Digital Accessibility Expert Full-time Job1 month ago - Information Technology - Bengaluru - 56 views
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.
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.
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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