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Senior Digital Accessibility Analyst

Company: Pyramid Consulting
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Immediate need for a talented Senior Digital Accessibility Analyst. This is a 06-09+ Months Contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Houston, TX/ Chicago, IL (Hybrid). Please review the job description below and contact me ASAP if you are interested.

Job ID: 24-05911

Pay Range: $60- $65/hour. Employee benefits include, but are not limited to, health insurance (medical, dental, vision), 401(k) plan, and paid sick leave (depending on work location).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and apply accessibility guidelines (WCAG, ADA/ACAA) to United Digital Channels.
  • Conduct comprehensive audits on our Digital Channels (web/mobile) to ensure compliance using both manual and automated testing to ensure compliance.
  • Perform usability testing with assistive technologies and conduct user testing involving individuals with disabilities to assess the effectiveness of accessibility features.
  • Create and maintain documentation outlining accessibility guidelines, acceptance criteria, best practices, and standards for internal teams and stakeholders.
  • Provide training and guidance to development, design and testing teams on creating accessible digital products.
  • Work closely with designers, developers, content creators, and other stakeholders to integrate accessibility into the design and development processes.
  • Identify accessibility issues and collaborate with development teams by providing detailed and specific solutions to address the issues and ensure that digital assets comply with accessibility standards.
  • Evaluate and recommend accessibility testing tools and assistive technologies to improve the efficiency of the accessibility testing process.
  • Advocate for the needs and perspectives of individuals with disabilities within the organization, promoting a culture of inclusivity.
  • Generate reports on accessibility metrics and progress to share with management and stakeholders.
  • Ensure that digital products comply with legal requirements related to accessibility, addressing any potential legal risks. Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Information Technology, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related discipline.
    • 8+ years in digital accessibility, user experience (UX), or a related field.
    • Experience conducting accessibility audits, evaluations, and implementing accessibility solutions.
    • Proficiency in understanding and applying accessibility standards and guidelines, such as WCAG, ADA/ACAA.
    • Familiarity with assistive technologies used by individuals with disabilities (e.g., VoiceOver, JAWS, NVDA, Dragon Naturally Speaking, ZoomText, TalkBack, Speak to Me).
    • Experience using accessibility testing tools and knowledge of best practices for testing digital products such as Deque Axe tools or similar.
    • Understanding of web development technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and their impact on digital accessibility.
    • Ability to collaborate with developers to implement accessibility features.
    • Relevant certifications in digital accessibility, such as the IAAP (International Association of Accessibility Professionals) Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) or Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) certifications.
    • Strong communication skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams, including designers, developers, testers, and content creators.
    • Ability to advocate for accessibility principles and educate team members on best practice.
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, ensuring accessibility requirements are met within project timelines.
    • Demonstrated commitment to staying updated on evolving accessibility standards, guidelines, and technologies.
    • Must be eligible to work without sponsorship.
    • Local candidates to Houston or Chicago only - must be willing to work Hybrid.
    • Airline knowledge - familiar with ACAA (Air Carrier Access Act).
    • Experience developing for Accessbility.
    • Knowledge of web technologies (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript and ARIA).
    • Professional training in using assistive technologies or Accessbility certifications.
    • Experience conducting usability tests that include participants with accessibility challenges.
    • Has experience using assistive technology working on products or similar products. Our client is a leading Airlines Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.

      Pyramid Consulting, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Keywords: Pyramid Consulting, Chicago , Senior Digital Accessibility Analyst, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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