Manager Accessibility Specialist
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Publicis Sapient is looking for a Manager Accessibility Specialist to join our accessibility consulting practice. At Publicis Sapient, we believe that making digital experiences accessible improves the experiences for everyone, and that it is our responsibility to ensure that the products, services, and solutions we create for our clients and in turn their customers and employees are accessible for everyone, no matter how they navigate.
Reporting to the Accessibility Centre of Excellence lead, you will be responsible for guiding cross-capability teams in the ongoing creation and maintenance of accessible digital experiences for Publicis Sapient clients.
Supports teams in the design, development, implementation, and monitoring of digital accessibility across digital experiences.
Leads accessibility evaluations of existing digital experiences.
Guides teams in the ongoing creation of accessible digital content, participating in design reviews, drafting accessibility requirements for new features, and generally helping cross-capability team members to design, develop, and author content that meets the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
Helps ensure team members are following processes that will enable the creation of accessible digital experiences including accessibility reviews at every project phase, directing the team to use existing job aids and checklists, and running existing training sessions with groups as needed.
Coach and guide designers and engineers on advanced digital accessibility principles.
Be recognized as an accessibility technical subject matter expert for user interface experiences, monitoring industry trends to identify best practices and extend as needed.
Mentor and collaborate with other accessibility, design and usability specialists.
Deep knowledge of accessibility standards, trends, best practices, and requirements.
Intermediate to expert knowledge of and experience using various assistive technologies. Reliance on assistive technologies for daily work is an asset.
Accessibility certification is a bonus: IAAP CPACC, WAS, CPWA, or the DHS Section 508 Trusted Tester designation. There is an expectation to achieve this within the year.
Bachelor’s degree in business, communication, computer science, computer engineering, human factors or a related field of study, or equivalent experience.
Three or more years practical web accessibility experience.
Five or more years experience in one of at least three disciplines, such as front end development, experience design, or in a diversity and inclusion related role.
A passion for and deep understanding of inclusive design.
Proven ability to provide accessibility solutions for designers, developers, and testers.
Expert communication skills, with the ability to translate complex technical requirements into relatable scenarios and influence design outcomes.
Intermediate or higher programming skills, with the ability to explain desired technology outcomes to development teams.
High Level of awareness of disability related issues with respect to digital accessibility.
Self-driven, with ability to take ownership and accountability; must be adept at working in a self-guided manner to drive inclusive design principles.
Benefits of working here:
•Flexible vacation policy; time is not limited, allocated, or accrued
•15 paid holidays throughout the year
•Generous parental leave and new parent transition program
•Corporate gift matching program
Pay Range: $90,000 - $160,000
The range shown represents a grouping of relevant ranges currently in use at Publicis Sapient. The actual range for this position may differ, depending on location and the specific skillset required for the work itself
As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, Publicis Sapient is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may call us at +1-617-621-0200
Salary Range: $90000 - $160000