Careers

Careers

WORK WITH US!

We’re looking for passionate, dedicated individuals to join the team of Creators, Strategists, Producers, Writers, Account Services, and Media professionals we’re proud to call the PETROL family. Apply now to become part of an inspired, results driven team that strives to make industry defining work everyday.

18

Years

1500

Games Brought
to Market

175

Global Awards

75

Talented Team
Members
WHAT WE’RE ALL ABOUT

WHAT WE’RE ALL ABOUT

We’re a group of diverse creators that come to work ready to tackle the new challenges that every day brings by combining the varied interests and backgrounds of our team to deliver the best solutions. But we’re also not robots. We’re a team of Marathon Runners, Musicians, Artists, TV and Movie aficionados, Hardcore and Casual Gamers, and so much more.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Apply now to become a member of a team of creators that reimagine and challenge the boundaries of Interactive Entertainment. We want motivated, inspired, and passionate individuals eager to collaborate with professionals who are just as driven as themselves.

Job Title

Game Capture Artist

Department

Creative A/V 

Employment Type

Temp-to-Hire

Minimum Experience

3-5 years

Salary

$36.06/hr (Temp Rate)

FT Rate -  TBD

NO CALLS PLEASE.

OUR OFFICES ARE MOSTLY REMOTE, HOWEVER, DUE TO PROPRIETARY INFORMATION, THIS IS AN ON-SITE OPPORTUNITY ONLY.

PETROL, a leading full-service advertising agency specializing in progressive marketing for some of the biggest brands in tech, sports, and video gaming—among many more—is seeking a Freelance Game Capture Artist. With dedicated departments for print services, motion graphics, AV, social media, interactive/digital, as well as media planning & buying, we regularly develop fully integrated global marketing campaigns for some major brands across genres. The designer will collaborate with inspiring directors, efficient producers, and a highly talented group of artists. This is an amazing opportunity to be part of a world-renowned CREATIVE TEAM!

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Work within active development environments in Call of Duty Warzone and Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War
  • Creating captivating Social and Marketing content
  • Work with a team of capture artists to create engaging and cinematic content
  • Working with Debug Builds Provided by Clients
  • Identifying Key Functions to Games
  • Quality Assurance for games to discover Bugs that we would like to avoid
  • Capturing Impactful shots to infuse into Key Art
  • Communicating and reporting with internal teams and studios

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Hiring preference provided for capture experience within Call of Duty console and PC
  • 3-5 years of experience working with Game Capture and QA
  • Excellent Understanding of Cinematography
  • Comfortable working in a Debug Environment
  • Organized and Structured workflow
  • Great Communication skills
  • Strong Time Management
  • Editorial Software including Premiere
  • Coding and Scripting is a plus

All Final Candidates MUST complete and pass a background check.

While performing the duties of this job, you'll be frequently sitting at and using a computer, mouse, keyboard and various types of software. You may occasionally need to stand, walk, reach, and lift up to 10 pounds. We'll make reasonable accommodations for associates with disabilities to help them succeed in performing this job's essential functions. 

Petrol Advertising, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other protected characteristic.

Job Title

Junior Strategist

Salary

$51K - 61K

Department

Strategy

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Experience

2 Years

 

DUE TO COVID-19, THIS IS A REMOTE OPPORTUNITY UNTIL OUR OFFICES REOPEN, SOME TIME IN 2021.

CANDIDATES SHOULD BE FLEXIBLE REGARDING REMOTE VS. IN OFFICE

PETROL, a leading full-service advertising agency specializing in progressive marketing for some of the biggest brands in tech, sports, and video gaming—among many more—is seeking one (1) full-time Junior Strategist.

With dedicated departments for print services, motion graphics, AV, social media, interactive/digital, as well as media planning and buying, we regularly develop fully integrated global marketing campaigns for global entertainment brands across genres. This an amazing opportunity to be part of a world-renowned TEAM!

We are seeking a Jr. Strategist with proven agency or relevant marketing experience in crafting 360° campaigns and digital marketing plans. As a member of the strategy team, you will be responsible for researching and synthesizing audience insights, contributing ideas to creative and social campaigns, drafting presentation materials, and working closely with the Director of Strategy as well as other functional teams, including the President and CCO to ensure campaign development goals are being met.

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of prior agency and/or relevant experience and encompass an understanding of branding and how to build brand marketing plans across multiple communication channels. Candidates should also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, as candidates will be required to clearly articulate their concepts to clients as well as throughout all agency departments.

