Web Accessibility Specialist (IT-17-509-510-A)

Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Government - Municipal
Type:
Contract
Location:
toronto, Ontario
Job ID:
153321
Recruiter:

Our Public-Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Web Accessibility Specialist for a 12-month contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Web Accessibility Specialist,  responsible for making accessibility improvements to legacy and new web applications and related digital content within large organizations.
 

 Job Description:

3+ years' demonstrated, hands on experience making accessibility improvements to legacy and new web applications and related digital content within large organizations

  • 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience using front-end development technologies (HTML5, CCS3, JQuery, Bootstrap, Angular) to build mobile responsive web applications using agile methods that conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA including understanding technology limitations and constraints  
  • 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience conducting web accessibility testing against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA success criteria using assistive technologies and testing tools (NVDA, VoiceOver, JAWS, WebAIM Wave, Nu HTML, Colour Contrast Analyzers, aChecker, Tenon, WorldSpace) 
  • 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience leveraging inclusive design techniques to identify and remove barriers by design to ensure a positive user experience for all users  
  • 2+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience working with people with a diverse range of abilities   Technical Abilities: 
  • IAAP Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) or equivalent credentials is an asset 
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and presentation skills to all levels of staff 
  • Excellent knowledge and awareness of disabilities including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities 
  • Excellent ability to coach, mentor, and train business and technical teams on digital accessibility processes, best practices, and tools 
  • Proficiency with Windows 10, Mobile OS (iOS, Android), MS Office 2013+ applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint), SDLC Tools (JIRA, GitHub, MS TFS, HPE ALM), Accessibility Testing Tools, Adobe Acrobat Pro.

 

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