Job Title: Accessibility Consultant – UX – 508
Duration: Contract (W2 USC/Greencard/EAD ONLY no C2C allowed)
To apply : Please email your resume in Word Format to Rayden Hebblethwaite at: Rhebblethwaite@strategicstaff.com and Reference Job Order #: JOB-169018 or Click the Apply Button.
Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) seeks a Accessibility Consultant – UX – 508 for a contract at one of our top fortune 500 corporations. This position requires that the selected candidate be located in St. Louis, Mo.
Accessibility Consultant – UX – 508
Department: Digital Experience
Job Category: IT – Marketing
Job Title: Digital Marketing Senior Advisor
Duties: **This is a Senior Accessibility Consultant role** **Preference for St. Louis, MO or Austin, TX, but can be remote** Act as an accessibility SME liaison, working closely with cross functional partners.
Advocate for and educate about accessibility best practices.
Conduct and support accessibility testing efforts, automated and manual.
Document accessibility best practices for the organization to adhere to.
Analyze existing applications for accessibility issues and work with developers and designers to define and implement solutions.
Work with diverse team of product owners, UX designers, and developers in fast paced environment, with quick iterative cycles.
Support development of an accessibility data and measurement program.
Conduct accessibility-focused qualitative research using a variety of methods including user testing, interviews, surveys, artifact research (chat, call, email transcripts, etc.), journal studies, etc.
Skills: Experience working in an Agile environment.
5+ years of experience in accessible (508/WCAG) analysis, design, development and/or testing.
Subject Matter Expertise in WCAG, Section 508, ADA, other accessibility laws and standards.
Knowledge of correct use and limitations of WAI-ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) in web application development.
Passion for making websites and applications accessible to all users.
Experience using Accessibility testing tools as well as screen readers such as JAWS, NVDA, and Voiceover.
Thorough, methodical, and creative with extreme attention to detail.
Expert at time management as well as working & finding answers to questions independently.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.
Understanding of SDLC and the technical and business challenges that come with development of a product.
Understanding of UX, design techniques and principles.
Social science research methods (e.g. usability, surveys, observation), qualitative and quantitative data analysis, foundational statistics.
Data visualization and presentation skills (in addition to analysis and research skills).
Education: BA/BS in related field; advanced degree in Cognitive Science, Statistics, Human- Psychology, Computer Science, Computer Interaction or related field preferred.
Skills and Experience:
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT
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Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3), based in Detroit, Michigan, prides itself on being an international, woman-owned, $300+ million IT and Business Services Corporation with 30+ years of service. We are ranked 16th among the largest staffing firms in the US by Staffing Industry Report, 6th largest IT Diversity staffing firm, and are one of five companies nationally certified as a Charter Partner with Staffing Industry Analysts. S3 provides IT consulting, customized project solutions, vendor management programs and executive search services to financial institutions, insurance, energy, oil/gas, telecommunication, government, retail, and health care industries worldwide. We have more than 3,600+ consultants and 31 offices in the US and Europe. S3 is also proud to be nationally recognized as both a Military Friendly and Military Spouse Friendly Employer.
As an S3 employee, you are eligible for a full benefits package which may include: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k) Plan, Vacation Package, Life & Disability Insurance Plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, and Tuition Reimbursement.
The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities . The four pillars of our company are to: Set the bar high for what a company should do, Create jobs, Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life, and improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving.
Strategic Staffing Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer