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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)

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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