Company Summary:
TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.

Why join us:
Creation is the core of TikTok's purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.
Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.
To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.
At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.
Join us.

About the Team:
Our team provides legal guidance for innovative consumer-facing products and services, and integrated platforms servicing our global video market. We help technical and business teams achieve their goals by understanding our offerings and providing recommendations to help our products comply with legal requirements. The team is growing quickly and is seeking highly experienced, bright and capable legal professionals to join.

  • Act as the primary legal counsel for several product lines responsible for advising on the launch of new and updated consumer products, features and services, identifying and mitigating critical legal and reputation risks, addressing pre-litigation disputes, negotiating strategic transactions, and engaging with regulators and determining appropriate compliance controls.
  • You will serve as a key partner to business leadership and lead development of strategies to address legal issues in creative, business-centric ways.
  • You will build processes that address risk and allow the business flexibility and freedom to move quickly. And, provide strategic guidance, including guides and playbooks for the business.
  • Collaborate with product, product operations, public policy, communications, privacy, trust & safety and other cross-functional colleagues on product guidance, communications, policy development, and enforcement decisions.
  • The successful candidate will be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy continuous challenges and a fast pace, and demonstrate sound judgment in ambiguous situations.
  • As a team leader, the successful candidate will also be an effective, inclusive manager, skilled at developing and growing highly skilled legal counsel and professionals.
  • Periodic limited travel, domestic and international, will be required.

  • Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school (or foreign equivalent) with membership in good standing in a U.S. State Bar
  • 10+ years of post-qualification experience, past experience should include 4+ years product counseling at an leading consumer-facing digital application, ideally including user-generated content
  • Ability to work independently and to lead a product vertical while contributing successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines
  • Comfort working in a global environment with colleagues at all levels in various time zones in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at

Job Information:?For Pay Transparency?Compensation Description (annually)

The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $228000 - $357390 annually.?

Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.?

Our company benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support our employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees: ?

We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care. ?

Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability. ?

We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.?