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Sajid Saiyed

Director UX @ SAP

Director of UX @ SAP

Palo Alto, California

Ranked #873 out of 17,460 for Director UX in California

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SAP

Director UX

November 2012 to Present

TPVision

Senior Lead Designer - User Experience Design

July 2012 to November 2012

Philips Design

Senior Lead Designer - User Experience Design

June 2008 to July 2012

Sajid Saiyed's Education

National Institute of Design

Research Fellowship New Media

2001 to 2002

Institute of Environmental Design

Dip. Arch Architecture

1990 to 1995

Kendriya Vidyalaya

HSC CBSE

1978 to 1990

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As part of SAP Innovation Center Network (ICN), I am involved in conceiving path breaking innovation backed by extensive user research. I manage and lead UX professionals, Evangalise Design Thinking and Insight Generation. Generating "useful" insights from this complex mesh of information is one of the things I love at SAP. - Currently Working on a tool...

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Writings: https://medium.com/@sajidsaiyed Portfolio: http://www.ssdesigninteractive.com/portfolio (Latest version ) Downloadable PDF: http://goo.gl/biaP1V Shortlisted for IxDAwards 2015 for "SAP Ganges": http://awards.ixda.org/entry/2015/sap-ganges/ An Architect by qualification and a User Experience designer by choice. Form, space and order is what drives my designs coupled with deep understanding of needs gathered from user research. I have experience working in the domain of - Design management and Interaction design for web, Mobile, multimedia, graphic design and consumer electronics products (like TV, Handheld devices and web), solving user experience design problems surrounding Big data analytics, Need finding and User Research. Provides UX Thought leadership, mentoring and coaching UX teams and a strategic design direction. Speaker: 1. Invited speaker at the "Interaction08 - Savannah" (Feb 2008) 2. Conducted Seminar & Workshop at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore - "Sketching, User Experiences and Experience Flow". (March 2010) 3. Conducted design workshop on "Playful Thinking" at UXINDIA2013 @ IIM, Bangalore. 4. Conducted design workshop on "Playful Thinking" at IxD14 @ Amsterdam. Publications: 1. "Modular Personal Infotainment System", In Proc.CHI 2007, Jun 18–19, 2007, Hyderabad, India. 2. Conceptualised, Designed and Created: http://www.rippplr.com Institute Associations: External Accessor at NAFA, Singapore Curriculum Development Committee member, NAFA Skills: - Creative Direction - Design Thinking Facilitation - Usability Studies - Design Studio Management - User Research - Project Management - Interaction Design - Visual Design - UI Design - Mobile application Development and Design - Multimedia and RIA development - Web design - Information Architecture and - a never ending urge to constantly learn and explore new thingsDirector UX @ As part of SAP Innovation Center Network (ICN), I am involved in conceiving path breaking innovation backed by extensive user research. I manage and lead UX professionals, Evangalise Design Thinking and Insight Generation. Generating "useful" insights from this complex mesh of information is one of the things I love at SAP. - Currently Working on a tool for Financial Analysts to help them optimize the portfolios they are managing by evaluating the Value at Risk (VaR). - Working on the user experience design for intelligent and adaptive remote collaboration tool. Conceptualizing user interface solutions for a system that incorporates voice recognition, speaker identification, gesture recognition and face recognition. - Provided creative direction and design for last-mile retail solution called 'Ganges’ - A cloud based HANA offering that connects the CPG companies with their distributors and retailers, and gives then real time information to improve their supply chain efficiency everyday. (http://www.sap-tv.com/video/#/20711/sap-ganges-making-retail-flow-faster) - Conducted a design thinking workshop with a Shanghai based client to identify their needs and eventually turning those needs into a solution (a supply chain management application). The effort included user research, design thinking workshop, concept development, user experience design and prototyping. The client liked the proposed solution and eventually purchased the product from SAP. - Designed and Developed a physical board game for conducting effective brainstorming sessions. The game was showcased in two workshops which I conducted at IxDA 2014 Amsterdam and UXIndia conferences. (http://bit.ly/VUwDRi) - Designed user experience solutions (Tablet and Mobile interfaces) for 'Health Central' - a rural healthcare solution based on first of its kind "unique ID" based system in India called 'Aadhaar'. (http://bit.ly/1poADXw) (http://onforb.es/1pP1sDn) From November 2012 to Present (3 years 2 months) Senior Lead Designer - User Experience Design @ (This is not a job change. Philips formed a joint venture for its TV business by partnering with Taiwanese company called TPV. As part of this, I was transferred to the new company that formed after this merger called "TPVISION". More on this can be found here: http://bit.ly/HBuGLh ) As Sr.Lead Designer - User Experience Designer, I was involved in a variety of interaction and human factors related activities at Philips Design. 