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Senior Accessibility Consultant

Job Title
Senior Accessibility Consultant
Job ID
27393079
Location
Austin,  TX 78758
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 an Austin 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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