Principal Project Architect Specifier - Store Design (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 08, 2022
Jun 24, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together

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-Architecture means the opportunity to apply your innovative technical expertise. Your work will ultimately help define the physical experience. The interactions and connectivity between the physical, digital and human elements Target develops for our guest, will evolve the brand image in store and ultimately support Target's business strategies.

As a Principal Project Architect Specifier, you will play a critical role in the delivery of all Store Design programs by acting as a key leader and liaison between design consultants (Architecture & Engineering) and internal stakeholders (including Target Architecture, Engineering, Store Planning, Construction, Asset Protection and Property Management). You will also strategize, design, develop and deliver the right tools and resources for Target's Design Consultant pool that will guarantee flawless delivery of all design documentation. You will manage Master Specifications for New Stores, Remodels and Small Format Stores; developing solutions, researching new products and contribute to Sustainability initiatives. You will also lead and support internal and external partners to resolve code compliance issues, ongoing building maintenance, repair and replacement projects, and develop design criteria for use by Target's design consultant partners. You will also make recommendations and presentations with peers and senior leadership across the company.

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 Year accredited or Master's degree (architecture, engineering, interior design or construction related)
  • CSI Certified Construction Specifier preferred
  • 10 -15 minimum years relevant experience (construction, AE or retail preferred)
  • National Building Portfolio Experience executing programs with significant cross-functional representation
  • Sustainability and National Building Code related experience preferred
  • Excellent communication, presentation, organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to lead a cross functional team, while thinking strategically and conceptually to solve building issues.
  • Self-motivated with a high level of accountability to coordinate multiple programs, develop and adhere to schedules, prioritize workload, work in a fast paced, challenging and continually evolving environment.
  • Extensive experience with technical aspects of building envelope design, construction details, building forensics; including items such as water intrusion, architectural hardware, and paint coatings.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SmartSheets, BlueBeam, Adobe Acrobat
  • Working knowledge in CAD systems beneficial (Revit, MicroStation)

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $119,500.00 - $215,100.00 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.

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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