Commercial Counsel

You know the drill: Design and build legal processes. Draft and negotiate contracts. Provide advice to our internal teams—and translate it from legalese to everyday language.

 

01About Frame.io

Frame.io is changing the future of how videos are made by helping over 1 million creative professionals seamlessly collaborate from all over the world.

We’re backed by Accel, FirstMark, Insight Partners, SignalFire, Jared Leto, and a host of other amazing investors. Our market-leading product is used and loved by companies such as Turner, Disney, NASA, Snapchat, BBC, BuzzFeed, TED, Adobe, Udemy, and many more.

We’re in an exciting period of growth and are always seeking extremely talented and passionate individuals who share our vision for helping visual content creators produce their best work.

 

02About the Role 

As we continue to grow and expand, we are looking for a Commercial Counsel to join our team! You will be responsible for a variety of legal matters, including drafting and negotiating contracts, managing our IP portfolio, advising business clients on various day-to-day questions, and performing research on applicable law and regulations. The right candidate is comfortable working on dozens of assignments at the same time and will be able to provide practical, concise, plain-language advice to the Frame.io team.

 

03Requirements

  • Excellent business judgment; intellectual curiosity and the ability to balance legal and business requirements
  • The ability to skillfully draft and negotiate complex commercial agreements with a solution-oriented approach; comfort thinking quickly on your feet
  • High motivation, with the drive to work independently, plan and accomplish goals, manage and prioritize projects with deadlines, and the ability to thrive in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills
  • The ability to operate autonomously and work collaboratively as a team player with sales and other internal business partners
  • A JD from an accredited law school
  • Admission and membership in good standing of the bar of New York or the necessary qualifications to register as in-house counsel
  • Enthusiasm for the Frame.io mission and eagerness to become a part of our collaborative, friendly, and dynamic team

 

04Bonus points if you have 

  • 4-6 years of experience in corporate transactional work, with a preference for at least 2 years of in-house legal experience with growing businesses, ideally with experience navigating privacy laws and issues in a commercial context
  • Experience in or demonstrated interest in technology companies

 

05Responsibilities

  • Provide business-minded legal advice to Frame.io teams
  • Independently review, draft, and negotiate a wide variety of contracts (think: technology vendors, business development deals, customer agreements)
  • Counsel colleagues on a host of legal questions, such as: Privacy law, Contract interpretation, Employment law issues
  • Help create and implement company policies
  • Design, build, and improve legal processes, including a contract management system
  • Gain a deep understanding of privacy and other regulations impacting the business, including CCPA and GDPR, and the ability to translate that understanding into actionable guidance for business teams
  • Handle a wide variety of other demands and projects, big and small, that arise in a rapidly growing startup (spanning everything from reviewing vendor contracts to advising on international expansion)
  • 4-6 years of experience in corporate transactional work, with a preference for at least 2 years of in-house legal experience with growing businesses, ideally with experience navigating privacy laws and issues in a commercial context
  • Experience in or demonstrated interest in technology companies

 

06Benefits

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Paid parental leave for primary or secondary caregivers
  • Unlimited PTO and designated Volunteering paid time off
  • Yearly stipend for learning and development
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance and OneMedical membership
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • $50 Monthly reimbursement for cell phone bill

 

07Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is simple. At Frame.io, we believe that working with people of different backgrounds and perspectives allows us to elevate each other and helps us build a better product for our users.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and are committed to providing all employees with a work environment that celebrates individuality and remains free from any form of discrimination and harassment. We base our employment decisions on the needs of our business, job requirements, and applicants' qualifications. In other words, we only care that you’re the best person for the job.

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