Sr Product Designer

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Nov 18, 2021
Closes
Nov 30, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:

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

Target Merchandising is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly
reimagining how this $70 billion retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring items
that Target is known and loved for. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value, quality
and style to elevate Target as the premier retailer in a competitive global
marketplace. Through intelligent and progressive business strategies that make the
most of Target's resources and partnerships worldwide, Merchandising works across
product categories to create a localized shopping experience online and in our 1800
stores. Are you a creative problem solver who loves to see your work translate into
real results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan efficiently and
positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right product in the right
place at the right price? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.
About the Job:

This role is within the Merchandising organization. You'll work to build one or more
products that will impact every guest transaction by ensuring the Insights we
provide inform data-driven decisions on how we allocate space, build our
assortments, and present merchandise in a way that is highly relevant to our guest
and delivers on Target's strategic vision.

Product Teams at Target Corporation 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 design, product, and technology work.

As a Sr. Product Designer, you will work in the product model and collaborate with
your product team and key stakeholders to enable an effortless experience for your
respective product(s). You will need to build a strong knowledge of your product
through product discovery to collect customer feedback and work to collect other
relevant data points that explain the value and help you prioritize the direction and
desired outcomes for the portfolio. You will work in unison with engineers, product
owners, data scientists and business partners to lead the design and development
processes.

You will be the "voice of the user" with your product team and stakeholders to
ensure that their needs are met and you will be responsible to maintain and refine
the product experience through the use of design tools/wireframes, to ensure focus
on the highest impact work for the 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. Job duties
may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 4+ years of retail experience or equivalent domain experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability to effectively communicate complex concepts and present your work to cross-functional partners, including peers and mentors.
  • Ability to hear feedback, defend your decisions when necessary, and adjust your approach to the design or problem when necessary.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and have demonstrated the ability to manage multiple projects (both small and large) and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Open to and excited about collaborating, testing, and iterating, with partners throughout all stages of the product development process.
  • Strong interaction and visual design skills is 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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