Sep 24

Commercial Counsel

InVision is the leading platform used by teams across Product, Engineering, HR, and Marketing to drive world-class collaboration. It’s every company’s imperative to continuously innovate and improve on their customer experience: InVision’s platform, education, and community amplify collaboration across teams and geographies to powerfully transform both internal processes and business outcomes.

More than 7 million people across global teams — from enterprise companies to small businesses — use InVision to drive their digital transformation. That process encompasses ideation, conversation, visual collaboration, and so much more. Teams use InVision to create, prototype, and test new ideas, develop repeatable and streamlined processes, and improve workflows throughout the entire organization to move more efficiently from inspiration to production. Customers include 100 percent of the Fortune 100 and organizations including Adidas, Netflix, HBO, Ikea, Slack, and Virgin Atlantic. 

InVision is a fully distributed company, with people in more than 20 countries. Investors include Accel, ICONIQ, FirstMark, Tiger Global, Battery Ventures, and Spark Capital. Visit us at InVisionApp.com and Invisionapp.com/inside-design.

We are seeking a talented and creative Commercial Counsel to join our in-house legal team. This role will work closely with teams across the enterprise, and worldwide. You will closely collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their business objectives and identify, address and communicate risks.  We are a business focused legal team that consistently drives creative solutions to cutting edge legal problems. 

Come join a fabulous team as we reimagine the ideal work environment at a growing, dynamic company. 

Responsibilities

  • Drive commercial contracts to close, including structuring, drafting and negotiating customer agreements, vendor agreements, partnership agreements and technology licenses
  • Identify and solve IP, privacy and commercial legal issues across the organization  
  • Implement and manage project management and tracking systems in the legal group and across departments 
  • Advise on or lead key decisions relating to international expansion, acquisitions and HR
  • Provide training to sales team and new legal hires to increase efficiency and effectively leverage the legal department

What does it take to succeed?

  • Domain expertise in SaaS, general commercial, privacy and IP law (and better yet, working knowledge of data security)
  • Ability to build processes and organization in a high growth startup environment
  • Ability to expeditiously provide prudent risk-based recommendations consistent with good business practices and common sense, while being business-friendly and collaborative
  • Ability to work in a team, with lawyers and non-lawyers, to efficiently establish effective solutions 
  • Deep legal background but a true generalist willing to pitch in wherever help is needed 
  • Effective communicator and strong negotiator
  • Can instill confidence in dealing with business and legal counterparts inside and outside of InVision
  • Approachable, with a collaborative and flexible style, and a passion for change and continuous improvement
  • Strategic thinker, problem solver with good organization skills
  • Passion for supporting our internal customers and building a business

Requirements:

  • JD and Bachelor's Degree
  • Admitted to practice law in at least one U.S. state
  • 4-6+ years of relevant experience working in either (preferably both) the technology transactions or commercial practice of a law firm, and/or in-house at a SaaS/technology company, including experience handling transactions covering both the sale and procurement of technology/services
  • Experience with a broad range of commercial contracts and legal issues

About InVision:

As a remote-first company, our culture, employee experiences, and award-winning perks are all designed to make sure that everyone feels connected and engaged to each other and our customers. We empower InVisioners to author their day, so they can balance work with making time for the relationships that matter most to them. We believe this kind of trust enables our teams to hack their work/life in amazing ways. Want to find out more about how we work? Check out our careers page

InVision is an international employer and provides competitive benefits in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Israel, Netherlands, United Kingdom and the United States, and company perks to all InVisioners around the world. Some unique InVision-wide perks include a flexible vacation policy, monthly credit to spend on the things that matter most to you, a home office set up and refresher, wellness reimbursements and bonusly so that you can recognise, and be recognised, for how you bring our principles to life at InVision!  

InVision is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.



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