Careers

Corporate Counsel

If you're curious, passionate, and multi-disciplined, you belong here. We are seeking in-house Corporate Counsel with a focus on compliance, safety, and contracts to join our management team and help make a difference.

About you: You're driven, love achieving results, are comfortable juggling multiple assignments, prefer collaborative environments, thrive on challenges, and want to find a 'great place with great people to build your career. You are seeking an opportunity to connect with the biggest brands, including the top companies in the Fortune 500. You not only have a strong work ethic, you continually strive to be an expert in your field.

About Us:  Kinetic Vision is a full-service firm bringing design, engineering, and development talent together to deliver progressive and imaginative product and process technology solutions. We have a deep history of developing cutting-edge products and technology. Employees working at Kinetic Vision have the opportunity to work with subject matter experts in high-tech fields.

 The key to our success is our focus on developing great people and products by providing the tools, training, and opportunities to grow. We are committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievement of all team members. We value our employees and want them to have a healthy balance between their personal and work lives. In addition to competitive compensation and generous benefits, life at Kinetic Vision includes a hybrid work environment providing opportunities for collaborating with subject matter experts, a state-of-the-art facility, company outings, volunteer opportunities, contests, cookouts, and summer half-day Fridays. We offer opportunities for professional development and an environment where everyone enjoys the FUN parts of their role. Putting our employees first has enabled us to be named one of Cincinnati's Top Workplaces eight years in a row, and we're proud of that honor.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Work directly with the leadership team and provide support and advice regarding the legal and compliance aspects that drive business and projects 
  • Understand and interpret general law necessary to run a mid-size company, including vendor contract maintenance, compliance, and employment law. 
  • Negotiate and draft various contractual agreements including but not limited to; MSA, SOWs, NDAs, EULAs, and various vendor agreements
  • Conduct government regulatory reviews, keep up with the law, and provide guidance on how the regulations impact company
  • Review and advise on company policies and ensure compliance with Safety, OSHA, client, and overall state/federal requirements
  • Coordinate with Insurance renewals and management of insurance policies and audits
  • Understand Dangerous Goods, PII, OSHA safety, and ITAR and conduct training
  • File and manage patent and trademark applications before the USPTO and foreign counterparts. 
  • Manage overall compliance initiatives company-wide
  • Maintain vendor compliance portals ISN

Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will have 2 to 10 years of experience in a corporate environment or at a law firm.
  • Strong knowledge of patent law, including patent research, IP development, and patent filings. Direct experience with USPTO personnel is a plus
  • Ability to think quickly due and navigate in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Experience in contract negotiations and processing for small to medium-sized service-based businesses. 
  • Experience with federal contracts, SBIR contracts, and understanding compliance requirements necessary for ITAR and other State and Federal government certifications is highly desirable. 
  • Experience and Interest in new technologies as applied to software and product development.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and professionalism that is required to work directly with clients and internal and external teams
  • Organized and methodical with attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly
  • Able to work cross-functionally and collaborate within a multi-departmental team

Other requirements: 

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Additionally, the candidate must meet the requirements necessary to perform work under ITAR regulations. 

Education minimum requirement: 

Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-accredited school. The candidate must have a current license to practice law in Ohio.

Benefits: 

  • Competitive salary  
  • Company-paid health insurance (HSA) or premium share (PPO)
  • Medical coverage exceeds ACA Platinum Benefit requirements
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Short and Long Term disability insurance
  • Life insurance  
  • Paid time off
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Contribution towards health club membership and eLearning Platforms
  • Hybrid work schedule 
  • Business Appropriate/Casual Work Environment
  • Diverse portfolio of industries and projects 
  • Collaborative and dynamic team environment
  • Start of the Art high tech facility

If you are passionate about the law as applied to technology and interested in becoming part of our team, please contact us using the online application. Only candidates who complete the online application will be considered. Thank you!

Kinetic Vision is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusion, diversity, and maintaining a harassment-free workplace. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for open positions, which will receive full consideration regardless of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other legally protected status.  We promise that you’ll always find our spirit to be welcoming, open, and inclusive. Click here for more information on Kinetic Vision's EEO policy.