Software-User Experience

Senior User Experience Designer

We help the world run better

At SAP, we enable you to bring out your best. Our company culture is focused on collaboration and a shared passion to help the world run better. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. 



What you’ll do: 

As a Senior UX Designer, you’ll be an architect of exceptional user experiences for our collaborative enterprise software projects working with cross-functional team members and leadership. You'll translate complex features into beautifully designed and differentiated intuitive interfaces, ensuring users can utilize the software with ease. Your influence goes beyond individual projects – your contributions will help influence the future of our design language. By championing best practices and establishing innovative UI patterns, you'll foster a consistent user experience across our entire product suite, paving the way for elevated interactions that will redefine how users engage with our software. 


What you bring: 

You’ll bring a wealth of expertise and passion for crafting exceptional user experiences, excel in leading design projects, collaborating with teams to create user experience solutions that are nest level. Your deep understanding of design principles coupled with your ability to craft compelling design solutions will influence the infusion of user-centered design contributions as part of the SAP ecosystem. With a keen eye for innovation and a knack for fostering collaboration across disciplines, you’ll drive the delivery of new experiences that will usher in higher standards of design in enterprise software. 


Expectations and tasks 

  • Visualize experience concepts through the creation of wireframes, design mockups, journey maps, process flows, and prototypes 

  • Analyze user needs and gather requirements across multiple product experiences to understand the dependencies for a common experience solution 

  • Help define project scope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with cross-functional teams and design leadership 

  • Work with design representatives across various lines of business to produce strategy of experience concepts to final solution 

  • Build relationships and collaborate closely with the cross-functional teams such as Design, UX Research, Product Management, Engineering 

  • Present and justify proposed solutions and articulate design with key stakeholders 

  • Utilize design research or user testing insights to help inform and improve upon the overall experience direction and validation of solution 

  • Document UI specifications and patterns that outlines the rules and guidance for experiences delivered along with refinements when necessary 


About You 

  • 7+ years of experience in UX and product design 

  • A strong portfolio showcasing foundational understanding of UX and UI design, thought process and how you've contributed to solving specific problems with functional designs 

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams – partnering with product and development to oversee the user experience from conception to launch 

  • Ability to think long-and short-term to meet the constraints of product and experience needs while iterating toward a future vision 

  • Keen ability to grasp complexity quickly and to focus on key issues 

  • Clear communication skills and ability to present your work to internal stakeholders at different design stages and support your decisions 

  • Experience with prototyping to explore and convey design solutions 

  • Proficiency in industry-standard design software (e.g., Figma, Mural, Adobe suite, etc...) 

  • Self-guided and motivated to learn new tools and techniques 


About the Team 

The Product Concepts team is a passionate international group committed to crafting exceptional user experiences and setting new standards for design excellence. We thrive on creativity and fun as we shape the future of user experience across all products, continuously pushing the boundaries of design and innovation. Be a part of a vibrant team that drives cutting-edge user experience advancements and transforms how people interact with technology. 



Bring out your best

SAP innovations help more than four hundred thousand customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with two hundred million users and more than one hundred thousand employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, you can bring out your best.  


We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.


Compensation Range Transparency: 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 hourly base salary rate range applicable for the posted role. The targeted range for this position is 117300 - 283400(USD) USD. The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidates 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.  SAP offers limited benefits for employees hired into hourly or like roles subject to appliable plan/policy terms. A summary of benefits and eligibility requirements can be found by clicking this link:  SAP North America Benefits.


Requisition ID: 394138 | Work Area: Software-User Experience | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations:  #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  394138
Posted Date:  Jun 27, 2024
Work Area:  Software-User Experience
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

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