Accessibility Specialist - Fully Remote/Off-site

Starts March 2021
Duration 18+ Months
Status Freelance/ possible Full Time
Rate Up to $75/hour
Our financial client is in need of a Accessibility Specialist for a REMOTE 18+ month position offering 40 hours/week starting in March!

Accessibility Specialist Requirements:
Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Instructional Design or Computer Science preferred, or related work experience
Certifications: IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC), Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS), or other certification is desired
- 2+ years of experience assessing digital materials (Interfaces, PDFs, etc.) that adhere to accessibility standards (WCAG, WAI-ARIA)
2+ years of experience with accessibility standards and guidelines (WCAG, WAI-AIRA)
- Proficient with multiple accessibility and assistive technology testing tools such as JAWS, Dragon, Fusion, deque, Wave, ZoomText
- 2+ years of experience conducting system analysis; planning, designing, analyzing, testing, and implementing accessibility solutions
- 2+ years of experience documenting test plans, expected test results, actual test results, identified issues, and steps to replicate accessibility findings

Accessibility Specialist Responsibilities:
- Create and apply business and technical knowledge to ensure adherence to Web Accessibility Standards (WCAG 2.0/2.1) to ensure high-quality recommendations are made for business and enterprise software solutions
-Ability to summarize accessibility findings and provide recommendations for remediation, including code-level recommendations and solutions
- Facilitate team playbacks and training sessions in an effective way that focuses on creating a shared understanding to improve quality of work and execution of firm standards
- Build and maintain effective partnerships with firm peers to increase the awareness and importance of digital accessibility on campus and advance the accessibility of the firm's public web properties and digital artifacts.
- Demonstrated ability to drive multiple development efforts varying in size and complexity that make accessibility impacts for all users
- Works independently utilizing the POUR Methodology of web accessibility (Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust), UX standards, and IS Standards, escalating issues to leaders as needed

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