Sr. Product Designer UX - Clearance

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
May 25, 2021
Closes
Jun 29, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Join a world-class Product Design, UX Writing, Research and Accessibility team responsible for the human-centered design of our digital experiences. We envision and create inspiring, impactful and well-crafted solutions that serve our guests, team members and business. Our purpose is to help all families discover the joy of everyday life.

The Enterprise User Experience team is dedicated to creating and maintaining digital solutions (such as tools or capabilities) in support of internal and external users. As a retail brand, these internal solutions prove vital to the operation and function of the business.

About the job:

This Senior Product Designer will focus on our clearance capability, just one part of our suite of home-grown pricing tools. Sometimes it's tough to prove how UX makes money, but that's not the case on this team. Clearance at Target is a multi-billion dollar business managed by small yet mighty core group of users. Growing the power and efficiency of this tiny user base translates directly to incremental profit. And as one of the first tools at Target to successfully integrate artificial intelligence, the clearance team is truly innovating.

The clearance product team is split between Bangalore, India and Minneapolis, MN. India evenings overlap with Minnesota mornings. Expect 6am calls 3 days a week, relaxed afternoons, and low-key Fridays.

A Senior Product Designer will:
  • Engage users in research, product discovery, testing, and support
  • Distill myriad inputs into clear problems and focused solutions
  • Craft UX strategy that aligns tactical feature work into a whole
  • Sketch concepts, build prototypes, and define visual design
  • Build and maintain working relationships with a team that is both cross functional and cross cultural (MN, CA, Bangalore, & remote)
  • Wield soft power


A successful candidate must be able to provide specific work samples and case studies that show clear, high-quality designs articulating complex data-driven and user-focused systems.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. Take the lead as you...
  • Understand how to incorporate both qualitative and quantitative research into the design process and be able to articulate and defend design decisions using this research as an input and a guide
  • Support other designers in your product area as well as lead small initiatives with all discovery tasks generating new concepts and hypotheses, rapidly prototype and test those ideas, support and conduct UX research, pivot quickly to new directions
  • Follow through on delivery: own production design with an eye for detail and efficiency to create detailed design documents and assets to support engineering in shipping the product out the door
  • Collaborate exceedingly well with others including other designers, engineers, product managers, QA staff, accessibility team members and partners in operations
  • Consult with other teams across Target (e.g., Assortment Planning Product Teams, Space, Presentation and Transportation, Item, etc.) to ensure cohesiveness of the digital ecosystem for the guest
  • Contribute to and consume from an ever growing enterprise design system. Together with engineers and accessibility, ensure that reusable, proven, and tested patterns are documented and socialized to individual tools teams


You'll be the master of your own destiny in an environment that has strong support for work-life balance. We'll support you along the way with robust onboarding, as well as personal and career development, to help you grow as a strong Senior Product Designer. The exciting part of retail? It's always changing! 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+ years experience in digital software product work with emphasis in UX Design, Interface Design, and interaction design
  • Expert skills in design and prototyping tools
  • (We use Figma. You might use Sketch, Axure, etc)
  • Experience in both in-person and remote UX research methodologies and ability to conduct or partner with research expert
  • Must work well independently and have the ability to successfully lead large-scale projects and initiatives involving multiple cross-functional teams
  • Must be an exceptional collaborator and influencer
  • Must be able to work well in a matrixed environment
  • Must be able to present well and articulate and defend design decisions with humility, logic, and data


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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