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Web Accessibility Consultant (WCAG, Section 508, ADA) (Remote)

Job Title
Web Accessibility Consultant (WCAG, Section 508, ADA) (Remote)
Job ID
27692524
Work From Home
Yes
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 large healthcare client in their search for a Web Accessibility Consultant in a remote capacity. This is a long-term opportunity with a competitive compensation package.

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Responsibilities:
  • Act as technical accessibility SME liaison to cross functional product teams and stakeholders.
  • Advocate for and educate teams about accessibility best practices.
  • Conduct and support accessibility testing efforts, automated and manual.
  • Document accessibility best practices for the organization to adhere to.
  • Analyze existing applications for accessibility issues and work with cross functional teams and stakeholders to define and implement solutions.
  • Work with diverse team of product owners, UX designers, and developers in fast paced environment, with quick iterative cycles
  • 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.
  • Support initiatives that scale and mature the accessibility program across the enterprise.
Qualifications:
  • BA/BS in related field required
  • Advanced degree in Cognitive Science, Statistics, Human- Psychology, Computer Science, Computer Interaction or related field preferred
  • 5-8+ years of experience in accessible (508/WCAG) analysis, design, development and/or testing
  • Subject Matter Expertise in WCAG, 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 HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and iOS/Android development best practices with the ability to research and recommend solutions in these various technologies in collaboration with developers
  • Understanding of SDLC and the technical and business challenges that come with development of a product
  • Understanding of UX, design techniques and principles
  • 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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