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What is a UX designer? – A series!

What is UX design, and what do UX designers do? Is UX design a good career? And how does one get to work in this field? Our Behind UX and SAP Design series homes in on some of our design offices around the world and gives a glimpse into the working life of our designers.

 

Take the virtual tour around the world with us — Behind SAP Design blog series

 

Palo Alto, USA

Design colleagues discuss how they got started with a career in UX design and the merits of working from within the intellectual hub Silicon Valley.

 

Bangalore, India

The UX design team in the major IT hub of India takes us through a day in the life and the importance of a collaborative work culture.

 

Dublin, Ireland

Two designers discuss the importance of mentorship in the early days of their career in Dublin.

 

Sofia, Bulgaria

 UX designers discuss what the role of a UX designer is and the many roads that can lead you there.

 

Vancouver, Canada What is UX design? The UX design team in Vancouver considers the different answers from one of the most scenic locations in the world.

 

Paris, France

 

 

Is a career in UX design a good idea? Read what our colleagues in Paris have to say about what it really means to work in UX, and what makes them proud.

Tune into the Behind SAP Design video series

Meet Lyubomir Mateev, User Experience Designer

As a User Experience designer, Lyubomir designs business software for business users, ranging from procurement specialists over managers to CEOs. His job is to make everything work as seamless and joyful as possible. Watch his interview below:

Meet Laurent Pollefoort, Graphic Designer

Laurent’s goal as a graphic designer is to transform the design strategy into more tangible elements which helps make end users’ work more delightful. With a focus on details and his passion for designing, he creates visual identity with a people-centric approach. Check out his interview below:

Meet Lilia Ungefug, UX Researcher

Working as a UX researcher, Lilia needs to be aware of customer needs as well as the requirements of designers and researchers. With her skill set, she gathers all the input that she receives to eventually translate everything into a design; so that both users and designers are happy. Her aim is to ensure that everyone who uses SAP software enjoys working with the user interface, without wasting time trying to figure out how a program works. Her LIlia in action below:

Meet Jasmin Weimüller, Data Scientist

As a Data Scientist, Jasmin focuses on constantly improving user interaction by influencing how users behave and by shaping their emotions in a positive way. Her objective is that people who use SAP software will have a natural user experience that does not give them the impression they are communicating with a computer. Hear from Jasmin below:

Curious about a career in enterprise design?

Check out our blog posts and articles on this topic:

 

Special thanks to Victoria Thomas and Diana Klukas for their collaboration on this blog post.

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      Author's profile photo Pradeep Rawat
      Pradeep Rawat

      Is a career in UX design a good idea? What do I need to do to became a UX designer? Any specific workshops or certification?

      Author's profile photo Andrea Waisgluss
      Andrea Waisgluss
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Pradeep, thanks for your question and excuse the late response due to vacation time. We actually just published a blog exactly on this topic and you can check out some course recommendations at the bottom of the blog post: Am I Cut Out to be a UX Designer for Enterprise? 

      I also just added a link to it at the bottom of this blog post 🙂

      If you have further questions, don't hesitate to reach out.

      Best,
      Andrea