each of our regions; including medical and dental coverage, vision care and a health care spending account for use on services of your choosing. Many of our packages also include wellness coverage with local partners including gyms and boutiques in your area.

In addition to our health benefits, Unity offers a work-from-home budget that allows employees to cover expenses which make their remote working conditions as comfortable as possible during the pandemic. While in the office, employees can enjoy an array of food and beverage, and an awesome workplace with top rated spaces for work and entertainment!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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