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Senior Accessibility Consultant

Job Title
Senior Accessibility Consultant
Job ID
27393078
Location
St. Louis,  MO 63134
Other Location
Description

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.

Conexess Group is aiding a St. Louis based client in their search for a Senior Accessibility Consultant. Our client is also open to remote candidates.

******We are unable to work C2C on this role******

  • Act as technical accessibility SME liaison to the Software Engineering and QA teams.
  • Advocate for and educate technology teams about accessibility best practices.
  • Conduct and support accessibility testing efforts, automated and manual.
  • Document technical accessibility best practices for the organization to adhere to.
  • Analyze existing applications for accessibility issues and work with developers and designers to define and implement solutions.
  • Work with diverse team of product owners, UX designers, and developers in fast paced environment, with quick iterative cycles.
  • Support development of an accessibility data and measurement program.
  • Conduct accessibility-focused qualitative research using a variety of methods including user testing, interviews, surveys, artifact research (chat, call, email transcripts, etc.), journal studies, etc.

Desired Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in accessible (508/WCAG) analysis, design
  • 5+ development and/or testing
  • Subject Matter Expertise in WCAG 2.0, Section 508, ADA, other accessibility laws and standards
  • Knowledge of correct use and limitations of WAI-ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) in web application development
  • Passion for making websites and applications accessible to all users
  • Experience using Accessibility testing tools as well as screen readers such as JAWS, NVDA, and Voiceover Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and iOS/Android development best practices with the ability to research and recommend solutions in these various technologies in collaboration with developers
  • Thorough, methodical, and creative with extreme attention to detail
  • Understanding of SDLC and the technical and business challenges that come with development of a product Understanding of UX, design techniques and principles
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Social science research methods (e.g. usability, surveys, observation), qualitative and quantitative data analysis, foundational statistics
  • Data visualization and presentation skills (in addition to analysis and research skills)

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