Art Director - Weekly ad

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Hennepin County
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Full time

Company description

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

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Job description

Description: Art Director - Weekly Ad

About us:
Target is an iconic 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.

A role with Target Promotions Marketing means that you’ll be part of a team that leads Target’s Value communication strategy and brings holistic promotional and value stories to life for Target’s guests. The team has a broad range of responsibilities including strategy planning & development, creative, execution and production. Promotions Marketing leverages a variety of print and digital media and is responsible for Target’s Weekly Ad, Digital Weekly Ad, Print Promotions, In-store Promotional Signing and Printing Services.

As an Art Director Weekly Ad, you will art/photo direct, concept and design content for Target Weekly Ad and Target Promotions. You’ll think conceptually, strategically and work effectively across different platforms. You’ll execute projects by designing and/or photo art directing and overseeing production details. You will be expected to multi-task and collaborate seamlessly as well as work as part of a team. Finally, you’ll stay passionate and ahead of the latest fashion, home and beauty industry trends. 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 experience
- 2 - 5 years of professional experience or relevant skills
- Creative Portfolio demonstrating Target brand expectations
- Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
- Desire and ability to learn quickly
- Ability to establish rapport with peers
- Familiarity working with HTML, AfterEffects, and APIs a plus
- Solid understanding of the world of web graphics, including image optimization, file size and type, and font use

- Experience developing social media deliverables and content across social platforms

- Strong attention to detail

- Basic interactive design skills