Lead Product Owner - Creative Product Visualization

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Oct 13, 2021
Closes
Oct 29, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:

Lead Product Owner - Creative Product Visualization

About us:

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

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.

About the Job:
Creative Product Visualization purpose is to develop a suite of capabilities and experiences that allow guests to visualize Target products in their lives.

In this role you'll be responsible for the strategy, roadmap and outcomes of some of Targets most cutting-edge guest facing experiences. You'll balance engineering resources and business deliverables across home, apparel and beauty verticals all while delivering to the forefront of guest technological expectations.

You will be challenged to charismatically tell stories about what the future could look like while pragmatically selecting iterative steps to move the product and Target forward. You'll also be responsible for guest research and metric analysis to make sure we are on the right course.

Current experiences within the product include see it in your space, see it on you, room planner, view in 3D, beauty virtual try-on and 360 shoppable room. By watching our competitors and internal capabilities, you'll be able to shape the future of this and new experiences and capabilities to come.

Product Teams at Target are accountable for the delivery of business outcomes enabled through technology and analytic products that are easy to use, easily maintained and highly reliable. Product teams have one shared backlog that is inclusive of all product, technology, discovery and design work.

As a Lead Product Owner, you will work in the product model and will partner to develop a comprehensive product strategy, related roadmap, and set key business objectives (OKRs) for your respective product. You will need to leverage the knowledge of your product, as well as, customer feedback and establish other relevant data points to assess value, develop business cases, and prioritize the direction and desired outcomes for your product. You will lead a product and work in unison with engineers, UX designers, data scientists and business partners to deliver a product.

You will be the "voice of the product" to key stakeholders to ensure that their needs are met and that the product team is getting the direction and support that it needs to be successful. You will develop and actively understand the market, maintain a product roadmap and backlog outlining the customer themes, epics, and stories while prioritizing the backlog to focus on the highest impact work for your team and stakeholders.

You will encourage the open exchange of information and viewpoints, as well as, inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organization's direction. You will foster sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles, and partner with product teams across the organization to help them achieve their goals while pursuing and completing yours. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 6+ years of product experience
  • Strong communication skills & effective storytelling
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams
  • Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, scrum teams, sprints, personas)
  • Proven ability to lead a body of work with cross functional partners
  • Working knowledge of emerging CGI, 3D and AR technologies
  • Flexibility and resiliency; comfortable working in "grey areas" that are constantly changing
  • Understanding of machine learning models and training techniques are a plus


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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