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Privacy Counsel

Date: Apr 30, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: VIZIO, Inc.

About the team:

VIZIO’s Legal team is seeking a Privacy Counsel to join their team. The successful candidate will have a background in managing the company’s privacy program with relevant industry background including AdTech experience. The Privacy Counsel will report to the Deputy General Counsel.


What you will do:

  • Serve as the privacy subject matter expert at VIZIO.
  • Drive agenda and management of privacy committee.
  • Partner with legal experts to monitor and interpret the various data privacy laws, regulations, contractual obligations and industry best practices relating to data privacy and our product compliance obligations.
  • Partner with commercial counsel and procurement to provide privacy subject-matter support for commercial agreements and vendor management.
  • Enhance the existing privacy program, policies, procedures and guidelines for data privacy and our product compliance obligations to continually improve our compliance posture.
  • Work with our business groups to maintain data governance documentation.
  • Build strong partnerships across all of VIZIO’s business units including, legal, product, engineering, business development, finance, sales and marketing to ensure that all products, offerings and practices comply with data privacy and compliance requirements.
  • Carry out privacy impact assessments and other product compliance assessments consistent with our privacy program and other compliance procedures and guidelines.
  • Oversee, develop and deliver effective general and role-based privacy and product compliance training and guidance to workforce and other third parties as needed.
  • Embed privacy-by-design into the company’s culture, addressing all aspects necessary for best practices in the compliance program, including training, communication and monitoring/auditing.
  • Investigate and respond to privacy or other data events or incidents, in collaboration with Information Security and other stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned



About you:

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school with solid academic credentials and California bar member (or qualified to register as in house counsel)
  • 7-11 years experience required (experience advising on privacy legal risks and mitigations, with working knowledge of relevant privacy laws and self-regulations)
  • CIPP certification preferred
  • Familiarity with information technology (applications and architectures) used in enterprise system
  • In-house counsel experience preferred
  • Evaluate issues from legal and business perspectives with a practical, business-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Able to manage and drive issues and projects cross-functionally across departments
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, and Outlook) and PC based programs
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Resourceful
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Sense of humor and strong interpersonal skills including maturity, creativity and a high energy level
  • Team-oriented and able to interact effectively and influence peers and all levels of management
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Must have a professional/mature demeanor
  • Ability to thrive in a very fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple demanding projects at once
  • You are a self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced, yet at times, ambiguous environment.
  • You are a hard-working team player, with a “no task is too small” attitude.
  • You have strong project management skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and cross-functional stakeholders simultaneously to drive outcomes within often tight deadlines


About VIZIO:


We are Beautifully Simple.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO's mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at a significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart.


VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.




Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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