SAP SAP Ariba - UX Designer Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 188183

Work Area: Software-User Experience

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Our team’s goal is to bring consumer-like ease to large-scale Enterprise products. If you have a knack for simplifying the complex and passionate about delighting users with meaningful user experience and love working with product managers and developers in an agile process, then this is the place for you.

About SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration

SAP Ariba is the world’s business commerce network. We help companies extend their business commerce processes into the Cloud, where they can use our Supply Chain and Procurement solutions from Ariba Network to find opportunities to cut costs, reduce risk, and grow revenue through better collaboration with trading partners. The Ariba Network is the world’s largest trading partner community with more than $600B of commerce flowing through and more than 1.7 million businesses in 190 countries around the world, with a new business joining Ariba Network every two minutes.

The SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration provides the missing link to drive an efficient supply chain network. It connects all systems and stakeholders to a common plan, to orchestrate multitier supply chains to reduce inventory. Our intelligent network approach enables Manufacturers and their trading partners to identify and resolve potential supply chain problems before they become serious. Configurable intercompany business rules, Automated dashboards and reporting make it easier to Achieve complete supply chain visibility with SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration.


The UX 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 and 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

  • Able to travel globally


  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field or equivalent practical experience

  • 2 years of experience in a related field

  • Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary UX and/or product teams (motion, interaction, UX research, engineering, UX writer) on technical implementation

  • Experience implementing visual design systems across a range of platforms in an iterative software development environment

  • Up-to-the-minute knowledge of interaction and design trends in mobile, web, wearables, and motion design


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.


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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Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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