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

AV Account Coordinator

Department

Audio/Visual

Employment Type

Full-Time

Employment Type

$24hr - $28/hr

Minimum Experience

1-2 years AV experience

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 an AV Account Coordinator. 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 have an immediate opportunity for an AV Account Coordinator  with experience working with clients on Audio Visual projects in an agency environment. You will be part of a team developing high-profile AV Content, including but not limited to live-action, animated (CG, motion graphics), and game-play trailers.

At Petrol, our AV Account Coordinators are responsible for leading client projects by communicating across all team functions and ensuring project consistency. The AV Account Coordinator works directly with the Director of Creative Development and AV Producer, Account Services to ensure all projects are properly scoped (internally or with third party vendors), trafficked, managed and completed on time and ensuring complete client satisfaction.

The AV Account Coordinator assists with overseeing the daily operations of the Audio Visual Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage staff scheduling
  • Maintain department databases (SAN, FINISHES, ARCHIVALS)
  • Compile and share weekly department reports with the greater teams
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisors
  • Assist in monitoring project budgets, actuals, and trends
  • Assist in communicating across all functions on the team
  • May work with process documents and standards

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years’ AV experience; preferable in agency setting
  • Work onsite
  • Knowledge of video games
  • Some experience working on Audio/Visual advertising campaigns
  • Exceptional communication skills – both oral and written
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to manage shifting priorities as projects evolve
  • Must be able to put together a detailed project plan
  • Will be working with account services, creative, and upper management.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Google Docs Editors suite, Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop a plus
  • Experience working with project management software including Asana, Smart Sheet, Slack, Workamajig Creative Pro
  • Contribute to team culture with positive collaboration

All final candidates MUST complete and pass a background check

While performing the duties of this job, you'll be 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. * Final candidates must complete and pass background check.

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

Account Coordinator

Department

Account Services

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Experience

2 years

Pay

$20-$23 DOE

Location

This is a remote position, but will expect the person to be local as it will go to a hybrid (in-office and remote) once we have our return-to-work policy in place. 

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 an Account Coordinator. 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.

Job Overview:

The ideal candidate will manage projects though use of appropriate resources and processes; this person will be strongly versed in traditional ad agency workflow steps from creative development through production. This position is a balance of relationship building, technical knowledge and common sense. The ability to motivate, collaborate and communicate is key. This candidate will help develop schedules for projects that balance agency and client needs; this person will also need to regularly consult with all key team members (ranging from senior account team to senior-level executives) on project status updates and client feedback.

It is imperative that this person maintain a clear and reasonable vision of both immediate needs and big-picture considerations during meetings, conversations or whenever the parameters of a project change. This person must be proactive in managing all the details throughout the project, to ensure that all action-items are accomplished on a timely and accurate basis. This person must maintain a clear understanding of the overarching creative strategy on all assigned projects, in the context of many concurrent initiatives that the agency will be working on simultaneously for the client. Must be able to deliver instructions in a clear and concise manner, providing proper materials and documentation when necessary.

Responsibilities:

This person will be interfacing with the CCO and Creative Directors on a daily basis; strongly developed communication skills will be key
Multiple times daily, this person must update shifting internal deadlines as well as the associated cost assumptions
This person will hold regular, daily meetings across various departments; consistently scheduling and running efficient meetings with art direction, illustration, AV and executive teams—this open communication is imperative to our success
This person must have an extremely high attention to detail in monitoring both internal and client costs; effectively tracking time & resources allocated will be key
This person must have extremely strong writing and grammar skills—an integral part of this job will be proofing work going to the client

Responsibilities

  • Keep track of status on all projects and communicate daily updates with internal teams.
  • Communicate with clients to take clear, concise notes, and relay them back. accurately to the internal creative, media, and strategy teams.
  • Create, update and maintain daily internal and external client project schedules.
  • Download and keep track of files, assets and deliveries.
  • Assist on estimates, proposals and proofread documents.
  • Send and deliver files to clients as needed. 
  • Conduct and compile project research when needed.
  • Assist in managing client projects and client relationships.
  • Answer phones, emails, coordinate photo and/or film shoots and run errands as needed.
  • Must be willing to take on responsibility and be accountable for it. 

Qualifications

  • Must have at least 2 years of ad agency experience in an account services role.
  • Must have a BA/BS degree from a 4 year college, preferably with an emphasis in marketing or business management.
  • Video game industry experience and passion for playing video games is a plus. Must be able to stay up-to-date with industry standards, news, and trends.
  • Must have general knowledge of the advertising process on a creative and strategic level.
  • Must have basic understandings of the graphic design process and familiarity with Adobe creative suite. Print, packaging, and out-of-home experience is a plus.
  • Sufficient knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc) is required. 
  • Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to prioritize and jump from task to task while coordinating with those around you.
  • Must have strong organizational and analytical skills with the ability to contribute on multiple projects at once.
  • Must be detail oriented, resourceful and have the ability to follow directions.
  • Must be willing to work extended hours in order to meet deadlines.
  • Organized, self-motivated, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn.

All Final candidates MUST complete and pass a background check which includes a MVR (motor vehicle check)

While performing the duties of this job, you'll be 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.

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

Brand Manager

Department

Marketing

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Experience

3-5 years

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 TWO (2) full-time Sr. Global Brand Manager.

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. This an amazing opportunity to be part of a world-renowned TEAM!

As a Brand Manager, you will oversee some of our upcoming IP’s and games that are within the group of companies. You will be reporting into the Account Team Director/s and will develop strategic solutions for bringing products to market. This includes the brand strategy, research, audience segmentations and go-to-market strategies. You will work with the publishing, development and agency teams to provide comprehensive solutions.

Our teams work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. To be successful in our culture, the ideal candidate should be willing to stay up to date with the big news in gaming and pop culture and open to discussing these topics with the larger group during brainstorms. You should not be afraid to ask questions or seek out support from other departments when needed.

Daily Responsibilities include the following but not limited to:

  • Build brand strategies for GTM plans and projects
  • Integrate Plans with teams globally
  • Project manage programs and work with teams to build campaigns that resonate with global audiences
  • Work with all teams including creatives, communications, PR, Developers and Publishing

Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in marketing experience - delivering successful campaigns to audiences in NA an EU.
  • Experience in crafting campaigns for gaming and entertainment audiences across all forms of media
  • Experience with all forms of marketing from retail to channel to influencer marketing a plus
  • Experience with working on mobile franchises, PC franchises and console games a plus
  • Experience with feedback and collaboration with in-house strategists, creatives, and external agencies/partners
  • Experience partnering with 3rd party partners to gather insights or research and the ability to interpret that research into tangible and executable action plans
  • Experience measuring performance both for paid and organic media types
  • Experience working with social teams to help measure results and sediment
  • Experience with working on multiple products at once.
  • Experience with global campaigns both digital and OOH and OTT
  • Experience with common marketing analytics platforms or tools
  • Experience working directly with product owners and game developers
  • Working knowledge of business objectives and business frameworks (finance and budgeting, operations, project management)

* Final candidates must complete and pass background check.

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'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 

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.

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.