Sr Manager Licensing [Digital Gaming]
El Segundo, CA 
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Posting Title Sr Manager Licensing [Digital Gaming] Requisition Number 220460 Company Mattel Sales Corp. Location El Segundo, California Address 333 Continental Blvd Zip Code 90245 Job Category Finance

CREATIVITY IS OUR SUPERPOWER.It's our heritage and it's also our future. Because we don't just make toys. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. Mattel is at its best when every member of our team feels respected, included, and heard-when everyone can show up as themselves and do their best work every day. We value and share an infinite range of ideas and voices that evolve and broaden our perspectives with a reach that extends into all our brands, partners, and suppliers.

The Team:

The Digital Gaming team's mission is to expand Mattel's ever-growing IP catalog in the digital gaming space. This includes outbound IP licensing of our brands to 3rd party game developers/publishers and partnering with other companies for co-development. The team is comprised of individuals from various backgrounds to tackle the key challenges such as marketing, business development/licensing, UX/UI, and production.

The Opportunity:

The Digital Gaming team is seeking aSr Manager Licensing - Digital Gaming based in Los Angeles, CA who will help the team drive Mattel's gaming business forward. We need someone who is driven, smart, hard-working, and willing to do whatever it takes to be successful.

This role is a great fit for anyone who loves video games, a dynamic working environment, and loves working with partners. This role needs to be able to forge internal and external relationships to help expand the business.

What Your Impact Will Be:

  • Drive value creation through mobile licensing partnerships with mobile game companies globally
  • Expand our IP slate into new mobile games with previously unreleased IP
  • Partnership management of existing mobile licensee partners
  • Contract negotiation for any new deals or amendments to existing deals
  • Coordination with various internal teams, including but not limited to Global Brand Team (GBT), Marketing, Legal and Finance

What We're Looking For:

  • 6-8 years in mobile game business development required
  • Pulse on the latest trends in video games
  • Deep knowledge & expertise of the video game landscape
  • Large breadth of contacts at various mobile game companies
  • Deep understanding of free-to-play gaming
  • Contract negotiation experience is required
  • Ability to travel and attend various trade shows/conferences

Preferred Requirements:

  • Previous Licensing Experience is a plus
  • Experience in video games
  • Passion for toys, gaming, web3/NFTs, the metaverse, kids/family entertainment and/or early childhood learning & development

What It's Like to Work Here:

We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors:

  • We collaborate:Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.
  • We innovate:At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.
  • We execute:We are a performance driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best in class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.

Our Approach to Hybrid Work

We embrace a hybrid work model to empower a culture of growth, optimism, and wellbeing, where everyone can deliver on our shared purpose and realize their full potential. Combining purposeful in-person collaboration with tech-enabled hybridwork, our focus is to provide flexibility while enabling collaboration for moments that matter.

Who We Are:

Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children's and family entertainment franchises in the world. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO and MEGA, as well as other popular intellectual properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 35 locations and our products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world's leading retail and ecommerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.

Mattel is recognized for the second year in a row as a Great Place to Work and as one of Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators in 2022.

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Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. F/M/Disability/Vet


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