Senior Designer, Multicultural Product Design(Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
May 04, 2022
Closes
May 26, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

At the heart of one of the world's best loved and most recognizable brands is an impeccable Owned Brand Management & Product Design organization. We thrive on the magic of discovering that just-right thing, and we infuse everything we do with our passion for affordable chic. We concept, develop, make and deliver the stylish new favorites that Target guests expect and deserve. We are uber-savvy trend and style experts who stay ahead of the curve, proactively identifying our market's needs and exceeding them, every time. Join one of our dynamic and inventive teams to influence the style, quality and value that decisively position Target above the competition. Your input will have a direct and positive effect, whether on home, hardlines, essentials, beauty, or apparel categories. Here, you'll be close to the action of dreaming up and bringing to life the Target-owned brands that surprise and gratify guests, wherever and whenever they love to shop.

A role with the Design team means a big opportunity to start from scratch and create something truly original. Are you a design expert who can support your business by staying one step ahead of industry trends, new materials and techniques? Can you demonstrate the utmost attention to detail and create products that are unprecedented in the marketplace for their design and quality for the price? Then you'll have success on our Design team who owns the design and development of all Target-owned brands, from apparel to home goods, and beauty to essentials. In close partnership with our merchant and sourcing counterparts, you'll drive brand cohesion and continuity, ensuring that our products meet the merchant line plans, assortment strategies, price points and overall creative direction.

As an L6 Senior Designer, on the Multicultural Product Design team, you will support and be responsible for Owned Brand product and Target partnership brand work that achieve overall Multicultural product design strategy and merchant objectives. Under the direction of the Director of Multicultural Product Design and Advancement, you will work on apparel categories and manage your own process and calendar. You will be expected to maintain a diligent approach to workload, which includes timely communication with internal and external partners. You'll support and drive concepts throughout the development process, research, selection of materials/finishes, and the creation of silhouettes/form language. Using CAD/hand sketches, you'll translate ideas for product direction. This includes preparing professional presentation boards with illustrations, CAD artwork, fabrication, and material samples. In addition, you will support and drive product designs to maintain overall creative direction, merchant line plans, assortment strategies, and price points. You'll build brand cohesion by partnering with peers across the division to ensure continuity. In collaboration with technical designers/engineers and sourcing partners, you'll also identify, troubleshoot and resolve product issues. You will help bring a strategy of inclusive product to life for Target.

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

About You:
  • Two to Four-year degree in Fashion Design
  • 7+ years of relevant product design experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe Suite - Illustrator, Photoshop, & InDesign
  • Highly skilled at hand-sketching, CAD flats, & fashion illustration
  • Keen eye for detail & nuance within trend & fashion, with a passion for elevated, aspirational design POV. Thought-leader and taste-maker.
  • Experience with working on product addressing the needs of diverse guest audiences
  • Organized & level-headed approach to juggling dynamic development calendar & deliverables
  • Knowledge of textiles, garment construction/fit or raw materials & product production
  • Experience assimilating product feedback
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience working in a product development environment
  • Ability to build relationships in order to successfully work in a team environment

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $85,400.00 to $153,700.00. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.

This position may be eligible to be virtual based (also known as full-time remote) or could be 'Flex for your Day', a hybrid model where the team member has some flexibility to choose how and where they work to maximize their productivity and well-being, based on Target's needs. Most of Target's HQ team members work 'Flex for Your Day' with a blend of virtual work and onsite at a Target HQ location. Team members work with their leader to determine how the role, team, partners and business determines the flexibility. For team members who work virtual based, they enter into a work arrangement that means the team member works full-time from home or a non-Target location, and do not have a workstation at their assigned HQ location, but may travel to a HQ site up to 4 times a year.

**A virtual based work arrangement is strictly prohibited for candidates residing in the following 16 states: AL, AR, DE, FL, IN, IA, LA, MD, MS, MO, NC, OK, PA, SC, TN, VT. If you are hired and are working remotely from one of the states listed above you may be subject to corrective action up to and including termination.

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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