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Director, UX Product Design- Search & Recommendations(Remote Or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start date
Apr 12, 2024
Closing date
May 5, 2024

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Description: The pay range is $160,900.00 - $289,700.00

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at

About Us:

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. Learn more about Target here.

Target's Global UX team is a group of design, research, and accessibility practitioners and experts, with a passion for improving and innovating our digital experiences for Target's guests, team members, and partners. Here, we pride ourselves on designing tangible, inspiring, and impactful solutions that serve all aspects of our business- and being a part of the team means you will play a critical role for Target's digital experience by increasing ease, simplicity, value, and delight for every touchpoint.

About the role:

As a Director Product Design of our Help me Find What I Need & Confidence to Buy teams, you'll be at the forefront of Target's evolving digital experience, shaping it for our guests and contributing to business growth. You will build, develop, and lead a group of high-performing designers to deliver a best-in-class digital shopping experience for our guests on Target's website, mobile web, and native apps. You will focus on the experience vision and strategy for AI-driven, multi-category search landing and product details experiences within our full-funnel digital journey.

To bring meaningful guest journeys and experiences to life, you will think both holistically, pragmatically, and through the lens of innovation while holding a high bar for craft and quality. You will establish and maintain India and US-based relationships with cross functional partners across product, engineering, data science, and other business areas while setting the vision and owning the UX of multiple programs. You are proactive, curious, ask questions, and are driven to connect the dots. As the leader of complex, nuanced space, you will seek to co-create strategies with cross-functional partners and teams across the enterprise and believe we are better together. You are an excellent communicator, skilled at explaining design recommendations to non-design stakeholders, and are comfortable advocating for both UX and the guest. You have a demonstrated ability to build relationships and influence across multiple levels of executive leadership including Senior Directors, VPs, and other senior leaders when needed.

You understand guest needs, omni-channel retail, and the role that UX plays in driving engagement, loyalty, delight, and trust while delivering business results. You will use human-centered design thinking, service design, and tried-and-true design craft principles to understand and prioritize guest needs, establish near and long-term design strategies, and deliver a best-in-class guest experience for Target. 
In this role, you will hire, coach, and guide a team of approximately 10 - 15 team members to elevate individual and overall team performance. You are an experienced and compassionate leader to team members, helping them to grow and develop new skills. You have a proven track record of design leadership and inspire your teams to have a pulse on experience and innovation trends and the technological landscape, while embracing a test and learn approach to drive a pragmatic and results oriented culture to your team.

Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience); master's degree or post graduate experience in Design, HCI, or related field a plus

  • 12+ years of experience with user experience design delivering from concept through to execution

  • 5+ years of experience in people leadership with 3+ as a leader of leaders, with a team size of 15 or more demonstrated strength in hiring, leading, and coaching high performing, cross-geo or remote teams

  • Strong portfolio of work that demonstrates industry leading, high quality design judgement exhibiting universal appeal across a range of product categories

  • Ecommerce, marketplace, and and/ or retail experience important

  • Fluency in standard design tools such as Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, etc

  • Awareness of best practices for information architecture, design, and usability principles

  • Strong resource management and planning ability to define high-level roadmaps, priorities, set expectations, and ensure on-track, on-time delivery in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple programs across multiple stakeholders at the same time, simultaneously managing working team & partners

  • Growth oriented, strategic mindset

This position may be considered for a Remote or Hybrid (known internally at Target as "Flex for Your Day") work arrangement based on Target's needs. A 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 a Target location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year. A Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement means the team member's core role may be performed either remote or onsite at a Target location depending upon what your role, team and tasks require for that day. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations 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 Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

Application deadline is : 05/02/2024


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