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Interactive Accessibility is hiring professionals who are creative, intelligent, detail-oriented and demonstrate initiative. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by email to info@ia11y.com, or fax it to (978) 560-1251.

Accessibility Specialist Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Assess websites for accessibility compliance according to WCAG 2.0 and Section 508.
  • Write detailed reports of reviewed products indicating accessibility problems and recommended modifications
  • Providing code samples illustrating how to implement recommended modifications
  • Keep abreast of technology changes and guideline/specification development
  • Collaborate with senior accessibility specialists to resolve complex accessibility issues
  • Contribute to other company accessibility efforts, such as participating in special projects, providing in-person training to clients, answering help desk questions, writing blog posts, and presenting at conferences

Essential Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in Computer Science or related comparable experience
  • 2 or more years' experience evaluating websites for accessibility according to WCAG 2.0 and Section 508
  • Working knowledge of WCAG 2.0, WAI-ARIA, and Section 508
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience working with assistive technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Independent self-starter who can operate in a remote environment

Desirable Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with evaluating accessibility on mobile devices, both native apps and HTML-based apps
  • Experience training or teaching

 

Senior Accessibility Specialist Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Assess websites for accessibility compliance according to WCAG 2.0 and Section 508.
  • Write detailed reports of reviewed products indicating accessibility problems and recommended modifications
  • Well experienced using browser code inspection tools
  • Meet with developers and provide solutions on how to remediate accessibility issues using code
  • Must be able to understand and explain WCAG 2.0, WAI-ARIA, and Section 508 terminology used by developers, testers and managers
  • Providing code samples illustrating how to implement recommended modifications
  • Keep abreast of technology changes and guideline/specification development
  • Provide technical expertise to junior accessibility specialists to resolve complex accessibility issues
  • Contribute to other company accessibility efforts, such as participating in special projects, providing in-person training to clients, answering help desk questions, writing blog posts, and presenting at conferences

Essential Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in Computer Science or related comparable experience
  • 5 or more years' experience evaluating websites for accessibility according to WCAG 2.0 and Section 508
  • Expert knowledge of WCAG 2.0, WAI-ARIA, and Section 508
  • Extensive knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Expert knowledge of assistive technologies, such as JAWS, NVDA, ZoomText, and Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Independent self-starter who can operate in a remote environment

Desirable Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with evaluating accessibility on mobile devices, both native apps and HTML-based apps
  • Experience training or teaching

About Interactive Accessibility

Interactive Accessibility is recognized globally as a leading consulting organization that specializes in accessible websites, web applications, documents, and mobile applications. We work with many leading corporations, trade associations, non-profits, foundations, educational institutions and government entities to produce individual solutions to meet their needs in the evolving field of information technology accessibility.

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and a cover letter to info@ia11y.com  with "Accessibility Specialist Resume" in the subject line.