James Berdigans, CEO of Printify: “Our mission is to build an ever-evolving platform that lets anyone start an eCommerce business with as little investment and risk as possible. Our vision is to transform eCommerce from mass manufacturing to on-demand production, eliminating excess stock and reducing environmental waste.”With no leftover stock and minimal risk, Printify has already helped more than 1 million merchants and creators grow their e-commerce business and sell custom design products without upfront investment. We ensure high quality at low cost." On September 9th, 2021, Printify announced that it has secured $50M in Series A funding led by Index Ventures, with participation from H&M Group, Virgin Group, founders of leading technology companies Wise, Vinted, Squarespace, RedHat, and entertainment industry investors such as Will Smith’s Dreamers VC. Printify will use this investment to further expand its marketplace and to hire the best talents available around the world.
We are looking for a Senior Corporate Counsel / Legal Manager to join our Legal team. We are a small team that takes care of the company’s legal matters including compliance, contracts, and transaction support. Our goal is to adequately manage the company’s risks and make sure they do not stand in a way of achieving our goals.
As Legal Manager, you will play a key role in supporting the company’s growth and everyday compliance. You will provide guidance on corporate governance, negotiate and draft contracts, manage risks, and develop plans and policies. This person also manages the legal squad – staff and resources – effectively.
Your responsibilitiesBeing responsible for managing the legal squad, supervising and encouraging their professional growthSetting the strategy and goals for the legal team in alignment with the larger organizational goalsDefining and implementing key legal processes related to legal drafting, negotiations, and commercial settlement agreementsContributing to the business’s strategy and decision-making processes alongside other senior leadersAnticipating and planning for all legal risks, developing strategies to mitigate those risksAdvising the leadership team on legal matters critical to the growth of the businessWorking closely with external advisors/ law firms in different jurisdictions, coordinating their work in relation to the full range of projects Providing research on and coordination of establishing operations in new jurisdictions/ geographical areaProviding counsel to staff in all departments on a variety of complex issues (e.g. advises on global employment issues)Tracking long and short-term objectives and initiatives progress to ensure goals are achieved
Minimum qualificationsUniversity degree in law (Dipl. iur., Mag. iur., J.D., or similar). For candidates that have obtained their degree in Latvia – the degree must include a full professional qualification as a lawyer)Full command of English, including professional proficiency5+ years of prior work experience in a law firm or a large international company3+ years of experience leading a teamStrong communication and negotiation skills
Preferred qualifications Good understanding of compliance matters and general IP law Good understanding of contract law (both common law and civil law systems )and GDPR will be considered an advantageAbility to work as a generalistPrevious experience in different fields of lawAbility to adapt to shifting work environmentAbility to work among other highly motivated individuals
What we offerBeing part of a friendly, inclusive and global teamCareer development opportunities and access to mentorship, internal meetups, and hackathons both on-site and onlineA personalized learning budget for professional development and unlimited access to our book librarySupport for your well-being - we cover health insurance or issue an insurance budget depending on your contract. You can work out at our in-house gym or receive a gym membership allowance if you’re working from abroadStock options so you own a part of PrintifyFlexible working hours. As long as the job is done and you’re happy and healthy, you can adapt your workflow to fit both meetings and friendsRemote work is possible and encouraged within EMEA timezoneWork from anywhere - our Printify Houses in Riga or Tallinn, your remote home office, or a co-working hubInternational relocation support for international candidates who wish to work in Riga or TallinnWork-from-anywhere friendly events for Printifyers to relax, get together and have fun!
Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 500 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds are working together in our Riga / Tallinn offices and around the world.
We play to win together, and we always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. Our customers are our most important asset and our compass in showing us the direction to go. We value a strong learning culture and are united by a growth mindset.
Words from our investors:
Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group: “Entrepreneurial spirit runs through the Virgin Group, which is why I’m proud to support Printify. Both Printify’s vision and success story to date embed this special entrepreneurial spirit, which in turn has created a rapidly growing and robust e-commerce platform. Printify’s unique proposition helps people market their brands through customisable products, with no upfront investment. We’re excited to support its growth in the coming years.”
Elise Fahlen, Investment Manager at H&M CO:LAB:“With the world experiencing rapid growth in on-demand services, H&M Group is thrilled to have invested in Printify and the team behind it. The execution of the founder’s vision and their impressive success to date speaks not only to the scalability of the product, but also in their ability to be a long-standing industry leader in this space.”
Dino Becirovic, Principal at Index Ventures:"Printify is the leading marketplace for on-demand manufacturing, offering the largest selection of products and print providers. They have removed all the barriers to product creation and enabled over 2 million creators to launch successful merchandise businesses at the push of a button. Over time, as more manufacturers come online and more methods become available, Printify will allow any creator to bring their wildest product ideas to reality.”