Software-Design and Development

UX Design Specialist

Requisition ID: 347384
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T2
Original Posting Date: 6/22/2022



Location:  Palo Alto, CA  


Purpose and Objective: 

Ariba Inc. seeks a UX Design Specialist at our Palo Alto, CA location responsible for working with Product Management and Development, materialize a product vision that melds business owner/PM objectives and continuous user research into a compelling user experience.


Expectations and Tasks:

Work with Product Managers, business owners, and engineering to understand end-user requirements. Design as a stakeholder in an agile development process that values close collaboration between disciplines. Design and deliver interaction flows and screen mockups from sketches to prototypes. Support processes for gathering customer feedback and iterating prototypes. Evangelize UCD principles to the stakeholders. Work as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team that includes Product Management, engineering, documentation, and training.


Education and Qualifications/Skills and Competencies:

Bachelor's degree User Interaction, HCI, Computer Science, Design, Information Science, or related field of study and 1 year of experience required. The company will also accept a Master's degree and 0 years of experience.


Work Experience:

Experience or coursework must involve the following: Organizing information in an understandable manner and apply insights to design websites, desktop apps, mobile apps and physical materials; User research ability to plan and conduct user research events using different methods including interview, survey, contextual inquiry, user journey map; Analyzing findings from different user research and applying these findings to design solutions to solve specific design problems; Wireframing ability to define the interface components which are needed for all possible interactions; Prototyping skills with Figma, Invision to test both usability and functionality; Visual communication including applying layout, color, typography, icons, images and design theory to final design solution; Interaction design skills in different UI Controls and creating the design using software like Sketch, Adobe Suite, Figma; Understanding the business requirements and product strategies related to B2B software; and Design guidelines and know-how to apply the right floorplans or UX controls to solve the right problem.


Travel:  N/A

Internal use only: reference code lhrs4262


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.

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

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:  347384
Posted Date:  Jul 21, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0%

Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

Job alert

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

Job Segment: User Experience, Testing, Computer Science, Engineer, Technology, Research, Engineering