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Web Accessibility UX Designer/SME (Open locations - NY, IL, OH, CA, WA, TX)

  • 48 Wall St
  • New York, NY 10005
  • Full-Time

Iris's client, one of the world's largest multinational investment banking and financial services corporation is looking to hire a Web Accessibility UX Designer. Our direct client is a is a world-leading financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial services and products. Job Title: Web Accessibility UX Designer (W2 role only) Location: New York, NY / Dallas, TX / Columbus, OH / San Francisco, CA / Seattle, WA / Chicago, IL Duration : 12-18 months (Contract to hire) The Accessibility Team is leading the bank towards a competitive digital experience for ALL of our customers by first achieving standards and regulatory conformance and then adding innovative, accessible features & services. Description The Accessibility Team is seeking a knowledgeable and resourceful Accessibility Consultant. Our optimal candidate will not only be able to demonstrate their knowledge and sensitivity to the access needs of people with disabilities, but also be able to compliment the team in ways we ve yet to conceive. If you can rise to this challenge, we need you! Key Responsibilities The Accessibility Consultant is responsible for identifying and suggesting potential solutions for accessibility issues and process improvements based on the W3C WCAG 2.0 standards as well as compliance with the ADA, Section 508, the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, and other accessibility related laws. This team member will apply their accessibility knowledge to a wide range of the firm s digital properties including but not limited to websites, mobile applications, design creation and process, and documents like PDFs. This new team member will bring a broad range of knowledge which will compliment and strengthen an already dynamic, seasoned group of accessibility professionals. Key Requirements Broad knowledge of accessibility barriers as well as the tools and techniques for overcoming them Knowledge of accessibility standards: WCAG 2.0, ADA Section 508, 21st Century Video and Communications Act. Knowledge of International laws is a plus Ability to discern accessibility issues and trends from defect reviews, metric reports and monitoring Understanding of user experience/front-end design Ability to coach designers in accessibility Ability to analyze and employ problem-solving skills to recommend the best solution Ability to assess and explain user impact of an accessibility issue or defect Knowledge of accepted accessibility processes and best practices Ability to work in a team environment Detailed knowledge of a broad range of technologies: Accessibility on various platforms including Windows and MacOS Mobile accessibility on various platforms including Android and IOS Video and other digital media PDF and other document standards Hands on knowledge of Assistive Technology (e.g screen readers, magnifiers, alternative input, etc) Knowledge of technologies including but not limited to: (Familiarity of these languages are nice to have but not mandatory) HTML 4 and 5 CSS 2 and 3 JavaScript Libraries Ability to analyze code for accessibility issues Ability to communicate to a wide range of project stakeholders (e.g. Executives, Managers, Designers, Developers, etc) Some preferred skills: Knowledge of ALM, JIRA and Confluence is a plus Knowledge of Scrum and Agile methodologies is a plus Ability to leverage industry knowledge to discern future trends is a plus Experience with Internet or mobile usability/accessibility research is a plus About Iris Software Iris Software, Inc. is a New Jersey based CMMi Level 5 company providing information technology solutions to clients nationwide. Iris has been growing at over 100% annually. In a program sponsored by Price Waterhouse, PNC Bank and Marsh, Iris has been honored for being - One of New Jersey's Finest 25 companies for the year 2001 and 2002. - Iris is also ranked 75th among Inc 500 s list of privately held companies for year 2001. - NJ Technology FAST 50 Company for year 2002. In a competitive industry, we distinguish ourselves by reliability, technical expertise and a history of successfully completed projects for clients ranging from mid-sized to Fortune 1000 companies - provided by Dice
Web accessibility, WCAG, ADA, UX Design, HTML, CSS,

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