sr Art Director - Packaging

Country :
USA
State :
Minnesota
County :
Hennepin County
Town :
MINNEAPOLIS
Category :
Design
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time

Company description

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at nearly 1,800 stores and at Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit to communities, that giving equals more than $4 million a week.

For more information, visit Target.com/Pressroom (http://pressroom.target.com/pr/news/news.aspx).
For a behind-the-scenes look at Target, visit ABullseyeView.com (http://www.abullseyeview.com/) or follow TargetNews (https://twitter.com/targetnews) on Twitter.

Job description

Primary function

Art directs for various marketing channels with a strong understanding of the Target brand and delivers creative results tailored to Target’s portfolio of exclusive brands and marketing objectives.
Principle duties & responsibilities

- Serves as the creative lead for multiple projects in order to deliver strong creative results.

- Specifies creative detail including brand overview, layout design, and photo and illustration direction.

- Oversees and executes various projects by photo art directing and/or designing and overseeing electronic and print production details.

- Makes timely decisions for fast-paced projectsto meet deadlines.

- Involved in the selection and directing of external talent.

- Oversees and/or creates presentations and effectively presents to Leadership and Marketing teams.

- Stays current with the latest style, graphic, industry and technology trends and applies to projects.

- May help with the selection and development of other team members.

Reporting & working relationships

- Reports to an Associate Creative Director.

Profile



- 4-year college degree and/or equivalent experience

- 5-7+ years experience.

- Portfolio demonstrating a strong understanding and application of art direction.

- Effective visual and verbal presentation skills.

- Interpersonally savvy with strong listening skills.

- Open to feedback with ability to take direction.

- Action oriented with ability to prioritize and
drive results.

- MAC applications: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.

Desired job requirements

- Authentically and thoughtfully communicates and provides clear direction to internal and external partners to develop and execute creative work.

- Acts fearlessly and takes smart risks.

- Ability to handle high pressure/stressful situations in a professional manner.

- Prior supervisory experience.

- Commands career and personal development.