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Kforce UX Web Accessibility Specialist in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client in search of a UX Web Accessibility Specialist in Saint Louis, MO.Duties:

  • Clearly summarize accessibility findings and provide recommendations for remediation, including code-level recommendations and solutions

  • Facilitate team playbacks and training sessions in an effective way that focuses on creating a shared understanding to improve quality of work and execution of firm standards

  • Create and apply business and technical knowledge to ensure adherence to Web Accessibility Standards (WCAG 2.0/2.1) to ensure high-quality recommendations are made for business and enterprise software solutions

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement services, programs, and activities in coordination with various stakeholders to support firm accessibility initiatives

  • Build and maintain effective partnerships with firm peers to increase the awareness and importance of digital accessibility on campus and advance the accessibility of the firm's public web properties and digital artifacts

  • Serve as an effective spokesperson for digital accessibility

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships across departments, business areas, and vendors

  • Demonstrated ability to drive multiple development efforts varying in size and complexity that make accessibility impacts for all users of Edward Jones systems; Development engagements can last from several months to multiple years in duration

  • Own self-development, staying current with digital accessibility techniques and tools, and demonstrate out-of-the-box thinking

  • Works independently utilizing the POUR Methodology of web accessibility (Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust), UX standards, and IS Standards, escalating issues to leaders as needed

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Instructional Design or Computer Science preferred, or related work experience

  • Candidate with 5 years of experience in accessibility

  • Someone who has experience being a lead in accessibility and who has experience being a part of accessibility transformation from beginning

  • Proficient with multiple accessibility and assistive technology testing tools such as JAWS, Dragon, ZoomText, Deque Axe Auditor, Wave, IBM Equal Access Accessibility Checker, IDE linting tools

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours