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SAP Ariba - UX Designer Job

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Date: May 8, 2019

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 210848
Work Area: Software-User Experience
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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.

Ariba, an SAP Company, provides business-to-business solutions and is one of the fastest growing mid-cap technology companies. With the largest global supply network in the world, Ariba is the market leader in collaborative business commerce, providing a web-based trading community to help companies discover, connect, and collaborate with a global network of partners. More than 500,000 companies around the world, in every industry, use Ariba’s cloud-based solutions to manage their commerce activities – procurement, sourcing, supply, reconciliation, contracts, invoices, and more.  Buy, sell, and manage cash.


Our team’s goal is to bring consumer-like ease to large-scale Enterprise products. If you have a knack for simplifying the complex and passionate about delighting users with meaningful user experience and love working with product managers and developers in an agile process, then this is the place for you.



  • Define, refine & evangelize user experience solutions across all Ariba’s products
  • Identify reusable user experience design patterns & IP
  • Your work will span across devices, bringing the user experience to life; your innovative ideas and designs will be invaluable here. As a contributing member of our design team, you will also be in a position to influence the user experience for Ariba’s products.


  • 1-3 years user experience with large-scale rich internet applications and web site projects, as well as consumer mobile applications
  • Experience producing concepts in Axure/ Sketch / Photoshop/ Illustrator
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to listen, articulate positions, and advocate designs
  • Experience working with development and product owners to redefine prior existing products
  • All candidates must provide a link to their portfolio with samples of recent work


  • An exceptional portfolio that demonstrates a varied range of work & vibrant creativity with a strong consumer orientation
  • Able to turn concepts into concrete visuals quickly, then rapidly iterate those sketches into polished final designs
  • Actively contribute to product brainstorming and interaction design sessions
  • Create and manage a rich and deep library of UI screen assets to enable swift creation of mockups and prototypes as well as finished products
  • Proven success working on concept, interface and visual designs for innovative large-scale projects, actively collaborating within a cross-functional team.
  • Deep understanding of user interface and interaction design
  • Up-to-the-minute knowledge of interaction and design trends in mobile, web, wearables, and motion design
  • Able to think and work beyond the appearance
  • Love of continuous learning and growth

Bonus Points

  • Previous experience working on solutions in supply chain, finance, sales, marketing, or commerce
  • Experience working with Agile/Lean UX methodologies
  • Hands on experience with CSS, Javascript and HTML
  • Experience designing social applications
  • Excellent visual design skills and an outstanding portfolio of interactive projects
  • Street smarts; willingness to roll up the sleeves and do whatever is necessary to meet team goal

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.

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. ( or, APJ:, EMEA: 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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Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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