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User Interaction Designer position at SAP in Yaletown

From: Ed
Sent on: Thursday, March 1, 2012 5:32 PM

User Experience Design Specialist                                 Ref-Code: CA[masked]-EN[masked]

Type: Regular Full Time                                                                                                      Job Location: Vancouver, BC

Travel:  0 - 15%                                                                                                                    Contact Person: [address removed]



Do you demand the best from your professional career? Are you inspired by excellence? At SAP, you will have the power to make a real impact. As the global market leader for business software, SAP helps companies and organizations in more than 25 industries to run better.

Purpose and Expectations

We are looking for an Interaction designer to help us build better user experiences for our Business and Social Intelligence products.  You will be in charge of collecting and understanding user interaction patterns, requirements, and needs. With this knowledge you will create mockups, prototypes and guidelines in cooperation with other members of the Development Team.

SAP BusinessObjects business intelligence (BI) solutions provide comprehensive business intelligence functionality that empowers users to make effective, informed decisions based on solid data and analysis. All users, from the high-end analyst to the casual business user, have access to the information they need with minimal dependence on IT resources and developers. With these powerful solutions, users throughout your enterprise can access, format, analyze, navigate, and share information across the organization.

Expectations and Tasks

§  Work closely with Solution and Product Management to interview and understand users

§  Draft up user personas, goals, and scenarios

§  Research and conduct heuristic analysis on existing and competitive products

§  Define high level interaction, navigation models and task flows

§  Design wire frames and iterate prototypes from low to high fidelity

§  Conduct formative testing on evolving prototypes

§  Collaborate  with Program/Product Management to produce detailed UI specifications

§  Supervise development colleagues to ensure designs are implemented as specified

Education and Qualifications/ Skills and Competencies

§  Post Secondary Degree in Interaction Design, Industrial Design, HCI, Human Factors or equivalent

§  In depth knowledge of prototyping tools like Visio, Photoshop, and/or Illustrator

§  Excellent written, visual, and verbal communication skills

§  Ability to work well with interdisciplinary teams

Work Experience

§  2+ years of Interaction Design experience for web and/or thick client applications

§  Experience working in an Agile development process a plus

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.

To Apply….

Please note that SAP only accepts applications submitted via our online recruiting system. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in

the job application process should contact HR Direct (Americas: [address removed], APJ: [address removed], EMEA: [address removed])



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