Assistant Stylist

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 15, 2022
Aug 10, 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.

Fueling the continued success of one of the world's most beloved and recognized brands is a distinctly capable, creative and innovative Marketing organization. Target Marketing is well known for inspiring and surprising guests, and we pride ourselves on connecting them to the products and experiences they expect and deserve from Target. We study our guests to discover new needs and insights, and then craft every interaction to build brand love. We are market experts who insist on a clear and cohesive understanding of our business objectives, guest segments and behaviors, strategies and tactics, overcoming obstacles and measuring success. Our commitment to partnering both internally and with external agencies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and unique promotional marketing. Leveraging our collective assets and fostering a healthy, supportive and open team culture, we deliver a holistically gratifying experience that guests can only get at Target.

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.

Target Studio is an integral part of Target's Marketing Team and is leveraged for photo and video production services. We partner with teams across the company to bring the Target Brand to life.

As a Photo Stylist, you will bring the Target Brand to life by assisting Lead Stylists and creating and capturing basic images for E-commerce and Marketing Special Projects.

You will have experience in most aspects of Photo Production.

Production: You will have proficiency with styling skills and styling gear and an understanding as well as an awareness of image and style standards necessary to uphold the Target brand. You will assist Lead Stylists on set and be provided opportunities to grow your Stylist skills by shooting Low to Medium complexity content.

Pre-Production: You will perform prep styling support preparing items for on set production a plan for the needs of Lead Stylists for large projects.

The Stylist reports to the Sr Manager Stylists.

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

About you:
  • Technical college photo/fashion degree or equivalent experience
  • Background in supporting styling needs in commercial photography
  • Proficiency in using styling tools to execute specific visual feel of content
  • Sets objectives for your own work and provide support for projects
  • Ability to both assist and act as stylist for low complexity styling jobs
  • Stays up to date with emerging trends and innovation
  • Follow defined and communicated best practices and procedures
  • Seeks creative solutions to overcome obstacles when doing work
  • Current portfolio/resume demonstrating depth and breadth of creative capabilities
  • Support team strategies, goals, and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize information, think critically, and communicate
  • Exhibits integrity, creativity, ingenuity, and resourcefulness

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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