SAP (Junior) User Experience Designer Job in Potsdam, Germany

Requisition ID: 132709

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Potsdam

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

WHO WE ARE

As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. Our design team creates and shapes the experiences, which pave the way for new and potentially revolutionary IT solutions in a startup-like environment at the Innovation Center.

We are looking for you – an outstanding Interaction Designer – who likes to work in a buzzing hub of international and very motivated folks with diverse professional backgrounds. Low hierarchies and direct project responsibilities enable you to design with impact. Flexible working times, special offerings (like fitness courses, a bouldering wall, beach volleyball court, a decent espresso machine) and last but not least our marvelous location next to Jungfernsee make working at SAP Innovation Center fun.

Location for this position is our lakeside campus in Potsdam, with a shuttle for SAP employees running from Berlin to Potsdam every day.

WHAT WE NEED YOU FOR

As part of the SAP Innovation Center Network design team, you will sketch and design top-notch user interfaces that empower businesses. You will work on software projects in totally different domains to grow the next new markets and technologies for SAP – from personalized enterprise to big data in the music industry. To turn ideas and user needs into digital experiences, you will effectively collaborate with developers, other designers and customers.

  • Ideate, design, and iteratively improve the user experience for new business products

  • Translate research insights into adequate user experience prototypes

  • Craft user journeys, systems, interaction models, screens designs and the fine grained details of user interactions

  • Actively drive the design work in small project teams and own the success or failure of your design work

YOUR SKILLS

You do not have to be a grand master Jedi of design, nevertheless you should bring some solid product design experience. Communication skills and team player qualities are equally important.

Required

  • Degree in Design, Human Factors, or a related field (or an equivalent professional experience)

  • Proven track record and a passion of designing compelling digital products and services and ability to prototype what you design

  • Self-starter and team player who is great at collaboration

  • Solid intuition and understanding of design process, design methods and design principles

  • Excellent communicator of design work and your rationale behind proposals to internal stakeholders and customers

  • One of your most prominent character traits is curiosity

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English

Nice to have

  • Enterprise software design experience

  • Understanding of front-end languages like HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in German

Your application documents should contain a cover letter reviewing your experiences and your interest, your CV, copies of your degrees (university, apprenticeship, high school) and copies of references from your former employers (if available). Additionally, your application has to include a strong design portfolio (online or pdf) that provide a deep insight into your work.

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, sensory and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com . Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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