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User Experience Researcher Job

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User Experience Researcher Job

User Experience Researcher Job

Date: Aug 1, 2018

City: Irvine, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 179021
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 20%
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.




At the SAP Innovation Center Network (ICN), we map, build and inspire a future worth living. ICN is SAP’s strategic innovation vehicle which combines software engineering excellence with thought leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. We pioneer game-changing solutions in close collaboration with SAP units, customers, partners & startups. At ICN, we are curious, open-minded, passionate and courageous. We bring together experts across continents, disciplines, and companies to navigate SAP to tomorrow and beyond. Spread across 11 locations around the globe, the brightest minds are working on a diverse range of projects while following the same approach to innovation. Coming from various cultural and academic backgrounds, our highly-skilled teams unite top-notch programming expertise with creative problem-solving skills. As creatives, we challenge the status quo. As developers, we create unconventional solutions. As entrepreneurs, we take our ideas to market.  


Join our newest outpost in Newport Beach at the state-of-the-art Innovation Center in Southern California. Steps away from the water, you’ll be inspired to solve real-world problems around the vision of an Intelligent Hospital. As part of this passionate “startup” team of engineers, data scientists, UX and interaction designers, your work will explore how to improve peoples’ lives at a global scale. In order to come up with lighthouse solutions and bring this vision to life, you will collaborate with leaders from the buzzing local technology, medical, healthcare, and academic ecosystems. If you’re ready to bring tomorrow’s innovations to life as part of our multi-disciplinary team, then meet us by the beach at the Innovation Center in Southern California.  


· Work out of our open workspace where the focus is on cooperation and collaboration 

· Connect with world leading software engineers, become part of the worldwide SAP network of experts, partners, and customers, have an extraordinary executive visibility 

· Being part of a cross-functional team discovering and working on trending technologies and building next-generation applications 





As a UX Designer, you will guide the development of top-notch products from the very start and throughout all aspects of a customer’s journey. You will work directly with users and customers to gain insights of the problem or problems being solved. Together with the team, you will define the intended outcome of new products and craft the components of the system.

· Drive and conduct internal and external user research, interviews and workshops

· Generate conceptual frameworks and formulating insights based on the synthesis of the research data

· Create tangible, compelling designs – from user journeys to system and interaction design – that communicate a vision and help the engineering and business team develop solutions

· Create and use prototypes to learn and improve your ideas

· Work closely with product management, developers and other designers to define and refine feature specifications

· Stay up to date with the most cutting edge trends in design and UX




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

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

· Self-starter and team player who can deeply collaborate with other designers, developers, and customers.

· Solid understanding of design process, design methods, and design principles

· Experience with rapid prototyping with tools like Balsamiq or others

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

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Preferred skills

· Enterprise software design experience

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

· Experience in Machine Learning and/or the healthcare industry




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 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 send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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