SAP User Experience Design Specialist - SAP Innovation Center Network Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 122968

Work Area: Software-User Experience

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

Who we are:

The SAP Innovation Center Network is a strategic development entity within SAP, combining software engineering excellence with thought leadership and entrepreneurial spirit to create new markets for SAP. Across various focus clusters and by building on strong teams, we pioneer game-changing solutions in close collaboration with startups, customers & partners in industry and research as well as with other SAP units. To ensure a successful go-to-market, we follow an end-to-end responsibility approach. By exploring unconventional ideas and developing inspiring proofs of concepts, we push the state-of-the-art in technology and its applied fields to provide SAP with foresight into future trends.

At innovation center, we create new growth business for SAP by pioneering new markets and disruptive technologies. you will have opportunity to work on complete life cycle of products from ideation, incubation, validation and scaling.

What to expect:

  • A very dynamic, fun and start-up type of environment, with a huge potential to learn and work on emerging technologies such as Machine learning, AI, Cloud, big-data, AR and VR.

  • If you have entrepreneur spirit and have the passion to bring new ideas to market, this would be a perfect team.

  • A very self-sufficient team consisting of UX designers, developers, data scientists, operations and Product management.


  • As UX designer you will be responsible for creating Personas, User journeys, storyboards, prototypes, high and low fidelity mockups by interacting with customers, product managers and developers.

  • As UX designer you will be expected to be up to data on the emerging technologies and provide thought leadership on creating designs to fit emerging technologies such as Chatbots, Machine learning, AR/VR.

  • Bring industry’s best practices and emerging trends in the area of design.

  • Contribute to multiple projects in different phases, ranging from early stage concepts to evolving products.

  • You will work with cross functional teams and collaborate with other teams in SAP to develop scalable and robust solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3 years of professional design work experience.

  • Top notch portfolio demonstrating your ability to create Personas, User journeys, storyboards, high and low fidelity mockups

  • Proficiency in design tools such as Adobe, Sketch, inVision and keynote.

  • Deep understanding of current and emerging design principles

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good experience designing enterprise software.

  • Passion for conducting end-user research and design thinking workshops.

  • Passion to be up-to-date on the new design trends, apply and share new trends to broader teams.

  • Include link to portfolio when you apply for this position.


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.

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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.

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