This job posting has expired and no longer is available. Please explore other opportunities.

Director, Privacy Legal

Seattle, WA

Who We Are

At lululemon, we work together to elevate the world. We set audacious goals, nurture big growth and engineer innovative products that allow people to feel—and perform—their best. To us, leadership is more than a role or title—it’s a way of being. We are all leaders, committed to growth and results.

Together, we’re co-creating a future that otherwise wouldn’t exist. To do that, we’re looking for people who unite diverse perspectives to lean into bold visions. Who strive to be better than they were yesterday. Who are all in, in everything they do. 

We’re looking for you. Join us.

About This Team

We are self-described “legal outliers." Our vision is to inspire and educate, provide value from beginning to end and create an environment where work enriches life, and life enriches work. We believe in “the sweat life" - sweat, relationships, and personal development - and we live it every day.

A Day In The Life

We’re looking for an experienced attorney to lead our Global Privacy Program. In this role, you’ll be responsible for understanding and advising cross-functional partners on various global privacy regulations including the collection, use, and sharing of personal data in accordance with regulatory and contractual requirements. As the Director of Privacy, you will be responsible for building and managing relationships with cross-functional teams’ leaders to execute privacy related initiatives and issues and serve as a privacy resource to the organization. In addition to leading the Privacy team, you will also work alongside your legal colleagues on privacy matters worldwide. 

  • Build strong cross-functional relationships that support and enable marketing, customer engagement, and product support teams to achieve successful business outcomes.
  • Lead and manage the privacy team in daily operations of the program, development, implementation, and maintenance of policies and procedures, monitoring program compliance, and tracking of incidents and ensuring rights in compliance with global privacy laws and regulations. 
  • Provide timely and pragmatic legal advice to business leaders, including proactively identifying recurring issues and developing recommendations pertaining to privacy legislation, use of cookies and tracking technologies, and compliance with marketing-related regulations.
  • Stay informed of applicable laws, regulations and industry guidance that may impact collection and uses of personal data, including through changes to data privacy laws, and keep leadership up to date of such changes. 
  • Manage Privacy Program governance, including DPO relationship and Privacy and Security Steering Committees.
  • Ensures privacy forms, policies, standards, notices, and procedures are up-to-date and reflect current organizational practices and legal requirements.
  • Collaborate with the office of the CISO to ensure alignment between security and privacy compliance programs including policies, practices, investigations, and acts as a liaison to the Technology team.
  • Working with the team and the VP, Deputy General Counsel, to create and manage Privacy Program roadmap and associated projects.
  • Lead efforts to build the Privacy Program roadmap, manage Privacy Steering Committee updates and support annual compliance updates. 
  • Execute training and awareness programs to ensure employees have a fundamental understanding of privacy policies and requirements, including targeted training for employees that process or are exposed to personal information.
  • Manage outside counsel on matters related to privacy, security and other associated issues.
  • Mentor, coach and develop team members.


  • Demonstrates deep knowledge of key compliance obligations for state, federal, and international regulations and laws pertaining to the use of personal data, including, but not limited to, the CAN-SPAM Act, PIPEDA, PIPL, COPPA, the ePrivacy Regulation, and email marketing laws worldwide.
  • Understanding of core privacy and data protection principles under the GDPR and/or CCPA, PIPEDA, online privacy laws, and best practices.
  • Experience building and maintaining a global privacy program.
  • Strong relationship-building, problem-solving, and collaboration skills and the ability to effectively influence and communicate privacy-related concepts.
  • Proven ability to successfully multi-task, remain responsive and agile to changes in business priorities, and to deliver pragmatic, risk-based recommendations to the business.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and manage time spent on projects independently and with little supervision while performing duties.
  • Minimum of 10 years direct experience in the legal practice of privacy, marketing, or technology law, with increasing responsibility and team management.
  • In-house experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience guiding teams in implementing privacy compliance project such as marketing preference centers, cookie management tools, and individual rights webforms.
  • Highly skilled at boiling down complex privacy regulations into easy-to-understand information.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and manage time spent on projects independently and with little supervision while performing duties. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited university. 
  • Admittance into at least one state bar and in good standing. 

Must Haves

  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates the space for others to do the same.
  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.
  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.
  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.

Additional Notes

Immigration support is potentially available for this role.

Compensation and Benefits Package 

For Washington Applicants: lululemon’s compensation offerings are rooted in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and team performance. The typical hiring range for this position in Washington is from $183,200 – $240, 450  annually; the base pay offered is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity. As part of our competitive Total Rewards offering, permanent employees in this position may be eligible for our competitive annual bonus offering and equity offerings, subject to program eligibility requirements. 

At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. In addition to our competitive Total Rewards offering, we also have personal and professional development offerings. Our offerings recognize our teams for their performance and support whole person development, including support for employees on how to grow their career: 

  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans 
  • Paid time off 
  • Savings and retirement plan matching 
  • Generous employee discount 
  • Fitness & yoga classes 
  • Parenthood top-up 
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings 
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) 

Note: Availability of the incentive programs, benefits, and perks may be subject to your location & employment type and may have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice. 

Subscribe to Job Alerts