Accessibility Analyst

Boston, Rhode Island, or Remote
Job Terms:
Hourly Rate (Contract)
posted by:
Amirah Salim

Job Description:

Aquent's client is looking for a Accessibility Analyst to work a 6 month or more contract role  Contractor can sit in the Boston or Woonsocket, Rhode Island office. For the right candidate, this could also be a remote position. The candidate will have deep knowledge of WCAG 2.0 and Section 508, a good understanding of accessibility and usability for disabled people, and experience with assistive devices and building accessible web products. 

· Run baseline analysis, review wireframes and evaluate visual designs for WCAG 2.0 AA compliance. 
· Verify copy deck has necessary elements to achieve compliance. 
· Conduct website reviews, analysis, remediation and functional testing. 
· Assess and optimize website designs through review and analysis of user needs to meet the website accessibility needs. 
· Provide technical assistance and remediation guidance to designers, developers and QA. 
· Recommend potential solutions by evaluating new and emerging assistive technologies designed to increase accessibility. 
· Perform full cycles of sprint, regression, and integration testing 
· Generate test summary reports after each testing cycle to show testing progress, actual testing results, and pass/fail status 
· Provide regular status updates on completed tasks and planned testing tasks as outlined in the project schedule, issues, risks, and other action items 



· Direct previous experience with developing/designing and testing websites to ensure conformance to WCAG 2.0 – Level A/AA, Section 508. 
· Experience in WAI-ARIA implementation 
· Thorough understanding of W3C standards-compliant HTML and CSS 
· Experience using Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools 
· Knowledge of assistive technologies used for web browsing such as JAWS or NVDA 
· Knowledge of Deque tools (aXe, Assure/Comply or Worldspace) preferred 
· Should have multi-tasking abilities, be able to meet deadlines without compromising quality 
· Excellent oral and written communication skills 
· 3+ years of professional web experience