Sr Graphic Designer - Target Creative

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Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Feb 10, 2019
Closes
Feb 20, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Sr Graphic Designer - In-Store Marketing
About us:Target is an iconic, beloved and well recognized brand, a Fortune 50 company 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 global 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 Sr Graphic Designer, you will design world class creative for in-store marketing while working collaboratively with a creative team and Retail Brand Experience partners. Target's Retail Brand Experience team brings together in-store marketing, visual merchandising and packaging teams to create a connected, inspiring store experience through product presentation, environment and storytelling. In-store marketing punctuates and elevates product stories through messaging, photography and environmental design. You will be a self-motivated lead designer and strategic systems thinker who can operate in ambiguity on multiple projects. You will need to demonstrate excellent graphic design and typography skills with photo art direction experience and expert knowledge of design tools. You will oversee and execute various projects by designing and/or overseeing photo art direction, as well as electronic and print production details. You will be responsible for making timely decisions for fast-paced projects to meet deadlines. You will create presentations and present effectively to Leadership and Marketing teams. Critical to the role is staying current with the latest industry, fashion, graphic and technology trends and demonstrate application to projects.   


Core 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
  • 4-year college degree and/or equivalent experience 
  • 5-7+ years of experience. 
  • Portfolio demonstrating excellence in graphic design and a strong understanding and application of art direction. 
  • Effective visual and verbal presentation skills. 
  • Interpersonally savvy with strong listening skills. 
  • Open to feedback with ability to take direction. 
  • Action oriented with ability to prioritize and
    drive results. 
  • MAC applications: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop. 


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