Privacy Counsel

| Culver City, CA, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 180,000-225,000 Annually
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About Crunchyroll

WE HELP EVERYONE BELONG. IT’S OUR PURPOSE.

Founded by fans, Crunchyroll delivers the art and culture of anime to a passionate community. We super-serve over 100 million anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories, and help them connect with the stories and characters they crave. Whether that experience is online or in-person, streaming video, theatrical, games, merchandise, events and more, it’s powered by the anime content we all love.

Join our team, and help us shape the future of anime!

About the role

We are looking for a versatile and dynamic attorney to join us as our first Privacy Counsel at Crunchyroll. You'll partner with our lead Product Counsel, alongside the rest of our Legal team, InfoSec teams, and external partners, to provide practical, applicable legal guidance under global privacy laws for our key initiatives aimed at improving privacy, data use, and protection. Reporting directly to our General Counsel, you'll help shape our strategies regarding privacy, data utilization, and safeguarding as we scale internationally at a fast pace.

  • You will work with your fellow legal colleagues as an invaluable resource on data use and privacy issues as they negotiate commercial and other licensing deals to support our initiatives, and will have an impact on our service as we continue to grow internationally.
  • You will work with our Product Counsel team to guide privacy-forward product development and evaluate the impact of privacy laws and regulatory guidance on our roadmap.
  • You will have and maintain subject matter expertise in areas of data privacy and protection laws (including state and federal consumer protection and privacy laws, GDPR, and other global privacy laws) and will guide high-impact projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with team members across our business, legal, security and other departments.

We are considering applicants for our Culver City office.

About You

We get excited about candidates, like you, because...

  • You have 8+ years of relevant experience, offering practical counseling and legal guidance across privacy, regulatory, AI, and compliance domains.
  • You have worked in-house or at a top-tier law firm supporting streaming, entertainment, or tech companies.
  • Juris Doctor and active membership in good standing with the California or New York Bar.
  • You have practical knowledge of the digital VOD, TV, film, and tech industries.
  • You have executive-communication skills, excelling in high-volume environments, and eagerly embracing every opportunity.
  • You can influence, establish relationships, and build trust with internal and external partners.
  • You have a curious mindset, enjoy problem-solving, and excel in navigating emerging legal landscapes, recognizing their inherent complexities and risks.
  • You stay up-to-date with industry trends and developments to inform strategic decision-making.
  • A fantastic sense of humor and a willingness to tackle challenges head-on are definite assets!

Why you will love working at Crunchyroll

In addition to getting to work with fun, passionate and inspired colleagues, you will also enjoy the following benefits and perks:

  • Receive a great compensation package including salary plus performance bonus earning potential, paid annually.
  • Flexible time off policies allowing you to take the time you need to be your whole self.
  • Generous medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health Saving Account HSA program
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan, with employer match
  • Employer paid commuter benefit
  • Support program for new parents
  • Pet insurance and some of our offices are pet friendly!

#LifeAtCrunchyroll #LI-Hybrid

The Pay Range for this position is listed. Actual pay will vary based on factors including, but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Crunchyroll’s Total Rewards offerings for employees. Other rewards may include performance bonuses, employer matched retirement savings, time-off programs, and progressive health benefits and perks.

Pay Transparency - Culver City, CA

$180,000$225,000 USD

About our Values

We want to be everything for someone rather than something for everyone and we do this by living and modeling our values in all that we do. We value

  • Courage. We believe that when we overcome fear, we enable our best selves.

  • Curiosity. We are curious, which is the gateway to empathy, inclusion, and understanding.

  • Service. We serve our community with humility, enabling joy and belonging for others.

  • Kaizen. We have a growth mindset committed to constant forward progress.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion

Our mission of helping people belong reflects our commitment to diversity & inclusion. It's just the way we do business.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Crunchyroll. Pursuant to applicable law, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Crunchyroll, LLC is an independently operated joint venture between US-based Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Japan's Aniplex, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., both subsidiaries of Tokyo-based Sony Group Corporation.

Questions about Crunchyroll’s hiring process? Please check out our Hiring FAQs: https://help.crunchyroll.com/hc/en-us/articles/360040471712-Crunchyroll-Hiring-FAQs

Please beware of recent scams to online job seekers. Those applying to our job openings will only be contacted directly from @crunchyroll.com email account.

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Location

9050 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232

An Insider's view of Crunchyroll

What's something quirky about your company?

If you need a midday break or a little creative inspiration, we have a full manga library stocked with stories just waiting to be enjoyed!

Bianca

Director, Public Relations - Americas and Japan

What does career growth look like on your team?

The spirit, tenacity, and genuine, energizing joy this team has for our work, our mission, and our fans make it impossible not to grow. We grow individually, we grow together- and it’s amazing to see our vision go from a simple, imagined thought to something real that delights people around the world.

Mae

Associate Manager, Social Media

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I experienced tremendous growth at this company for the past half-decade. From my perspective, communication between teams and departments is only getting better.

Maria

Staff Security & Compliance Engineer

What are Crunchyroll Perks + Benefits

Crunchyroll Benefits Overview

In addition to fun, passionate, and skilled co-workers, Crunchyroll offers competitive salaries as well as a “Use What You Need” time away from work policy. Crunchyroll offers Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan with employer match. There are also perks beyond the nitty-gritty, such as a dog-friendly office, virtual yoga classes, mental health care, and more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Crunchyroll encourages and facilitates all forms of local community volunteering including Techbridge Girls in the Bay Area, Cat Town - Oakland, Baby2Baby, and A Sense of Home.
Partners with nonprofits
Crunchyroll has partnered with numerous US-based STEAM organizations including Ryman Arts & The Barcid Foundation, as well as The Inter College Animation Festival and Amusement Media Academy in Japan.
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

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