 

Daily Responsibilities Include the following but not limited to:

  • Support campaign and capabilities presentations to win new business.
  • Collaborate to create 360° integrated campaigns across teams that develop the product’s strategy, creative, media planning, and initiative implementation.
  • Facilitate creative strategy ideation, collaborating with other strategists and the creative team to build your strategic vision into large-scale visual and video content approaches.
  • Evaluate client information to build insights for initial team briefings that spark further ideation.
  • Gather audience, brand, and market insights to generate an analysis of the product’s landscape
  • Support the development of social media campaigns.
  • Work closely with the Director of Strategy and Strategy Department to verify initiatives are always aligned to client and company business objectives.
  • Constant education, exploration, and analysis to determine next-level campaign strategies especially as it relates to latest Gen Z and Millennial trends

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or relevant experience is necessary.
  • 2+ years of agency and/or strategy related experience (brand or social media).
  • Familiarity with integrated campaigns with an emphasis on content development.
  • The ability to understand, translate, and implement very specific directions into a strategic vision.
  • Experience writing presentations in a business setting.
  • Able to identify trends, connect dots and tell the story
  • Ability to research and distill findings into actionable insights
  • Desire to go beyond the ‘what' to the ‘why'
  • Understanding of the role of media, digital, influencers, mobile, social, content and data in marketing.
  • Strong collaborative and time management skills.
  • Must be nimble and flexible to succeed in a fast-paced environment with ad hoc requests.
  • Results orientated and ability to justify opinions.
  • Passion for Tech, Entertainment and Gaming industries.
  • A positive, can-do attitude with high-level dedication and a collaborative spirit.
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office and G-Suite.

All final candidates MUST complete and pass a background check

While performing the duties of this job, you'll frequently be sitting at and using a computer and phone. You might occasionally need to stand, walk, reach, and lift up to 10 pounds. We'll make reasonable accommodations for associates with disabilities to help them succeed in performing this job's essential functions.

The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other protected characteristic.

Job Title 

Media Planner & Analyst

Department

Media Planning and Buying

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Experience

Experienced

Salary

$55K-65K

NO CALLS PLEASE

DUE TO COVID-19, THIS IS A REMOTE OPPORTUNITY UNTIL OUR OFFICES REOPEN, SOME TIME IN 2021. 

PETROL, a leading full-service advertising agency specializing in progressive marketing for some of the biggest brands in tech, sports, and video gaming—among many more—is seeking a full-time Media Planner. With dedicated departments for print services, motion graphics, AV, social media, interactive/digital, as well as media planning & buying, we regularly develop fully integrated global marketing campaigns for some major brands across genres.

We are looking for a new member of our in-house media team. In this position, you would be responsible for the development and implementation for both national and local media campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Media Planning (approximately 50% of duties)

  • Work closely with media team members (Directors, Supervisor, Sr. Planners, Analyst)
  • Touch on all aspects of digital and traditional media campaigns from setup to execution to post campaign.
  • Assist in comprehensive media strategy development to meet clients marketing objectives.
  • Assemble media consideration set and make recommendations on how to best allocate agency advertising budgets; utilizing media research tools, internal resources and industry/market knowledge.
  • Develop and RFP’s for media publishers; gather and analyze proposals to determine media selections, negotiate rates & positioning as required.
  • Develop final media plan recommendation and assist the Account team in presenting the recommendation to the client.
  • Provide supporting research for recommended media strategies and plans.
  • Oversee and monitor ongoing campaign performance, ensuring campaigns are executed properly and according to client expectations.
  • Assist with account reconciliation

Data Reporting (approximately 50% of duties)

