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Sr Creative Resources Business Partner

Company: Target
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Target Creative is 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 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 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.

The Target Studio is an integral part of Target's Marketing Team and is leveraged for creative production and enterprise services. We partner with teams across the company to bring the Target Brand to life.

As a Sr Creative Resources BP , you will be on set each week at our Minneapolis Studio and will apply your technical skills to support the day-to-day operations in an Apple studio environment. You will use your solutions oriented and client service demeanor to trouble shoot issues and come to resolutions quickly. Your role is integral to the smooth and efficient operation of this multi-channel creative production space.

You will partner daily on-set with Producers, Photographers and Digital Technicians in support of project work. Manage hardware infrastructure used in the day-to-day photo studio environment. Evaluate project needs and provide technical guidance and support. Plan and implement hardware and software upgrades. Train new photographers and photo assistants in software/hardware and internal processes for studio workflows.

You will perform regular monitor fleet calibration using i1 profiler, SpectraView and Calman calibration software. Develop studio file workflows that best support the business while maximizing efficiency. Remain current with multi-channel workflows, server configurations and actively assess automation opportunities. Provide back-up support to equipment coordinator at peak times. Provide expert analysis and recommendations for new software and hardware. Stay up to date on the latest hardware trends including cameras, lighting, and computer technology. Independently troubleshoot complex camera/software systems and communicate broader studio technology issues with appropriate Target Tech partners. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, photography, or equivalent technical work experience
  • 5 years overall experience working as a digital tech, photo assistant or photographer
  • 2+ years experience in similar computer role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Sharepoint, Adobe Creative Suite, Capture One, MacOS and Canon cameras
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize information, think critically, and communicate in small group settings
  • Exhibits integrity, creativity, ingenuity, and resourcefulness
  • Seeks answers beyond the obvious, utilizing internal and external resources
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate ambiguity
  • Action oriented, with ability to prioritize and drive results

    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.

Keywords: Target, Minneapolis , Sr Creative Resources Business Partner, Advertising , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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