SAP Principal Product Designer Job in Palo Alto, California
Requisition ID: 158762
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.
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.
Our team is to bring consumer-like ease to large-scale Enterprise products. If you are passionate about technology and how people use it, have a knack for simplifying the complex, and love working with developers in an agile process, then this is the place for you. Our UX team in Palo Alto is looking for a rock star Principal Product Designer.
The Principal Product Designer should have experience presenting to and managing relationships with stakeholders and their adjacencies on a variety of efforts that support both the business and a strong user experience. Also, provide direction and inspiration to their peers, and maintain and influence the design language. Managing vendors and providing design direction will be key to this role.
Design and deliver web applications, from high-level concepts through to screen designs which are brand aligned and globally scalable
Deliver to Mobile First strategy
Evolve the design pattern library for web and mobile
Work closely and influence product management, engineering, documentation and training; understand and contribute to product requirement documents
Work with a globally distributed team
Work across multiple projects
Facilitate brainstorming and co-design activities with internal groups and with customers
Work closely with visual designers, content strategists, product managers, and development teams
Manage and mentor other designers and vendors
Able to travel globally
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in HCI, Human Factors, Design Strategy or a design-research related field, or equivalent
10 years’ experience as an Interaction/UX Designer
Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality design output
Expert Experience with:
Design and prototyping tools (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, Invision, Sketch and Axure)
Strong Design Leadership and Management with excellent influencing skills.
Defining Style Guides and Pattern Library for global design patterns
Designing for Accessibility
Designing for localized experiences for Left to Right as well as Right to Left experiences
Knowledge of Agile, Lean UX and Mobile First
Knowledgeable about Design Thinking and Customer Driven Design Methodologies
Portfolio of work should include designs from concept to finish demonstrating design rationale and business impact
Teaching classes and/or coaching product teams user-centered design, design-thinking, studio work, or related field
Business applications in: procurement, supply, financial management, contracts, POs, invoices, auctions, catalogs
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