Software-User Experience

Senior Visual (UI) 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 Visual Designer, you'll push the boundaries of user experience in enterprise software to a higher level. You'll translate complex features into visually stunning and intuitive interfaces, ensuring users can utilize the software with ease. But your impact goes beyond individual projects as you’ll have the unique chance to help shape the future of our design language. By championing best practices and establishing new patterns and UI enhancements, you'll influence the entire product suite, ensuring consistency and paving the way for innovative design patterns that will define new ways users interact with our software for years to come. 


What you bring: 

You're a champion of visual clarity and user-friendliness and your designs will prioritize streamlining complex information and functionalities, resulting in intuitive and effortless user experiences. This means a deep understanding of user needs and a keen eye for simplifying interactions. You're a master of aesthetics and visual hierarchy, ensuring users can find the information they need quickly and efficiently. 

Your impact goes beyond mere usability, you'll be an architect of innovation. You will push the boundaries of what's expected in enterprise software, crafting differentiated experiences that surprise and delight users. This requires a constant curiosity about emerging design trends and a willingness to experiment with fresh ideas. Ultimately, you'll transform enterprise software from a functional necessity to a user experience that's both powerful and engaging. 


Expectations and tasks 

  • Design high-fidelity mockups, prototypes, and user interfaces that are not only functional but differentiating that are also aesthetically pleasing and consistent with our brand identity 

  • Partner with product managers, design leadership, and engineers to translate complex features and functionalities into clear, visually appealing, and user-friendly designs 

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

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

  • Champion design best practices and establish new patterns that can be contributed back to a design system that ensures consistency and scalability across our product suite 

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest design trends and technologies 

  • Proactively present and advocate for innovative design solutions that improve user experience and product usability 

  • Mentor and collaborate with junior designers and cross teams, fostering a strong design culture 


About you 

  • 7+ years of experience in visual design, with a strong focus on UI design 

  • Proven experience designing for enterprise software applications 

  • In-depth understanding of design principles, including user-centered design, visual hierarchy, and information architecture 

  • A keen eye for detail and a strong sense of aesthetics 

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

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively present design ideas to leadership and executives 

  • Proficiency in industry-standard design software (e.g., Figma, Mural, After Effects a plus) 

  • A passion for innovation and a desire to push the boundaries of design and elevate experiences to a new level 


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 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 117300 - 283400(USD) USD. 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.


Requisition ID: 394135 | Work Area:Software-User Experience  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  394135
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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