Production Designer

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Apr 26, 2018
Closes
Apr 29, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: About us:Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers.Fueling the continued success of one of the world's 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 world's most beloved and recognizable brands to life. Whether through design, marketing or brand work, we are the driving force behind delivering Target's dynamic, inventive and unmistakable storytelling to its massive audience. Our mission is to inspire a sense of joy, wonder and excitement, and to take our guests—and ourselves—somewhere 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 platforms—whether via a digital art gallery or a new $1 billion children's 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. As a Production Designer, you will be part of a team that supports the creative vision for marketing campaigns across print and social channels. You will leverage your production and design expertise, knowledge of technology and tools, and your eye for detail to create and execute compelling, usable and inspirational content that connects to our evolving guest. You will collaborate with a broad team of Creative Directors, Art Directors, Digital Designers, Copy Writers, Strategists, Experiential Designers and Project Managers. We will support you along the way with robust onboarding, as well as personal and career development, to help you grow as a strong Graphic Production Designer. Responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.About you:
  • 4-year college degree and/or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Solid portfolio demonstrating breadth of design and related experience
  • Strong print production skills including typesetting, layout design, graphic and photography asset management, image composition and light retouching; and production file execution.
  • Expertise in key software applications and execution techniques for print and social media channels
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Creative Partners and maintain brand style and quality guidelines
  • Flexible to travel (weekends included)

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