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Licensing Specialist - Remote

Licensing Specialist - Remote


Please note this vacancy is open to candidates worldwide (ideally based in USA) but is not limited to those regions. Feel more than free to apply regardless of location as this is a 100% remote, Work-From-Home role as long as you can work in PST timezone.Since 1998, we've been on a mission to reshape how players interact with their favorite games, growing into a global team of over 12,000 professionals spread across 70+ studios in 26 countries.

We are always there to lend a hand to video games developers and publishers by offering a wide range of solutions: from art and audio to testing, localization and finally - Player Engagement - which is one of the fastest-growing Service Lines at Keywords Studios. Player Engagement provides technical support, community management, and trust & safety services for a wide range of AAA and Indie studios in the gaming industry.

Join us in our mission to build engaging player communities and offer outstanding experiences! 🎮🔥

Role overview

As our Licensing Specialist you'll play an important role in supporting our client, the developer of a popular racing game franchise. Your main responsibility will be to work with various stakeholders to handle inbound third party IP licensing agreements. Alongside that you'll also be responsible for managing accounts on a day to day basis, ensuring communication and coordination between all parties involved. If you're passionate about games and cars, this role offers you the best of both worlds!

What are we looking for?

Our Licensing Specialist has a knack for the following skills:


●      Provide support to the Licensing Lead in negotiating and executing inbound third-party IP agreements.

●      Assist in managing and prioritizing the workflow of inbound licensing agreements within the team.

●      Examine and process license applications, making that all necessary paperwork is included and requirements are satisfied.

●      Verify credentials and conduct background checks to make sure interested parties fulfill all legal and regulatory requirements.

●      Ensure adherence to national, state, and local laws by creating and implementing policies and processes for licensing.


●      Track and manage a high volume of inbound licensing agreements to ensure compliance and accuracy in reporting.

●      Analyze licensing agreement performance metrics to identify trends and insights for optimizing future negotiations.

●      Examine grievances and carry out audits to make sure license holders follow the terms and conditions of their licenses.


●      Effectively communicate with content partners to negotiate terms and finalize agreements in a timely manner.

●      Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure alignment on contractual terms and reporting requirements.

●      In order to obtain services connected to the licensing process, negotiate and oversee contracts with outside providers.


●      Support the Licensing Lead in expanding the IP licensing portfolio and identifying new partnership opportunities.

●      Maintain partner relationships with content partners to ensure ongoing collaboration and satisfaction.

You'd be a great fit for this role if you have:

●      Must have 2+ years of Licensing experience in video gaming, music or similar content including negotiating, closing, and tracking multiple agreements at a time.

●      Demonstrated knowledge of contractual terms related to inbound, third-party, intellectual property (IP) licensing.

●      Experience managing frequently shifting priorities to align with production timelines.

●      Ability to work independently, be a decisive thinker, and have high attention to detail.

●      Willing to research content until you are satisfied you have a full and complete picture.

●      Experience working on a global brand required, management preferred.

●      High level of organization and the ability to navigate various licensing regulations and requirements.

●      High level of communication and negotiation skills

●      Business acumen and good understanding of Marketing strategies

●      Fluency in spoken and written English

Phases of our recruitment journey:

• You send us your application with your updated resume.

• After reviewing your candidacy and if you meet the requirements, we’ll invite you for the first online Interview via MS Teams with one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists. It’s a perfect chance to exchange questions and get to know each other better. There might be a second and sometimes a Third interview with an Operations Manager.

• At the end of our journey - hopefully you will receive an offer and become our new Keywordian! Our recruitment process is fully online and remote. We value each application and review every candidate individually. Our recruitment team will get back to you as soon as they can to inform you about the status of your candidacy. If you're interested in joining our team, we highly encourage you to apply. That would be it from us - now we are waiting for your move!

What do we offer? Keywords Studios is dedicated to following a well-established Equal Opportunities Policy. We endeavor to create a workplace which provides equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.



As a remote role, we offer flexibility and a nice work-life balance.

Our company culture is fun, friendly, diverse and inclusive, and we welcome people from all over the world.

We work on exciting projects with global brands. We help the world’s greatest game development/publisher studios on community and social media management, while they work hard to develop stunning game experiences, including MMOs, AAA blockbusters, indie gems and mobile hits.

Depending on your location, as well as each project and its needs, the job could be open to freelance cooperation or employment contract if there is a possibility within our global footprint.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for considering our company as your next career move. We value diversity and inclusivity, and we are committed to creating a welcoming and supportive work environment for all our employees. We look forward to receiving your application and learning more about your experience and qualifications.

Good luck and we look forward to meeting you!


Role Information: EN

Studio: Keywords Studios

Location: Americas

Area of Work: Player Engagement

Service: Create, Globalize, Engage

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Working Pattern: Remote

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