Lead Associate Creative Director, Brand Identity (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)Apply Now Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542; job id: R0000234951
job family: Graphic Design
schedule: Full time
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.
As a Lead Associate Creative Director, Brand Design Lab, you will lead the creative direction for owned brand identities and packaging while working collaboratively with internal and external creative teams and various internal owned brand partners. Target Creative’s Brand Design Lab collaborates with owned brand management, packaging and product development teams to create differentiated owned brands across various categories to solve business strategies. The Brand Design Lab brings creative solutions to punctuate and elevate our owned brands through distinct brand identities, packaging design, messaging, typography, photography and illustration. You will articulate Target’s brand (voice and culture) to infuse the work with an unmistakable Target approach, seamlessly integrating a multicultural lens. You provide the creative vision to guide and inspire internal and external creative teams/agencies to innovate, concept and execute creative solutions and challenge conventional thinking to meet and exceed business and marketing objectives. Multi-tasking and collaborating with partners across creative and marketing disciplines, you are responsible for providing clear, actionable and timely feedback and meeting project deadlines. You are comfortable in both guiding the work and in selling the concepts to partners across the organization. You will need to demonstrate excellent taste level and experience in graphic design, typography, systems thinking and photo/art direction. Critical to this role is staying current with retail trends and experiences, developing competent base knowledge of categories and guest behaviors, and being a passionate advocate for great design. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
4-year college degree and/or equivalent experience
7 - 10 years of relevant professional experience in Brand Design/Brand Identity
Expert knowledge of all CS software and the Mac platform
Strong creative portfolio demonstrating breadth of type, design and photo art direction capabilities, with a focus on Apparel and Accessories, Home, Seasonal and Stationery
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interface and present to all levels of the organization
Think strategically, critically and creatively
Action oriented with ability to prioritize and drive results
Desire and ability to learn quickly – self-starting, highly motivated, fast working
Collaborative influencer with a clear POV and ability to establish rapport with peers
Adept at managing multiple, concurrent and complex projects
Ability to identify the need for change and lead teams through it
Flexible to travel as needed
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 $85,400-$153,700. 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.
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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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