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Senior User Experience Design Specialist Job

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Date: May 2, 2019

City: Dublin, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 214352
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

SAP Sales Cloud User Experience Team in SAP is looking for an experienced designer with strong design skills to help us create innovative product experiences on the web and mobile devices. Our team offers the place to stretch skills in new directions, gain industry experience, and an opportunity to positively impact the lives of enterprise software users around the world.

 

User Experience is the key to product success. Based on the requirements described by Product Management, User Interaction Designers design the best possible user experience and creates detailed design specifications for the target UI technology to enable the implementation of the product.

 

EXPECTATIONS, TASKS AND SKILLS

  • Lead projects from concept to implementation
  • Align with product management to understand use cases, define workflows and storyboards and convert them into concrete screen flows, wireframes and polished visual designs quickly and rapidly iterate to finalize design.
  • Understand product domain, product platform and UI framework to deliver designs
  • Create detailed UI Design and/visual design specifications to deliver to development and adapt your designs to emerging engineering constraints
  • Work on multiple products, spread across our teams in various locations
  • Actively own and contribute to product brainstorming, user research, interaction design and visual design sessions
  • Work in tight collaboration with fellow interaction designers, visual designers, user researchers, product managers and developers
  • Participate in testing of products to ensure that User Experience expectations are met
  • When needed, define and conduct customer interviews which create new understandings of the work and new insights into products to support that work
  • Act as a mentor to junior designers and interns

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / COMPETENCIES

  • Masters degree in Human Computer Interaction or Computer Graphics
  • Strong understanding of design thinking principles and methodology
  • Strong understanding of mobile device platforms (iOS, Andriod, Windows)/web graphics techniques and production practices
  • Strong Visual design skills
  • Experience in defining and creating data visualizations is highly desirable
  • An exceptional portfolio that demonstrates a varied range of work
  • Very good English language skills are a must
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards a plus
  • Enterprise software design experience a definite plus
  • Basic understanding of database technology/terminology is advantageous
  • Quick learner, capable of immersing yourself in new topics, terminology and end user tasks
  • Passion for working on leading-edge projects where technology is evolving along with your product
  • Strong desire to work on Machine Learning and Conversation UIs a plus

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 5-8 years interaction design experience with web technologies and mobile applications
  • Solid expertise in producing information architecture, hi and low fidelity wireframes in Sketch/Invision/ Photoshop/ Illustrator etc.
  • Experience in leading and delivering production ready specifications documents
  • Experience in hands-on developing working mockups and prototypes in HTML 5, iOS and Android is a plus
  • Experience in conducting usability tests if needed

Candidates will be required to submit a portfolio or samples of their work as part of the application

WHAT YOU GET FROM US
Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas:Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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