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WCAG User Accessibility Tester

  • Location: San Francisco, 94102
  • Salary: 61.94
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Pay 61 to 67
  • Function: UI / UX
  • Job Ref: 233603

 Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Accessible User Experience Specialist
Location: San Francisco, CA; Concord, CA; Tempe, AZ; Charlotte, NC; Philadelphia, PA
Term: 12 months+

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Lead complex initiatives for user accessibility outcomes for the Accessible User Experience group.
  • Identify the modeling and all risk management including compliance with all federal and state laws for accessibility for all users.
  • Review and analyze complex business and operational objectives that require in-depth evaluation.
  • Complete work in accordance with all risk management, compliance and business process expectations.
  • Make decisions requiring solid understanding of policies, procedures and compliance requirements.
  • Conduct due diligence and portfolio administration as necessary, and provide in-depth research on relevant industry trends.
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and mid-level to more experienced managers to resolve issues and achieve goals.
  • May lead projects, teams or serve as a peer mentor
  • Actively use mobile devices to test accessibility on mobile applications to ensure usability for customers with sight, hearing, of physical disabilities
  • Ensure all applications meet WCAG standards
  • Perform Quality Control functions to ensure coding from Aria is correct
  • Record how applications interact with screen readers and color contrast analyzers and note findings
  • Demonstrate how accessibility functions should interact with end users and log defects as found


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • WCAG 2.0 and 2.1 A & AA for Android, iPhone, Windows tablets, and iPads NOT LOOKING FOR 508 Standard (Government) Need JAWS Screen reader, TalkBack, NVDA Zoom Text, Color Contracting.
  • Experience accessibility testing native mobile applications on iOS & Android.
  • Experience accessibility testing web-based applications on Windows desktop and MAC.
  • International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) Certified.
  • 6+ years of experience in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, 2.1 or combination of both.
  • 6+ years of experience as part of an in-house development team or design agency consulting to Fortune 500 clients.
  • Expert level using a defect tracking tool such as JIRA.
  • Expert level user of various (at least one) assistive technologies such as JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, TalkBack.
  • Experience using accessibility testing tools such as AMP (Accessibility Management Platform), Continuum, Wave or WorldSpace/aXe, & V-PAT.
  • Ability to convey issues to developers and technical partners verbally & in writing to include use of ARIA for web technologies such as HTML &mobile platforms.
  • Excellent verbal, written, & interpersonal communication skills.
  • 5+ years of Graphic or Website Design experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education. 
Desired Qualifications: 
  • IAAP WAS Certified (nice but not required)