Employer: SAP

What We Offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!

Purpose and Objectives

SAP Design is made up of multi-disciplinary teams of UX Designers, Researchers, Writers, Content Strategists, Program Managers, and Engineers. We care deeply about the people who use our products. The SAP Design team plays an integral part in gathering insights about our customers’ attitudes, emotions, and behaviors to inspire and inform our design. We collaborate closely with engineering and product management to create industry-leading products that deliver value for the people who use them and for SAP’s businesses.

The SAP Creative Studio works across the entire business to deliver innovative experiences at scale across all touchpoints. As the Principal Designer, Creative Studio, you will be a thought leader for the entire studio of UX designers, visual designers, writers, design PMs, and researchers. You will set a high bar for user experience and creative.

You will be a good fit for this role if you have an established track record of thought leadership and design experience across both UX and creative, you are a strong advocate for design, you partner well with other disciplines to deliver impact, you are data-driven, and most importantly customer-obsessed. It’s also important for the person in this role to understand and appreciate how the Studio needs to scale operationally as well as creatively.

Role Responsibilities

  • Explore, invent, and evolve the creative work that builds the core of our product DNA for various aspects of our product delivery including core componentry elements, illustration, iconography, typography, and product color use.
  • Develop and maintain the SAP Design Product Expression styles. Responsible for creating visual guidance across design elements. Maintain Product Expression guidelines and educate broader team on brand expression through product.
  • Grow an expanding insights and research capability that serve not only design efforts, but also partners with the broader SAP Design team that leverages customer insights for decision-making and experimentation.
  • Oversee the continued evolution of a web design library of navigation headers, templates, and components, leveraged across SAP to drive consistency in Product Expression and user experience.
  • Using design thinking, help drive thought leadership and work across disciplines to define new user experiences that are innovative, solve real customer problems, and have impact on the business.
  • Leverage strong depth of knowledge in various design, UX, mobile, video, motion design, and web technologies to create engaging and compelling customer experiences.
  • Build strong relationships across disciplines and stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all experiences meet high accessibility standards, and most importantly, that all experiences are designed to be inclusive and representative of our expansive, diverse audiences.

Work Experience and Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in design, user experience management, and/or digital transformation
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver new products, services, or web services at a global scale
  • Experience driving digital transformation projects and programs
  • Ability to handle complex design problems and have a proven ability to create customer-focused solutions