Senior Art Director Video

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jul 15, 2017
Jul 19, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Primary function Art directs and directs video for various enterprise channels with a strong understanding of the Target brand, and delivers creative results tailored to business goals.

Principle duties & responsibilities 
  • The Senior Art Director/Director, Video is responsible for establishing the conceptual and/or stylistic direction of motion work
  • Partners closely with art directors, copywriters, producers, and others to create content for screens of any size, anywhere
  • Guides all artists, internal and external, who help create or develop specific parts of the work (i.e. edit, graphics, VFX, music)
  • Unifies the vision and makes decisions regarding the overall visual appearance while collaborating with creative partners across the enterprise on the content and story flow
  • Directs talent on set, both on-camera and crew
  • Understands and contributes to technical, equipment, lighting, budget and scheduling recommendations to support producer partner
  • Advocates for and understands digital and social implications of creative solutions and takes partners to ensure the guest narrative is seamless
Reporting & working relationships 
  • Reports to Director, Creative, Meetings & Motion Media.
  • Internal partners within Target Creative, enterprise-wide collaboration including senior leadership, and vendor partners 
Minimum job requirements 
  • 4-year college degree and/or equivalent experience 
  • 5-7+ years experience 
  • Reel or portfolio demonstrating a strong understanding and application of art direction/directing 
  • Authentically and thoughtfully communicates and provides clear direction to internal and external partners to develop and execute creative work 
  • Acts fearlessly and takes smart risks 
  • Ability to handle high pressure/stressful situations in a professional manner
  • Open to feedback with ability to take direction. 
  • Action oriented with ability to prioritize and
    drive results
  • Software: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
Desired job requirements 
  • Can act as a Director of Photography for appropriate video shoots
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere and After Effects