Head of Corporate Design (SAP Ariba) Job

Requisition ID: 191924
Work Area: Marketing
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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Head of Corporate Design, SAP Ariba



Reports To (Name & Title):

Gretchen Eischen/Rory Pumilia



Company Overview

SAP Ariba
SAP Ariba is how companies connect to get business done. On Ariba Network, buyers and suppliers from more than 3.3 million businesses, operating in more than 190 countries, discover new opportunities, collaborate on transactions, and grow their relationships. Buyers can manage the entire purchasing process, while controlling spending, finding new sources of savings, and building a healthy supply chain. And suppliers can connect with profitable customers and efficiently scale existing relationships – simplifying sales cycles and improving cash control along the way. The result is a dynamic, digital marketplace, where USD 1.7 trillion in goods and services are traded every year.

Job Description Overview:

SAP Ariba is seeking an innovative and highly motivated individual to lead the corporate design efforts and be the visual storyteller for the SAP Ariba organization. In close partnership with the brand and corporate content teams, this individual will work to bring the SAP Ariba story to life with high visual impact. Creating sales and marketing materials including presentations, info and motion graphics, a corporate graphic library as well as ongoing creativity to best enable our extended field teams to execute with ease. Individual will also support creating a visual event experience for marquis SAP Ariba events.

Key Responsibilities include:

  1. Creating templates & frameworks to support seamless field enablement and on brand execution
  2. Support creation of marquis event visual experience strategy and agency alignment for design and print completion
  3. President, CMO and Executive Leadership external presentation support
  4. Design core creative elements and guidelines as determined with extended Marketing organization
  5. Close alignment with SAP Brand & Design teams and SAP Ariba Digital team to ensure consistency across channels and adherence to the SAP master brand


The role demands a keen business sense as well as creative flair, originality, and a strong visual sense. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a highly self-motivated drive, and the unique ability to build creative materials from a vision. The candidate must have:

  • strong visual design and computer skills with at least 5 years of experience working in a corporate environment and have a superior portfolio to demonstrate work
  • up to date with the latest design trends that can be applied to materials developed
  • confidence, to present and explain ideas to clients and colleagues
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field and course study in design
  • Experience maintaining a visual system and content management technology
  • Equally skilled in Microsoft Office as in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Experienced and highly comfortable working on PC
  • Must be a team player, demonstrated high performer and willingness to take initiative



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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

Full time
New York, NY 10001, US