Designer - Architecture

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 27, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target's distinctive brand love is infused throughout its many physical locations by the Properties teams. We have a direct and positive impact on the real estate, design, construction and maintenance of our stores, distribution centers and headquarters. Are you ready to help strategically grow Target's brand through leading-edge design, development, construction, and preservation? Can you effectively balance the efficiencies of a large-design build company with the unique challenges and innovative solutions required by individual sites? Then take your place on one of our Properties teams and help us make the most of Target's physical assets, both in the U.S. and overseas.

A role in Store Design means the opportunity to apply your innovative and sustainable architectural/interior design and technical expertise. Your work will help define the physical experience and evolve the brand image in stores and in support of Target business strategies. You'll interpret program and scope details to integrate them with the site design and aesthetic, including new stores inside and out, exteriors and interiors, small flex formats, remodels and innovation projects.

As a Designer, you'll take the lead as you assume responsibility for design, approval, coordination, and implementation for all projects assigned with limited and/or general direction. Projects may include concepts, new stores, remodels, quality assurances checks, prototype updates and/or special assignments. You will design, produce, and document Feasibility, Schematic, and Design Development documents for all projects; as well as manage assigned projects from conception through the construction and implementation phases. Working cross functionally with Construction, Architecture, Engineering, Merchandising, Marketing, Finance, and other Target Properties team members, you will facilitate the development of project scope, schedule milestones and gather cost estimates. In this role, a strong understanding and advocacy of the Target brand and store design aesthetic is essential. You'll leverage trend information and inspiration to develop clear and compelling direction and designs. Using your skills and talents, you will create and present projects throughout the project lifecycle to project teams, leadership, and/or enterprise partners. In comprehending the nuance of both what is said and how it's said, you'll synthesize complex information and communicate the appropriate amount of details. You will create and maintain accurate numerical data on all projects and have a general understanding of financial impacts to the business.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs

About you:
• Four-year degree in interior or graphic design or architecture, or equivalent experience
• 0-2+ years of relevant experience, retail experience preferred
• Excellent communication, presentation, organizational and project management skills
• Strong analytical skills in relation to programming, space allocation and planning
• 2D/3D software or Manual drawing skills to develop preliminary solutions to design problems, individually or in a team environment
• High proficiency in AutoCad or Revit, 3D rendering, Sketchup, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office
• Self-motivated and high level of accountability to coordinate multiple projects; develop and adhere to schedules; prioritize workload; and work in a fast paced, challenging, and continually evolving environment

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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