1+ months

Sr Art Director

Minneapolis, MN 55415

Sr Art Director Digital (item level)

About us:

Target is an iconic, beloved and well-recognized brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of Americas leading retailers.


Fueling the continued success of one of the worlds most beloved and recognized brands is a distinctly capable, creative and innovative Marketing organization. Target Marketing is well known for inspiring and surprising guests, and we pride ourselves on connecting them to the products and experiences they expect and deserve from Target. We study our guests to discover new needs and insights, and then craft every interaction to build brand love. We are market experts who insist on a clear and cohesive understanding of our business objectives, guest segments and behaviors, strategies and tactics, overcoming obstacles and measuring success. Our commitment to partnering both internally and with external agencies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and unique promotional marketing. Leveraging our collective assets and fostering a healthy, supportive and open team culture, we deliver a holistically gratifying experience that guests can only get at Target.

Target Creative is the in-house creative agency dedicated to bringing one of the worlds most beloved and recognizable brands to life. Whether through design, marketing or brand work, we are the driving force behind delivering Targets dynamic, inventive and unmistakable storytelling to its massive global audience. Our mission is to inspire a sense of joy, wonder and excitement, and to takeourguestsand ourselvessomewhere new. Never resting on past wins or settling for anything less than extraordinary, our origin story built us to thrive in the competitive and changing retail marketplace. We tell a compelling and cohesive brand story, maximizing our messages across multiple platformswhether via a digital art gallery or a new $1 billion childrens clothing brand. Operating as one fully integrated team in both the U.S. and overseas, Target Creative comprises the best and brightest talent to execute market-leading creative strategy, design,writing, video production, operations, digital, UX, social media and more. We leverage smart and rewarding external partnerships while closely aligning with our Target teams. Together, we tackle every creative challenge with our amplified strengths, ultimately bearing the groundbreaking creative work that helps make Target the decisive guest favorite, year after year.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Sr Art Director Digital youll have the opportunity to:

  • Create and produce marketing content that helps us engage in a dialogue with Target guests
  • Be a thought and execution leader in her/his area of expertise
  • Develop the creative vision, from concept to execution by being able to understand the business context and applying Art Direction skills to solve the specific Marketing goals for item level imagery
  • Be a go-getter who should be able to operate independently without the need of too much guidance
  • Take the initiative to lead and assist with special projects
  • Assists in solving challenges & delivering innovative new visual solution for item level imagery
  • Work both within traditional photography and CGI to create creative solutions that evolve industry standards

Core responsibilities are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About You:

  • Four-year degree in design or equivalent educational qualification
  • 6+ years total experience, with 4+ years in an art director role
  • Experience with a large marketing / advertising firm or directly with a corporation
  • Exposure to multichannel marketing creative
  • Possess excellent communication skills and demonstrates thought leadership
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills, with an innovative mindset
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to demonstrate thought leadership qualities
  • Expert knowledge of all CS software and the Mac platform
  • Strong creative portfolio demonstrating breadth of design and photo art direction
    capabilities, with a focus on Fashion, Home, and Essentials art direction

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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Posted: 2020-02-18 Expires: 2020-04-17

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