Software-Design and Development

Development Senior Manager

Requisition ID: 388760
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T5PM




Original Posting Date: 2/22/2024

Job Title: Development Senior Manager

Location: New York, NY


Purpose and Objective: 

SAP Labs, LLC seeks a Development Senior Manager at our New York, NY location to oversee design systems and global production design for all key seasonal retail moments, product launches and campaigns working closely with partners and stakeholders across the organization to deliver inspiring creative that is also effective at driving engagement.


Expectations and Tasks:

Lead the entire studio UX designers, visual designers, writers, design PMs, and researchers. Develop and maintain the SAP Design Product Expression. Responsible for creating messaging frameworks and visual guidance across all Design initiatives and campaigns. Maintain Product Expression guidelines and educate team on Product Expression. Deliver experiences for product launches, as well as functional in serving customer needs and decision-making. Expand insights and research capability that serve not only design efforts, but also partners with the broader SAP Design experimentation team to increasingly leverage customer insights for decision-making and experimentation. Oversee the continued evolution of a web design library of navigation headers, templates, and components, leveraged across SAP to drive consistency in Product Expression and user experience. Use Design Thinking or other processes, help drive thought leadership and work across disciplines to define new user experiences that are innovative, solve real customer problems and have impact on the business. Create engaging and compelling customer experience using various design, UX, mobile, video, motion design, and web technologies. Build strong relationships across disciplines and stakeholders. Lead high-performing team of full-time employees and vendors, with specialties in design, UX, research, and operations. Manage and oversee agency partners. Manage budget and make short-term and long-term investment choices for how to further evolve the studio and business needs. Ensure that all experiences meet high accessibility standards, and most importantly to design and deliver experiences for inclusivity.


Education and Qualifications/Skills and Competencies:

Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Business Administration, User Experience Design, Graphic Design, Studio Arts, or a related field of study and 10 years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or a related occupation. The Company will also accept a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Business Administration, User Experience Design, Graphic Design, Studio Arts, or a related field of study and 8 years of experience in the job offered or a related occupation.


Work Experience:

Experience must involve 4 years in the following:

  • Create design strategy for digital transformation projects and programs using the Human-Centered Design and Research methodology;
  • Implement Design Thinking and Foresight processes to foster innovation;
  • Design and implement user experience (UX) and Visual Art Design Process training;
  • Design and execute product experience initiative and deliverables using industry standard design tools including Figma, Figjam, and Mural;
  • Create visuals for new digital products and devices in Illustrator and Photoshop;
  • Create, write, design and produce concepts and briefs;
  • Build and manage global UX design teams, innovation teams, and graphic design teams; and
  • Utilize Inclusive Management techniques, SMART management tool, and project management tools including Planner.


Travel: N/A. Telecommuting permitted. Position must be based within the continental U.S.


This position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program subject to the eligibility criteria outlined in the SAP Internal Employee Referral Policy.


Internal use only: reference code lhrs4262



Compensation Range Transparency: The annual base salary range for this position is $268,725 - $456,900. SAP believes the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAP’s commitment to pay equity. SAP provides the annualized compensation range inclusive of base salary and variable incentive target for the career level applicable to the posted role. The targeted combined range for this position is $358,300 - $609,200. The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidate will be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills, experience, scope of the role, location, etc. as determined through the selection process. Any SAP variable incentive includes a targeted dollar amount and any actual payout amount is dependent on company and personal performance.  Please reference this link for a summary of SAP benefits and eligibility requirements: SAP North America Benefits.

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: or, APJ:, EMEA: Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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.
Additional Locations:  

Requisition ID:  388760
Posted Date:  Apr 20, 2024
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0%

New York, NY, US, 10001

Job alert

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: User Experience, Developer, Graphic Design, ERP, SAP, Technology, Creative