  • Compile and analyze performance reports for online media campaigns on a regular basis.
  • Review and communicate campaign performance regularly, helping to issue written and graphic reports and verbal updates to client and team.
  • Assist with tagging and  optimization of multiple campaigns through in-depth retrieval, evaluation and analysis of client results, making strategic recommendations for improvements.
  • Collaborate with clients and internal team to understand client objectives and measurements for success.
  • Work towards improving the level of sophistication, accuracy, validity and creativity of clients’ digital measurement strategies.
  • Read graphs and charts, along with the ability to analyze large sheets of data.
  • Identify trends in data and provide insights for the planning team.
  • Apply tools for statistical analysis and modeling.
  • Use standard office tools (spreadsheets and presentation software) as well as advanced reporting and visualization software (Datorama) to create clear and compelling graphs and data maps.
  • Extract and move data as needed among ad servers, online analytics tools, and self-developed databases, including the use of automated API calls.
  • Understand measurement and tracking methods to achieve campaign KPIs including pixel implementation or an understanding of, across Google suite and services.
  • Understand performance metrics for advertising and landing pages and how they relate to campaign and client objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Should have both traditional and digital planning experience
  • Should have agency experience with 2-3 years of media planning/buying experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher plus Advance computer knowledge (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Fully knowledgeable with third party ad services including GCM and Google Analytics
  • Working knowledge of Video Game space and marketing is a plus
  • Problem solver with the ability to develop creative solutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Nimble and flexible to succeed in a fast-paced environment and handle ad hoc requests
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team on multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Sense of urgency in responding promptly to client and internal requests.
  • Strong interest in learning about digital media and advancing knowledge in data analysis.

All final candidates must complete and pass a background check, including a Motor Vehicles Report.

While performing the duties of this job, you'll be frequently sitting at and using a computer and phone. You might occasionally need to stand, walk, reach, and lift up to 10 pounds. We'll make reasonable accommodations for associates with disabilities to help them succeed in performing this job's essential functions.

Petrol Advertising, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Job Title

Production Artist

Department

Creative

Employment Type

Full-time

Minimum Experience

Experienced

Salary

$60K - $75K

 NO CALLS PLEASE

DUE TO COVID-19, THIS IS A REMOTE OPPORTUNITY UNTIL OUR OFFICES REOPEN, SOME TIME IN 2021.

PETROL, a leading full-service advertising agency specializing in progressive marketing for some of the biggest brands in tech, sports, and video gaming—among many more—is seeking a Production Artist. With dedicated departments for print services, motion graphics, AV, social media, interactive/digital, as well as media planning & buying, we regularly develop fully integrated global marketing campaigns for some major brands across genres.

 Our production artists are responsible for the accuracy and quality of a file before its publication. Duties include diligently applying design changes and recommendations to each project while handling an array of projects at any given moment. A high standard for quality control is a must as production artists often provide the final approval of a project before its launch.

The ideal candidate will possess a 3 - 5 years experience and will be knowledgeable with various layout programs, post-production processes, and pre-press. Attention to fixed deadlines, ability to deliver materials, edits, and final files in a timely manner are mandatory. Must have knowledge of the post-production process including; file rebuilding, color correction/conversion, mechanicals, and printing processes.

This is a hands-on position, and the ideal candidate will have solid color conversion and color correction skills working with complicated Photoshop files, containing numerous layers, up to 6GB. Video Game experience is a plus.  Pre-press experience is a plus, and knowledge of preparing files for production is mandatory. Ability to rebuild lo-res comps into final hi-res art is a must. Solid knowledge of Quark, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, no exceptions.

Experience

  • Ability to communicate well and understand feedback 
  • Must be able to decipher and work within established templates, and be capable of setting-up original templates
  • Advanced knowledge of Quark Express 6.0, Illustrator CS, PhotoShop CS2 (or 3), InDesign and Acrobat. Must be Mac OS 10 proficient, no exceptions
  • Must have at least 3 - 5 years of prior experience with layout, design, and typography
  • Setting up and preparing complex mechanicals for printing is mandatory in this position, both Quark and InDesign
  • Experience in and understanding of design is a plus, not mandatory
  • Ability to follow direction and a set of mandatory guidelines is required
  • Additional ad-hoc projects and tasks, as needed

Qualifications

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent organizational and project coordination skills
  • Strong working knowledge of design software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment, with changing priorities, deadlines and daily time constraints
  • Work well in a collaborative environment
  • Creative thinking and innovative approach
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Great team player who is open to constructive feedback

All final candidates MUST complete and pass a background check

While performing the duties of this job, you'll be frequently sitting at and using a computer and phone for up to 10 hours each day. You might occasionally need to stand, walk, reach, and lift up to 10 pounds. We'll make reasonable accommodations for associates with disabilities to help them succeed in performing this job's essential functions.

Petrol Advertising, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other protected characteristic.

Job Title

Sr. Creative Director

Salary

$125K - $250K

Department

Creative 

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Experience

5-7 years

DUE TO COVID-19, THIS IS A REMOTE OPPORTUNITY UNTIL OUR OFFICES REOPEN, SOME TIME IN 2021.

