Who We Are and What We Are About
Drumroll is an engagement agency infatuated with the WHY. Our focus is on turning often overlooked moments into meaningful connections, in memorable and measurable ways. From removing internal barriers, to creating a holistic experience journey, to extending the relationship between a customer and a brand, we are designed to build BRAND LOVE. To deliver on that promise, we've built a team comprised of creative, problem solving experts. Around here, good ideas come from everywhere.
We are seeking an experienced Senior Interactive Art Director to lead creative for the nuanced brand of an industry leader with a unique voice, look and feel. The role requires all of the standard Interactive Art Director-y responsibilities---they will be expected to develop and execute concepts based on project briefs, present concepts to clients, revise direction and execute the final concept. It also requires a strategic thinker, who is brilliant at translating strategy into design and a robust understanding of digital campaigns, branding, interface design, rich media/interactive ads, social, web design and email marketing. This position is critical to effectively executing existing projects with one of our most influential clients. It will also be a key player in enabling the team to take on more innovative work with this client and grow this sizeable piece of business.
The Senior Interactive Art Director reports to the senior creative management and Executive Creative Director. Ultimately, this role will be responsible for mentoring junior designers in our growing agency.
Who You Are
Outgoing. Energetic. Kind. Superb at time management. Focused. Exceptional communicator. Humble; you thrive in a collegial atmosphere where the intern's ideas are given as much respect at the ECD's. You aspire to concept and execute industry-leading creative work. You like deep diving into a project. The spirit of the entrepreneur is strong in you---you take ownership of your team and projects; are equally proactive in directing as you are in executing. You want to play an active role in growing a major account. You don't necessarily like Fellini's work, but you get it.
What You Gotta Know
- 7+ years of digital concept, design and execution experience required.
- Strong understanding of Web technologies (as they relate to creative concept development and design), interaction and experience design
- Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite including Fireworks (Mac platform), presentation tools, and standard office software packages
- Adaptable, responsive style and ethic
- Dynamic, innovative and business-savvy
- You know when to be professional and when to lead an impassioned, Key Note presentation in the open office on the subject of when it is, and isn't, appropriate for men to wear sandals.
- Completion of a bachelors, portfolio or masters program in relevant field, or gobs of applicable work experience.
This is a full time, on site position.
Extra cool if you
- Have traditional design experience
- Have prior experience with national brands (this is strongly preferred)
- Routinely the name McGyver as a verb
Backstage at Drumroll
Life at Drumroll includes a bunch of perks beyond full health, vision and dental coverage, 401k, and the standard basket of goodies. We also provide an ever evolving employee experience that includes catered lunch once a week, birthdays off, Valentine's half day to show your brand love, monthly birthday lunches, referral bonuses, ping-pong, X-box and 8-bit office concierge, stocked kitchen, kickball team and a killer view from our offices in Downtown Austin.
Salary is based on qualifications, experience and is competitive with market value for the position.
Please send resume and a link to your online portfolio or samples of work. If your portfolio and credentials hit all the sweet spots, we will reach out to schedule an in person interview.
Please note that only applicants that meet the requirements will be considered.
If you like what you see, but don't meet the specifics of our current need, send us a general inquiry at firstname.lastname@example.org. We read them-honestly. We want people who dig our act, and will totally reach out if your experience fits a role we anticipate opening down the line.
Candidates only! It is NOT OK for recruiters or others to solicit this company.