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Digital Accessibility Expert Full-time Job

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Job Details

WFVC Digital Accessibility is seeking an experienced Assistive Technology Expert level user to join the team as a Digital Accessibility Consultant.

The Digital Accessibility Consultant is the WFVC Accessibility SME on Accessibility requirements and AT (Assistive Technology) tools.

This person will work in a highly collaborative environment, supporting design practitioners and scrum teams to deliver accessibility solutions throughout Agile lifecycles.

This includes testing with Assistive Technologies or interpreting the test results of others (vendor).

This position will contribute to the writing of WF Online Standards and Guidelines ensuring compliance with WCAG 2.1 A and AA success criteria.

Role

You share our passion and ability to advocate for accessible solutions and teach others. You are devoted to helping to define and improve the team's accessibility-related processes.

You play well with others and are willing to keep asking questions until you get what you need.

Responsibilities :

Promote accessibility within the organization; advocate for considering accessibility as a vital part of the customer experience

Perform various tasks related to the governance of quality, compliant front-end code

Perform tasks to ensure delivery of accessible design and markup, such as :

Visually conduct accessibility reviews of design assets provided by visual designers, interaction designers, and content strategists

Define and document accessibility requirements for design deliverables and user stories

Perform spot testing or heuristic reviews of coded deliverables, as needed

Educate and inform project teams of end to end processes

Provide guidance for use of ARIA for web technologies such as HTML and mobile platforms

Ensure that solutions for accessibility contribute to a positive user experience for all customers

Help maintain tools and resources such as testing software and documented standards

Contribute to accessibility training of others

Lead and present training sessions to internal and external audiences

Develop and facilitate accessibility training and presentations

Plan and perform web accessibility testing with assistive technologies such as JAWS, VoiceOver, and ZoomText, with the understanding of their interactions with multiple browsers and platform combinations.

Assist in the management, planning, facilitation, and tracking of vendor accessibility testing engagements

Log and manage defects found by accessibility testing vendor, as needed

Market Skills and Certifications

Essential Qualifications :

Financial services industry experience DQO0004046

Agile experience DQO0003788

Ability to operate effectively in a geographically dispersed organization DQO0004758

Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills DQO0007381

Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities DQO0004523

Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships DQO0004756

Ability to exercise independent judgment and creative problem solving techniques DQO0004524

Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills DQO0004971

Desired Qualifications :

Years experience as part of an in-house development team or design agency consulting to Fortune 500 clients

Expert level user of various (at least one) assistive technologies such as JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, or TalkBack

Ability to convey issues to developers and technical partners verbally and in writing to include use of ARIA for web technologies such as HTML and mobile platforms

Proven ability to identifying creative approaches to accessibility challenges and problems

Passionate about developing accessible digital solutions and processes

Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities in a cross-functional environment


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Company Description
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE WFC) is a leading global financial services company with $20 trillion in assets and offices in over 37 countries Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides asset management, capital raising and advisory, financing, foreign exchange, payments, risk management, and trade finance services to support customers who conduct business in the global economy At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers financial needs and help them succeed.