3D Animation/Video Generalist

Marketing - US Positions Centreville, Virginia


Description

Join Team CARFAX as a 3D Animation/Video Generalist
 
Isn't it time you bragged about where you work? At CARFAX, we do, every day. We pride ourselves on being mission-focused on helping to grow a brand built on accuracy and integrity. We care deeply about our products and our customers. We’re more than just a company: We help millions of consumers make more-informed decisions every day. We know that our teammates are our most valuable asset, and we value a balanced life while tackling challenging projects in a fast-paced environment.  One last thing: Our four-day week continues in Summer 2024!
 
CARFAX is growing our video and animation capabilities and is seeking a passionate 3D/Video Generalist to join our award-winning team. Do you love making engaging and fun video content? Are you passionate about animation? This role is responsible for fresh, fun, inspiring video content, and you will also get to bring Car Fox to life in video content for hundreds of millions of people! You will create animated Car Fox content, as well as develop, shoot, and edit inspiring high-energy videos for CARFAX.
 
At CARFAX, we believe in the power of teamwork and value in-person interactions so that we can collaborate and thrive together. This position will require 3 days in the Centerville, VA office subject to change with future business needs.
 
What you’ll be doing:
Bring Car Fox to life
  • Utilize a custom animation system for our mascot, Car Fox
  • Create animations for short and long-form video, marketing materials, and for integrating into our products
  • Use game engines to create real-time VFX
  • Integrate 3D assets within motion, editorial, and brand projects
  • Excellent sense of scale, timing, detail, lighting, and color
  • Bonus: Python, Omniverse, video game coding experience
Be a creative visionary for the Carfax Brand and Car Fox
  • Use your storytelling skills to ideate engaging, unique, and fun video content with internal stakeholders
  • Shoot and edit video for a variety of formats (presentations, emails, web, social, etc.)
Join a multidisciplinary brand team
  • Collaborate in a creative space with the team on the execution of both large and small-scale projects
  • Work on multiple projects with different departments concurrently
  • Join the Brand police - Drive consistent execution of brand guidelines, reinforcing our status and reputation, and is appropriate for our various audiences
 What we’re looking for:
  • 3-5 years experience in a game studio, VFX house, or in-house creative team
  • Experience in multiple aspects of the 3D production pipeline such as modeling, lighting, texturing, rigging, animation, rendering, and compositing
  • Experience using 3D animation software such as Maya or Blender3D
  • Experience shooting with Sony cameras (FX6)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Some travel may be required
 A portfolio is required for consideration.
 
What’s in it for you: 
  • Competitive compensation, benefits and generous time-off policies
  • 4-Day summer work weeks and a winter holiday break
  • 401(k) / DCPP matching
  • Annual bonus program
  • Casual, dog-friendly, and innovative office spaces
Don’t just take our word for it: 
  • 10X Virginia Business Best Places to Work 
  • 9X Washingtonian Great Places to Work 
  • 10X Washington Post Top Workplace 
  • 3X St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Places to Work 

About CARFAX

CARFAX, part of S&P Global Mobility, helps millions of people every day confidently shop, buy, service and sell used cars with innovative solutions powered by CARFAX vehicle history information. The expert in vehicle history since 1984, CARFAX provides exclusive services like CARFAX Used Car Listings, CARFAX Car Care, CARFAX History-Based Value and the flagship CARFAX® Vehicle History Report™ to consumers and the automotive industry. CARFAX owns the world’s largest vehicle history database and is nationally recognized as a top workplace by The Washington Post and Glassdoor.com. Shop, Buy, Service, Sell – Show me the CARFAX™. S&P Global Mobility is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets.

CARFAX is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of CARFAX to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, disability or handicap, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, CARFAX will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. We are a participant in E-Verify.