What you’ll do

Become part of an iconic brand that is set to revolutionize the all-electric pick-up truck & rugged SUV marketplace by achieving the following:

•    Lead visual design work from ideation to mock-ups to implementation.
•    Develop designs that express the Scout brand coherently across digital and print mediums.
•    Create compelling visualizations and animations from Alias and Catia data for weekly design review with design and engineering teams. 
•    Create repeatable creative animations and rigging, realistic interaction with the environment, suspension movement etc.   
•    Work closely with cross-disciplinary teams to understand their needs and anticipate and prepare for visualization needs.

Location & Travel Expectations: The responsibilities of this role require attendance at in-person meetings and events regularly. The role will be based at our office in Novi, MI. Applicants should expect that the role may require the ability to convene with Scout colleagues in person and be able to travel to participate in events on behalf of the company from time to time.


What you’ll bring 

We expect all Scouts to have integrity, curiosity, resourcefulness, and strive to exhibit a positive attitude, as well as a growth mindset. You’ll be comfortable with change and flexible in a fast-paced, high-growth environment. You’ll take a collaborative approach to achieve ambitious goals. Here’s what else you’ll bring:

•    Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Industrial Design, Entertainment Arts, or a related field. Equivalent years of professional experience also acceptable. 
•    5+ years of experience designing animation or visualization for automobiles. 
•    Ability to create rigged vehicle systems that can be repurposed and reused. 
•    Proficiency in animation including data preparation, rigging, camera movement. 
•    Expertise in Unreal Engine or Maya.
•    Basic Alias or VRED skills required. 
•    Experience with Twin Motion, Blender, and Maya are nice to have. 
•    Strong body of work that illustrates range of animation and environment design. 
•    Knowledge of automotive design and vehicle engineering. 
•    Strong organizational and communication skills. 
•    Ability to thrive with a high degree of autonomy and adaptability in a fast-paced work environment. 
•    Passion for all things design — photography, cinematography, architecture, product design, fashion, color, and/or composition.

What you’ll gain

The benefits of joining Scout include the chance to build products and a company from the ground up.  This is a chance to create something new and lasting – with an iconic brand at its foundation.  In addition, Scout provides competitive compensation and benefits to support your physical, mental, and financial wellbeing. Program specifics are detailed in company policies and employee benefit guides, select highlights:

Competitive insurance including:Medical, dental, vision and income protection plans401(k) program with:An employer match and immediate vestingGenerous Paid Time Off including:20 days planned PTO, as accrued40 hours of unplanned PTO and 14 company or floating holidays, annuallyUp to 16 weeks of paid parental leave for biological and adoptive parents of all gendersPaid leave for circumstances related to bereavement, jury duty, voting time, or military leaveCorporate Vehicle Program with:Eligibility to lease up to 2 vehicles at competitive rates

Pay Transparency

This is a full-time, exempt position eligible to receive a base salary and to participate in an annual performance bonus program. The salary range listed represents the maximum and minimum starting base pay for this position as of the time of posting. Final salary offered will be determined based on factors including but not limited to the candidate’s skills and experience. The annual performance bonus program is preset and not candidate dependent.

Initial base salary range: $130,000-$160,000

Internal leveling code: IC8

Notice to applicants:

Residing in San Francisco: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Scout Motors will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Residing in Los Angeles: Scout Motors will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. Residing in New York City: This role is not eligible for remote work in New York City.


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