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Senior UX Email Product Designer/Developer - Operational Communications

Apply Now Location: 7000 Target Pkwy N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States, 55445; job id: R0000329279
job family: User Experience & Interface
schedule: Full time
The pay range is $93,800.00 - $168,800.00

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 UX is a group of design, research, content 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 job:  

The SeniorEmail Product Designer/Developeris responsible for designing and developing responsive emails (UI, front-end and back-end code) alongside a team of Senior and Lead Email Designers/Developers. The designer/developer will produce, proof, test, and troubleshoot dynamic HTML emails that follow both brand and current code standards.   

The successful candidate must be able to show specific work samples and case studies demonstrating clean, high-quality email code that supports templated designs with brand standards and leverages current email best practices across major inboxes/email clients.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Create world-class, responsive email code for the operational side of Target. com (orders, account, reviews, loyalty, registry, and much more!) 

  • Explore how we make these important communications more personalized, human-centered, and actionable by using design and coding techniques that drive results

  • Generate new concepts and hypotheses, facilitate A/B testing ideas, and pivot quickly to new directions based on feedback & learning

  • Follow-through on delivery: own final email code by working primarily in Salesforce Marketing Cloud 

  • Create fluid, responsive, precise, front-end HTML designs and connect back-end services and logic using AMPscript and data extensions

  • Execute complete end-to-end testing of each email using Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Litmus testing tools

  • Participate in the UX process, from early discovery and strategic approach to ideation, design, testing, asset delivery and production. 

  • Leverage insights, data and research to identify and pursue user-centric outcomes within the Operational Communication space

  • Create design deliverables representative of the design process phase – such as journey maps, wireframes, user flows, UI design and prototypes

  • Collaborate cheerfully with others, including other designers, developers, product managers, content designers, and accessibility team members

  • Build a network of relationships to enable your vision in service of our guest experience and Target as a whole

  • Proficiency in UX and product design and prototyping tools (i.e., in Figma) 

  • Navigate complexity and ambiguity delivering impact for guests and the business


  • 4+ years of experience with HTML/CSS front-end coding specifically for email (fluid responsive design layouts, device breakpoints and workarounds for limitations of email clients/browsers) with an eagerness to learn and expand your skills in the email space

  • Minimum of 3 years of coding and email development for Marketing Automation platforms, preferably Salesforce Marketing Cloud but open to other ESPs 

  • Expertise using Adobe Creative Suite, Figma or equivalent to manipulate and export email design files

  • Experience working within corporate brand standards

  • Experience with Litmus, Email on Acid or equivalent testing tools 

  • Willingness and ability to adopt new technologies, languages and/or frameworks to keep up with new trends and best practices

  • Knowledgeable about design thinking, the design process, and eager to expand your email development and design skillset in the future

  • Possess strong problem-solving skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced, action-oriented environment

  • Able to translate technical explanations to non-technical parties

  • A passion for the email space and the specific intricacies of designing and developing emails

  • Experience with AMPscript is a plus

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 : 07/20/2024
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