#126018

Web Accessibility Analyst

Location:
Woonsocket, RI or Boston or Florham Park, NJ
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
Hourly
posted by:
Lauren Rosner
Date:
11/30/2017

Job Description:

Aquent's Fortune 25 client is looking for an Accessibility Expert with some technical knowledge, for an on-going contract (40/hrs, 5 days, onsite) in either their Woonsocket, Boston or NJ office.

Overview
The candidate MUST 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.

Description

  • This team is primarily looking for accessibility experts with some technical knowlege, rather than a developer who can handle accessible code.
  • Provide website accessibility services to conduct full 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 
  • Deliver accessibility training and seminars as needed. (Optional) 


Requirements

  • 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 
  • Should have multi-tasking abilities, be able to meet deadlines without compromising quality 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills