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Sr. Interactive Art Director

Publication or Company 
Industry  Advertising Agency, Graphic Design/Art Direction, Internet/Online/New Media, Web Development
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health, Profit-Sharing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Burbank, CA
Experience Level 6 years
Job Requirements Responsibilities

Practice Development

Concept creation and development, design direction, management and execution of overall visual language
Strong understanding of UI/UX and IA best practices.
Command of responsive design principles, best practices and interactive design trends
Direct Designers, Interaction Designers and Production Designers regarding interface design and visual hierarchy systems, establishing the design language, execution of design direction, visual asset creation, HTML and Flash Banner Ad production and presentation preparation
Strategy, concept and execution of user-centric flows and wireframes
Photo and video art direction and participation in both pre- and post-production process
Maintaining and extending current knowledge base as well as learning about new design tools and software relating to interactive media
Ownership of design and functional continuity throughout the development phase of project work, consistently consulting Associate Creative Director for guidance and validation
Client-facing presentations of creative concepts and design progress throughout the course of project work and creative assignments
Soliciting and assimilating design feedback, establishing priorities and directing/implementing design related revisions
Active collaboration with Strategy and Creative Domains to ensure effective visual communications and overall functionality



Business Development

Able to assist in Scoping & estimating projects accurately as well as review and comment on SOW’s
Participate in new business opportunity brainstorming and spec work creative



Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field
6 to 10 years experience in Interactive Design
A minimum of 5 years experience in Interactive Marketing and Interface Design
Extensive training in graphic design, UX/UI design, typography, interaction design and/or visual communications
Demonstration of successful leadership experience with a team of at least 3 direct reports.
Outstanding conceptual abilities and collaborative skills
Strong team building and management
Strong communication skills with the ability to present information in verbal, written or visual form to a variety of audiences, from the internal team to client executives
Excellent time management skills and the ability to effectively allocate resources
In-depth understanding of interactive usability principles, HTML, CSS, Flash and Rich Media Banner Advertising and capabilities of web browsers across platforms is essential
Proficiency in the latest versions of design software including: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and InDesign.
Experience working with 3D assets



NO CALLS PLEASE. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ON SITE. To apply, please submit published work samples, along with a resume and salary history to E-Mail provided. For more information about the company, please visit www.petrolad.com



All final candidates MUST complete and pass background check.
About Our Company

With dedicated departments for not only print services, but for motion graphics, AV, social media, interactive/digital, as well as media planning & buying, PETROL is constantly developing fully integrated global marketing campaigns for major brands across genres.

Making us unique as an agency is our ability to communicate effectively to consumers aged 18-34—and demonstrate the effectiveness of our campaigns with measurable results. At PETROL, our passion is to continuously innovate and create precedent-setting ways to advertise to the youth market. Whether it be growing a brand, promoting a new title, or launching a new property, PETROL consistently converts interest in our campaigns into increased revenue for our client partners.

We pride ourselves on our versatility and effectiveness across genres; from helping transform UFC into the fastest-growing sport on the planet through our years as their marketing partner, to doubling the sales revenue for Turtle Beach in one fiscal year, to creating the visual identity for Call of Duty: Black Ops II. PETROL consistently delivers the 18-34 demographic, often with record-setting results.

That’s where you come in.

At Petrol, an Art Director is responsible for creative leadership and ownership of multiple projects. Art Directors mentor, inspire and direct a team of Interactive Designers, Animators, and Production Designers from concept to implementation.

Art Directors work closely with Strategy; Client Service and Technology partners to ensure creative concepts and execution meet the established business objectives. Art Directors are also required to effectively communicate with clients in both creative presentations and feedback meetings.