Product Privacy Counsel




Los Angeles, CA


Position summary

Company Summary: TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.

Why Join Us: Creation is the core of TikTok's purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible. Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day. To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always. At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve. Join us.

About the Team: We are looking for an experienced senior patent attorney to work closely with internal stakeholders to conduct solid analysis, provide pragmatic and strategic advice. This position provides candidates with a unique opportunity to be part of a growing team, work on cutting-edge issues in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, collaborate with colleagues in business, engineering, compliance, security, and policy teams on patent issues critical to protecting TikTok's efforts on products and innovations, and execute and advance the patent strategy . Candidates must be highly collaborative, self-motivated, strategical thinking, and intellectually curious. Responsibilities

  • Lead global review of new products, product features, and other product-related matters to ensure compliance with privacy and data protection laws.
  • Coordinate with regional counsel to perform multi-jurisdictional assessments in order to assist with global privacy design and compliance efforts.
  • Lead efforts to develop global strategies, standards, and policies for our privacy and data protection practices.
  • Collaborate with other legal and product stakeholders to develop creative solutions for novel, complex privacy issues.
  • Collaborate with privacy engineering to develop scalable technical privacy solutions.
  • Coordinate internal communication, projects, and training amongst different teams (legal, data security, information security, product, business development, monetization, and regional teams).
  • Provide support as needed to assist on other company initiatives (new technology implementation, internal policies, and data security efforts).
  • Monitor privacy trends across markets to determine trends and issues for the company to address.
  • Qualified to practice law and in good standing in Singapore, US, UK, other common law jurisdiction, or EU member state.
  • 8 or more years' of post qualifications experience, at least 3 years in managing privacy legal and regulatory matters; internationally recognized data privacy certifications or courses would be advantageous.
  • Experience should include leading data privacy efforts globally/regionally for a major multinational corporation or advising agency on data privacy issues.
  • Experience, and more importantly personal interest, in technology, social network, internet, and all things digital is ideal.
  • Experience with analyzing products to determine their compliance with applicable data protection regulations and principles.
  • Detail oriented that can coordinate across multiple teams/countries.
  • Strong sense of problem solving and proactive work ethic.
  • Determination to face tough challenges in a fast-paced environment while keeping a sense of humor.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at https://tiktokops.accommodations@ The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $162133 - $302240 annually.​Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.​At ByteDance/TikTok our benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support ByteDancers to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees: ​We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care. ​Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off(PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability. ​We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.​

Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.3/5 in supportive management

  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 100% would recommend this company to other women

  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.

  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.

  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.