Randstad Web Developer / Accessibility Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts
Web Developer / Accessibility Specialist
salary:$40 - $45 per hour
date posted:Thursday, May 17, 2018
industry:Finance and Insurance
Do you want to improve the universal usability of web sites and applications for all customers? Our Design's Center of Excellence seeks a professional with demonstrated expertise in applied Web Accessibility and Inclusive Design.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Coach project teams in addressing Accessibility & Inclusive design from requirements, through early design concepts, implementation, and testing.
Train teams and different functional roles in Accessibility, including tools and processes.
Help product owners implement their Accessibility strategy.
Support teams in making pattern libraries accessible.
Handle customer complaints and feedback and work with relevant teams to address them.
Conduct or support audits of web and mobile products, as necessary.
Help define how Accessibility & Inclusive Design should be integrated at Client.
Participate in strategic projects to forward Accessibility at Fidelity (creation of a testing tool, new intranet site, framework agnostic pattern library, user research, hackathons).
Bachelor's degree and 3+ years experience in Web Design or Development field
Expertise in Section 508, WCAG 2.1, WAI-ARIA, HTML5 and Web Standards
Expertise in making web applications, PDF, and video content accessible
Experience with Angular, React, WPF, iOS and Android accessibility
Understanding of cross browser differences when making accessibility recommendations
Basic fluency with assistive technologies including JAWS, NVDA, ZoomText, Dragon Naturally Speaking - and understanding of the experience for those using assistive technologies - or other accessibility features
Ability to manage multiple concurrent initiatives and adapt to their changing needs
Passion in advocating for, and creating, great user experiences
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience incorporating Accessibility into Agile development processes
Front-end development experience
Strong design, usability, and analytical skills