Product Counsel at Snap

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Snapchat is the camera used by over 150 million people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, we are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.

We’re looking for a Product Counsel to join Team Snapchat! Working closely with the Privacy and Product legal team, you will review design concepts, flag legal issues, and loop in the right colleagues to assess them. Working from our Venice, CA headquarters, you’ll collaborate with Engineering, Design, and other teams throughout the company to guide the development of new Snap products and technologies.Your work plays a critical role in deciding what Snap Inc. will look like in the future.

What You’ll Do:  

  • Work closely with Engineering, Product, Design, and Content teams to understand and assess new products and technologies, from early development stages through launch
  • Analyze potential legal risks and regulatory requirements for new products and technologies
  • Work with legal colleagues to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Help scale the legal organization and develop innovative processes to support the fast-moving Engineering, Product, and Design teams
  • Help Privacy Counsel with due diligence and integrations in M&A transactions
  • Work with Engineering, Design, Advertising, Communications, and Customer Operations to develop public-facing descriptions of new products and technologies

Who we’re looking for:

  • JD with excellent academic credentials
  • Membership in at least one state bar (CA or NY preferred)
  • 3+ years of experience practicing law (in-house experience strongly preferred)
  • Experience across a range of legal disciplines – privacy, IP, media, and communications law
  • Some familiarity with the GDPR
  • Ad tech experience is a plus
  • A quick study who’s comfortable having to master new areas of law and tech
  • Excellent legal and business judgment, strategic thinking, and drafting skills
  • Able to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the company on complex, multifaceted issues
  • Detail-oriented, business-friendly, and a team player, with an ability to think creatively and accommodate tight deadlines
  • Strong work ethic and able to work independently

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at accommodations-ext@snap.com.

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