CANDIDATES SHOULD BE FLEXIBLE REGARDING REMOTE VS. IN OFFICE

Who We Are

PETROL is globally recognized as one of the video game industry’s leading 360 marketing firms. With over 17 years in business, 175 awards, and 40 billion dollars in sales for our clients’ titles, PETROL has been at the heart of creating the visual language of video game marketing.

We are part of a global network of creatives that believe in creating work that both inspires fans and meets our clients’ business objectives.

What We Do

PETROL is a specialist in creating unique, ownable, and most importantly, original visual identities that become the face of our partner’s brands. Through a combination of 3D, photography, illustration, and the tenacity to continually evolve – PETROL makes visual identities that follow no formula, only strategy for each title we are lucky enough to represent.

We work as a special team’s unit where everyone has a chance to contribute, learn from each other, and operate through the lens of constantly getting better at what we do. Our teams integrate, share, and push each other to never produce the same thing twice. We produce global 360 campaigns and visual identity is at the heart of those efforts. Our clients look to PETROL to bring strategic visions and the most premium quality to our work that becomes global campaigns.

Who We Are Looking For 

We are looking for candidates that have never lost the childish enthusiasm for the industry and craft of creativity. We are seeking Creative Directors with a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience who have the ability to work with different personalities, different skill sets and different mediums to bring out the best in not only themselves, but also the teams they interface with.

Our ideal candidate is hands on and the ability to conceptualize, motivate and build campaigns from scratch – working directly with the Chief Creative Officer and the Director of Strategy. We are looking for passionate candidates who love games, entertainment and creation, and respect the global language that unites gamers no matter their location or language. We love what we do and want to work with creatives that share the same passion for their craft.

What We’ll Do Together

PETROL is fortunate to be at the center of the global market where gaming, consumer products and sports meet at a crossroads of the consumer. The journey of creativity at PETROL is about working with the world’s greatest brands, as well as some of the world’s most unheard-of startups. Most importantly, it is about bringing a level of passion and commitment to make iconic and memorable visual identities.

We work with teams from dozens of countries and treat each with equal care and commitment to create something we will all love. Join us and bring your passion to create and collaborate for the current and next generations.

Responsibilities

  • You will conceptualize big idea directions, themes, and the overall mood of the game’s marketing strategy. You should be comfortable creating rough sketches and talking about the ideas both internally and with clients.
  • You will help manage/create early sketches and concepts to then delegate to internal teams for final execution, helping art direct the work from concept all the way to final campaign assets.
  • You will also work closely with our team and provide leadership, feedback and mentorship where applicable towards increasing quality and efficiency of art creation across outsourcing and internal development.
  • You will help execute your own, as well as the high-level CCO’s vision of campaign content and update various stakeholders of seasonal pitches and creative directions.
  • You will strive for best-in-class creative output but be humble to your collaborators and clients. These will include still, motion and graphic designers, project managers, and individual stakeholders from marketing and client teams.
  • You will make sure everyone is in the loop, you will be responsive to feedback, and you'll make sure nothing is missed.
  • You will be agile, adaptable, and positive in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment that is always proactive and not resistant.
  • You will establish and maintain very aggressive deadlines for meeting demands of multiple client projects.

Requirements

  • 5-7 years’ experience and more is a plus in the Video Game Industry.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Strong conceptual thinking. We want candidates who can start a project off from an incredibly strong position and come up with surprising, ownable concepts to present as part of larger plans.
  • A strong background of visual design experience, and experience in an agency environment is key to success.
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills, the ability to work with creative leads and mentor other creatives, as well as the confidence and skill to communicate your ideas clearly with various mediums.
  • Ability to give and receive feedback to both CCO and additional creative departments.
  • Ability to be successful in working on multiple projects at once.
  • A can do, entrepreneurial attitude and a lack of ego is essential to our way or working.
  • Strong ability to be able to produce a broad spectrum of concept work needed in a strategic marketing studio – everything from quick thumbnails through to final illustrations and renders- with a primary focus on concept development.
  • Must have a passion for video games and understand the challenges of creating great art in this environment for this consumer.

While performing the duties of this job, you will be frequently sitting at and using a computer, mouse, keyboard, and various types of software. You might occasionally need to stand, walk, reach, and lift up to 10 pounds. We will make reasonable accommodations for associates with disabilities to help them succeed in performing this job's essential functions.

Petrol Advertising, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.