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Art Director

| Austin

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 creative, problem solving experts. We don’t have dedicated strategists. Around here, good ideas come from everywhere.

The Gig


We are seeking a Art Director to join our talented team of creative seekers of truth. This person will work on an expanding list of premiere, fortune 500 clients. The role requires all of the responsibilities you would expect -- you 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 crafting the way a brand connects through voice definition, social campaigns, event activations and digital campaigns.

As a Art Director, this person will primarily be charged executing creative based on project briefs, presenting pixel perfect executions to internal teams and clients, revising direction and executing the final deliverables---standard Art Director-esque stuff. Projects can include email design, web site design and production, and rich media/interactive ads. On occasion, the role may be called upon for physical experience concepting, and brand experience. This is a mid-level position.

The Art Director reports to the Associate Creative Director and, ultimately, the Executive Creative Director.

This role works closely with our junior designers, creating a mentorship opportunity for those interested in developing team management skills.

Who You Are

Personable. Fun. Organized. Superb at time management and capable of juggling multiple projects simultaneously. 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 design work. The spirit of the entrepreneur is strong in you---you take ownership of your projects and are driven by a need to leave things better than you found them. The Dim Grey hex triplet makes you giggle every time.

What You Gotta Know

  • 3-5 years experience with campaign/advertising design work
  • Prior experience with national brands is strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of Web technologies (as they relate to creative concept development and design), interaction and experience design
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite(Mac platform), presentation tools, and standard office software packages
  • Business-savvy
  • Bachelor’s degree in industry relevant area or equivalent work experience
  • This is a full time, on site position.

Extra Cool If You

  • Conceptual and campaign experience at an agency preferred 
  • Traditional design experience
  • Are terrific at ping-pong or kick ball. Double bonus for crushing both.

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 birthdays off, Valentine’s half day to show your brand love, monthly birthday lunches, referral bonuses, Xbox and 8-bit, office concierge, a stocked kitchen, kickball team and a killer view from our offices in Downtown Austin.

Coinage

Salary is based on qualifications, experience and is competitive with market value for the position. If you’d like to share your salary history, that helps us get an idea of your goals and expectations, but no pressure.

Next Steps

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 [email protected] 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.

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