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Accessibility Consultant (Remote)

Job Title
Accessibility Consultant (Remote)
Job ID
27588902
Location
St. Louis,  MO 97027
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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 an 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 the Software Engineering and QA teams
  • Act as an advocate and educate cross functional 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 developers, QA engineers, content strategists 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 Qualifications: 
  • 5+ years of experience in accessible (508/WCAG) analysis, design, development and/or testing
  • Subject Matter Expertise in WCAG 2.1, 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
  •  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
  • Social science research methods (e.g. usability, surveys, observation), qualitative and quantitative data analysis, foundational statistics

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