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Lead 3D Technical Artist | Technical Director | Pipeline Engineer (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Apply Now Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542; job id: R0000182265
job family: Technical Design
schedule: Full time

As aLead3DTechnicalArtist, you will be responsiblefor the front lines of cutting-edge real-time graphics and technology development.  This role helps develop future technology by continuallylooking for areas to enhance the teams current methods of content creation with innovative and optimized workflows and pipelines.  This TechnicalArtist helps deliver the creative and innovative artistic possibilities for the studio.  

  • Develops improved content creation pipelines, processes, and workflows.  Providing documentation and mentors the content creation teams to fully take advantage of our tools and technology.  
  • Lead, influence and collaborate withglobalengineering, production and product teams on workflowmethods,toolsand pipeline.  
  • Creatives sample content to prove out new workflows and demonstrates visual or efficient improvements. 
  • Excellent creative and technicalproblem-solvingskills.
  • Remains current with the technological developments and advancements throughout the 3D and game industry.  Createsresearch cutting edge approaches to 3D content creation in support of the creative process from a usability standpoint. 
  • Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:(4-7 bullet points)

  • Bachelor's degreein 3D art, design,computer scienceor equivalent.

  • 7+years in architectural visualization or in creating photo realistic 3D imagery.

  • Strong knowledge of 3DsMax as it pertains content creation and scripting(animation, modelinghigh and low poly assets, texturing, rigging).

  • Strong knowledge of Python.

  • Experience in node-based shader networks such as those found in Unreal Engine

  • Strong grasp of mathematical concepts and analysis techniques as they apply to technical art.

  • Experience influencing,communicatingand driving change across organizational and cross functional boundaries.


  • Understanding of 3D scanning and AR/VR technologies and workflows.

  • Knowledge of C++

  • Experience in performance managing and motivating others.

  • Action oriented, with ability to prioritize and drive results.

  • Ability to facilitate and clarify project expectations, objectives, and deliverables.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate ambiguity.

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 residentsis$81,300-146,400.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 benefitsfrom financial and education to well-being and beyond.

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,fueland 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,creativeand 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,strategiesand 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,supportiveand open team culture, we deliver a holistically gratifying experience that guests can only get at Target. 

Target Creativeis the in-house creative agency dedicated to bringing one of the world’s most beloved and recognizable brands to life. Whether through design,marketingor 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 executemarket-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

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

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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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