Associate Product Legal Counsel

Jun 19, 2024
Seattle, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

About Us

Twitch is the world’s biggest live streaming service, with global communities built around gaming, entertainment, music, sports, cooking, and more. It is where thousands of communities come together for whatever, every day.

We’re about community, inside and out. You’ll find coworkers who are eager to team up, collaborate, and smash (or elegantly solve) problems together. We’re on a quest to empower live communities, so if this sounds good to you, see what we’re up to on LinkedIn and Twitter,  and discover the projects we’re solving on our Blog. Be sure to explore our Interviewing Guide to learn how to ace our interview process.

About the Role

Join a dynamic legal team working on a variety of legal issues across the entire company. Serve as a key legal advisor to Twitch’s business teams on all phases of the product development life cycle. Handle topics such as trust & safety, content policy, privacy, brand safety, and regulator engagement that arise out of the operation and growth of a global UGC service. Balance legal expertise and business considerations to assist product, operations, engineering, business development, and other teams to develop thoughtful strategies towards product development while mitigating legal risk.

You can work in San Francisco, CA; Irvine, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Seattle, WA; and New York, NY, with hybrid work options available.

You Will:

  • Advise on the application of a range of laws, compliance issues, and industry standards, with a focus on safety, privacy, public policy, and regulatory concerns.
  • Review products, processes, features, and initiatives to provide advice consistent with Twitch’s legal obligations globally.
  • Partner with cross-functional stakeholders, including Product, Engineering, Privacy, Public Policy, Marketing, Comms, and Trust & Safety.

You Have:

  • Juris Doctor Degree
  • California Bar admission in good standing (or California Registered In-House Counsel)
  • 5+ years of relevant legal experience working on technology-related issues, with 1+ year of in-house experience preferred
  • Experience advising clients in the video, mobile, gaming, e-commerce, online marketplaces, user generated content, or internet products/services sectors
  • Experience analyzing and advising clients on US and international laws regarding content policies, youth safety, privacy and data protection, and/or trust & safety
  • Collegial attitude, desire to work on a highly collaborative team, and sense of humor

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity and understanding of Twitch
  • Experience as product counsel at a technology company
  • Experience with video games, esports, social media, or services hosting user generated content


  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Amazon Employee Discount

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

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Twitch values your privacy. Please consult our Candidate Privacy Notice, for information about how we collect, use, and disclose personal information of our candidates.

Job ID: TW8499

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from our lowest geographic market up to our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. This position will remain open until filled. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.


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