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Sr Motion Graphics Designer

Apply Now Job ID: R0000070253 schedule: Full time Location: 33 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402-3601;

About us:

Target is an iconic, beloved and well-recognized brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

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 Creativeis 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 totake our guests—andourselves—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.

As aSr. MotionGraphicsDesigner,you will bring your aptitude in motion graphics design, production and technical knowledge to help bring the creative vision to life on a diverse mix of motionwork touching broadcast, digital, social,OOH, in-store,experiential and CGIproject deliverables

Your role will encompass different facets per project fromconceptingcreative solutionsthroughexecution ofapproved concepts in ways thatchallenge conventional thinking to meet and exceed business and marketing objectives. Multi-tasking and collaborating with partners across creative, technology, andproductiondisciplines, you are comfortable in hands-on creation, as well asexplainingconceptsto partners across theorganization, including creative senior leadership. You will need to demonstrate excellentfundamentals of composition, color and typography.Critical to this role is staying current withmotion and technologytrends and experiences, 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.

About you: 

  • 4-year college degree and/or equivalent experiencepreferred

  • 7 - 10 years of relevant professional experiencepreferred but not required

  • Strong creative portfolio demonstrating breadth of motion capabilities, with a focus on design and art direction

  • Expert knowledge of standard design software (Adobe tools, Mac platform, etc.)

  • Expertise ineither 2D, 3D or both – AE, C4D and/or Maya

  • Unity/Unreal experience preferred

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • 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

  • Ability to present to senior creative leadership with clear, compelling rationale for creative solutions

  • Collaborative influencer with a clear POV and ability to establish rapport with peers

  • Adept at managing multiple, concurrent and complex projects 

  • Flexible to travel as needed

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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