SAP (Senior) User Experience Design Specialist - S/4HANA Design Team Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 186285

Work Area: Software-User Experience

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

ABOUT SAP

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, 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.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Because user experience is of vital importance to the success of all SAP products, SAP constantly evaluates and improves its products to ensure that SAP users get the best user experience possible. User Experience at SAP covers all activities from conception and design of future SAP products to maintenance and improvements of existing applications.

As a User Experience Designer in the S/4 HANA UX Team you work together with a highly motivated and creative team of international Interaction Designers, User Researchers and Visual Designers. Your team is responsible to drive all application design activities for S/4HANA business areas. You closely collaborate with Product Owners and Development to enable users to do their business in the most effective and efficient manner.

Within our team, we practice a trust-based working model. If you need to work flexibly from another location or at another time you can do so given your manager’s agreement.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

• You are a strong Interaction Designer and feel responsible for your work and accompany your designs throughout the design driven development process

• Gathering end user requirements by organizing, executing, and moderating end user site visits, focus groups and user days including collection and synthesis of results

• Development of user interface designs using various prototyping techniques and documented in user interface specifications

• Verification of designs through reviews, validations and formal usability testing with end users

• You have a good technical understanding (preferably in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript) to discuss design alternatives and solutions with developers

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required skills:

• University degree in Interaction Design, Industrial Design, Human-Computer Interaction or comparable fields is required

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and German

• Experience with tools such as Axure, Photoshop and Balsamiq

You will be working in international, interdisciplinary teams. With your strong communication-skills you convey your ideas to designers and non-designers. To design business applications, you need to understand complex business processes and apply analytical and creative thinking. Being a solid team player with good writing, presentation and time management skills is a must.

Preferred skills:

• Knowledge of Fiori Design Guidelines is a plus

• Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 are beneficial

• Experience in software development is advantageous

WORK EXPERIENCE

5 Years’ experience in Interaction Design (ideally application design or design concepts)

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

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 .

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

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 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: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com , APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com , EMEA: Careers@sap.com ).

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