Graphic Designer, Style

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 04, 2019
Oct 19, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Graphic Designer - Target Creative

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 Graphic Designer, you will design world class creative supporting Target Creative as well as our Style businesses - fashion, home, beauty, and baby. You'll work within teams of experienced Style art directors and associate creative directors to research competitive work, concept creative territories, create design systems, and produce work across channels including digital, social, print, stores, and As a designer, you will need a willingness to collaborate with and learn from other designers, strategists, copywriters and cross functional partners to deepen your understanding of the brand and our guest. Organizing and planning details for multiple projects in order to meet project deadlines will be an expectation for this position. 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
  • Portfolio of samples demonstrating relevant experience in design
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Possesses strong design skills with the ability to receive and interpret design direction
  • Makes timely and quick decisions in order to meet project deadlines
  • Has strong attention to detail
  • Possesses excellent problem solving, critical thinking, presentation and communication skills
  • Solid understanding of Macintosh computer and graphics industry software programs, including the CS3 suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop. Has an operational knowledge of font usage, file management and print and digital production

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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