KRAFTON, Inc. is a collective of independent game development teams responsible for various entertainment properties, including PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, ELYON, and TERA. The name, which is derived from the word craftsmanship, is an acknowledgement of the company’s never-ending pursuit of innovation and creating engaging experiences.

KRAFTON currently consists of PUBG Studio, Striking Distance Studios, Bluehole Studio, and RisingWings. KRAFTON is rapidly growing and seeking a Counsel who will be full-time in Los Angeles or the Bay Area, California. This is a great opportunity to think independently, take initiative of legal affairs, and work in one of the most exciting industries in the world. As Legal Counsel, you will be part of a fast-growing legal department and will report directly to the Head of Global Legal.


  • Draft, negotiate, advise, and review commercial agreements including: services, marketing, publishing, licensing, technology and data privacy-related agreements, etc.
  • Draft and review online policies including consumer notices, social media, press releases, etc.
  • Plan and direct legal affairs and ensure business policies and activities are managed correctly and in compliance with current laws
  • Provide hands-on counsel to all levels of the organization and manage the operations of the legal department globally
  • Ensure that company communications, contracts, documents, filings and press releases undergo legal review
  • Review changes to law and regulations and advise regarding any impact to the business
  • Engage and coordinate with outside counsel as well as the legal team in HQ in Seoul for certain matters
  • Other relevant legal duties as assigned


  • Juris Doctorate from a top accredited law school
  • Admission to the California Bar
  • 5-10 years of experience in a major law firm or in a gaming company
  • Knowledge of Korean a plus, but not required
  • Must have a sense of humor and interest in gaming
  • Strong sense of customer support and excellent interpersonal/communication skills
  • Analytical, detail-oriented, organized, and able to work in a fast-paced environment


  • Competitive compensation 
  • 100% family coverage of medical, dental, vision insurance 
  • Unlimited time off for all employees
  • 401K match, covered life insurance 
  • Weekly Grubhub lunch stipend
  • Game and Fitness reimbursement programs
  • Lots of PUBG Swag including Loot Box drops and free PUBG play on Steam
  • Fun team building activities throughout the year



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