Director, Corporate Legal

Figma is growing our team of passionate people on a mission to make design accessible to all. Born on the Web, Figma helps entire product teams brainstorm, create, test, and ship better designs, together. From great products to long-lasting companies, we believe that nothing great is made alone—come make with us!

Figma is looking for an exceptional lawyer to lead our corporate legal function. You will have primary responsibility for all corporate legal matters, including corporate governance, global entity management, and fundraising, M&A and other strategic transactions. You're an ideal fit for the role if you're a talented and experienced lawyer who is excited to make an immediate impact across the company.

This is a full time role that can be held from one of our US hubs or remotely in the United States.

What you'll do at Figma:

  • Build and lead our corporate legal function to meet the needs of our rapidly growing business
  • Lead matters relating to compliance with global securities laws, including public company readiness, SEC reporting and disclosures, proxy management, and investor relations, as needed
  • Assist with board agendas and materials, keep records of all meetings and corporate actions, and assist with onboarding and vetting of new board members
  • Support fundraising, M&A, and other strategic transactions
  • Provide legal advice and support on global equity plans, executive compensation, and related matters
  • Manage network of global subsidiaries
  • Help develop, implement and continually improve company and team processes and procedures

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • 10+ years of experience as a corporate securities or corporate transactions attorney(mix of top-tier law firm and in-house experience preferred)
  • Expertise in securities law compliance and corporate governance issues, managing public company readiness and other SEC submissions and communications, and structuring and negotiating financing, M&A and other strategic transactions
  • Strong experience managing complex transactions and driving cross-functional execution
  • Excellent project management skills, with an ability to prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Experience supervising lawyers and/or paralegals and an interest in building and developing excellent teams

At Figma, one of our values is Grow as you go. We believe in hiring smart, curious people who are excited to learn and develop their skills. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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We will work to ensure individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please let your recruiter know if you require accommodation.

About Figma

Dylan Field and Evan Wallace co-founded Figma in 2012 with the vision of building tools for designers in the browser. Their goal was to create the first design tool that combined the accessibility of the Web with the functionality of a native app. Today Figma is a platform with tools and spaces to support the entire product development process—idea to design to build—and has simplified collaboration for companies like Microsoft, Uber, and The New York Times to name a few.

At Figma, we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, products, and community to flourish. Figma is an equal opportunity workplace—we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national orientation, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.

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