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Crunchyroll, LLC

Privacy Counsel

at Crunchyroll, LLC

Culver City, United States

About Crunchyroll


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.

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