1. Conceptualized, Designed and Prototyped the user interface for Philips Smart TVs. 2. Conceptualized and prototyped a user interface demo for a touch sensitive remote control for Philips TV and Blue-ray products. 3. Conceptualized, Designed and Implemented user interface for Philips Home Theatre systems. 4. Conceptualized, designed and prototyped the first of its kind Induction Cooker for Philips (Hybrid analog and Digital Interface). 5. Designed and Prototyped the user interface for Philips portable touch screen music player. 6. Did ergonomic study to determine the optimum comfortable viewing angle for bedroom television. 7. Conducted various usability studies for Philips remote controls, television user interface and Home theatre systems. 8. Developed a couple of futuristic concepts for Philips products. One of them also got implemented and helped Philips decrease the support calls by more than half. 9. Conceptualized and designed Philips iPhone remote control app. 10. Also acted as creative director and mentor for fellow designers. From July 2012 to November 2012 (5 months) Senior Lead Designer - User Experience Design @ Working at Philips was a great experience. It was a move from my previous product development company to a design services company with a design studio environment. As Sr.Lead Designer - User Experience Designer, I was involved in a variety of interaction and human factors related activities at Philips Design. 1. Conceptualized, Designed and Prototyped the user interface for Philips Smart TVs. 2. Conceptualized and prototyped a user interface demo for a touch sensitive remote control for Philips TV and Blue-ray products. 3. Conceptualized, Designed and Implemented user interface for Philips Home Theatre systems. 4. Conceptualized, designed and prototyped the first of its kind Induction Cooker for Philips (Hybrid analog and Digital Interface). 5. Designed and Prototyped the user interface for Philips portable touch screen music player. 6. Did ergonomic study to determine the optimum comfortable viewing angle for bedroom television. 7. Conducted various usability studies for Philips remote controls, television user interface and Home theatre systems. 8. Developed a couple of futuristic concepts for Philips products. One of them also got implemented and helped Philips decrease the support calls by more than half. 9. Conceptualized and designed Philips iPhone remote control app. 10. Also acted as creative director and mentor for fellow designers. From June 2008 to July 2012 (4 years 2 months) Manager - Interactive Design @ Managing Philips Design studio at Bangalore, INDIA. Core responsibilities include: 1. Studio Management 2. Client meetings and CRM 3. Interaction Design 4. Visual and multimedia design 5. Usability studies From May 2005 to June 2008 (3 years 2 months) Content Development Lead @ Convergys was my first job in the corporate world. I joined as a Sr. Designer and soon moved on to become the lead designer due to my performance. During this job I worked with many big clients like HP, Microsoft, North Face, Clorox, ADP, Cisco etc. I was leading a group of Interaction and Visual designers to develop E-Learning solutions for these clients. I provided the creative Direction and mentoring to this team of designers. From 2003 to 2005 (2 years) Proprietor @ Started my career as a partnership firm doing business in the field of: 1. Visual Design 2. Web design 3. Multimedia design 4. Interaction Design 5. Product Design 6. Corporate Identity development This was the stepping stone for my career in User Experience Design. I had 7 employees working in the Marketing, Software Engineering and Design. Most of us were just out of university, some were still studying and working part time. These 7 years taught me a lot about Customer Relationship Management, Technical support, Getting customers, Retaining customers, Profit making, dealing with losses and working late nights too. From 1996 to 2003 (7 years) Research Fellowship, New Media @ National Institute of Design From 2001 to 2002 Dip. Arch, Architecture @ Institute of Environmental Design From 1990 to 1995 HSC, CBSE @ Kendriya Vidyalaya From 1978 to 1990 Sajid Saiyed is skilled in: Interaction Design, User Interface Design, Information Architecture, Creative Direction, Graphic Design, Design Management, Mobile Applications, User-centered Design, Design Thinking, Information Design, Experience Design, Personas, Human-computer Interaction, User Experience, Product Design


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