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Senior Communications Designer

Company: SAP
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 286707

Work Area: Communication

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.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

SAP Design is a centralized team that focuses on building a best-in-class product experience to scale across all of SAP's products and services. The practice areas within SAP Design are focused on building a center of excellence. We will achieve this by evolving our design language system Fiori, developing research fundamental to understanding our customer experience, and inclusive design as a holistic practice. The SAP Design story will grow by building our brand through the creative studio and impact achieved through strategy and design operations.

The Communications Designer will help us deliver on our mission by extending the Product Expression system across digital, printed, and environmental applications. The ideal candidate will execute in a variety of visual styles, articulate design decisions, and iterate quickly. You should have the ability to work independently but deeply collaborate with creative leads, art directors, and content designers. You'll need to be fluent in the fundamentals of design, with a portfolio that showcases your expertise. You'll cover the design spectrum-from quick, rough strategic ideation to polished final deliverables. We will look for work that thinks big and gets attention but also follows a conceptual thread down to the smallest details. You should have broad experience working on a variety of projects with multiple partners, on tight timelines.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ideating visual concepts/themes/directions and refining design work based on creative direction
  • Working cross-functionally and collaborating with internal and external team members
  • Developing visual identity platforms, systems, typography, palette, illustration, iconography systems
  • Keeping project timelines on track and showing process
  • Clearly articulating design decisions to a variety of partners
  • Collaborating with executive staff
  • Developing Product Expressioning glyphs, logos, identification marks, presentations, presentation templates, storyboards or animatics for motion graphics and video

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • 5+ years of experience with communication or Product Expressioning design
  • Experience developing Product Expressioning systems
  • Experience with environmental design
  • Experience working on multiple projects of high caliber
  • Demonstrated experience in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and other packages
  • A portfolio with examples in Product Expressioning, presentation support, communication design, promotion, and environmental design
  • Demonstrated track record of engaging launched projects
  • Demonstrated experience articulating the design trends
  • Experience in animation and working in CAD is preferred

LOCATION

  • Remote/Virtual US

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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 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:Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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.

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

Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

The key to SAP's success? Our people.

We grow. We lead. We innovate - together! We believe that the difference between success and failure is a great team. As colleagues, we support, challenge, and inspire one another every day. We're results-driven and ready to go the extra mile for our customers. We all work from different places dealing with different challenges and opportunities. But our goal is mutual. We build breakthroughs, together.

Driven by innovation? It's in our DNA.

At SAP, innovation is more than just developing top-notch software - it's creating technologies that open up new possibilities. As a cloud company we are future-proofing our customers' business and building systems that provide a foundation for growth and innovation. We know this doesn't happen by accident, so we provide a working environment that promotes free thinking, bold ideas, and collaboration. Of course, having the resources and expertise of a major global organization helps too.

Got ambitious goals? Achieve them - at SAP.

Stay relevant, agile, successful. SAP's robust portfolio of learning and development offerings helps you unlock your potential, stay ahead of technology and accelerates your career. At SAP, we want to make sure our employees are happy, healthy, fulfilled, challenged - and working towards their individual career goals.

There's more to it than coding.

Learn, innovate, and get rewarded. Be your best in a flexible and collaborative environment. The boldness it took to start our company is exactly what we need to keep growing it. That's why we introduced the Hasso Plattner Founders' Award - the highest employee recognition at SAP. It's awarded annually by the CEO to an individual or team whose extraordinary achievement best delivers on SAP's vision and strategy.

Driven by innovation.

SAP has continuously evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end enterprise application software, database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. Our customers are solving the world's hardest problems. As a cloud company we are future-proofing our customers' business and building systems that provide a foundation for growth and innovation. Our vision of the future of enterprise IT is simple - software must be hyper-personalized, modular in nature, and support outcome-based business models.

Not all heroes wear capes.

The key to SAP's success? Our people. They are innovators, leaders, and all around great human beings. They come from many different countries, speak many different languages - and bring their own unique experiences to the table.

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Posted Date: May 22, 2021

Work Area: Communication

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

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