Back to all jobs

Accessibility Director

Seamlessdocs

New York, New York,US

The Role:

This position will build on SeamlessDocs’ digital accessibility expertise to establish and promote SeamlessDocs as a leader in government accessibility. The ADA Director will be an expert in WCAG 2.0, 508, 1557 and the ADA and how each applies to our clients. The position is also responsible for coordinating assessments of the company's physical, digital, and employment access for individuals with disabilities.

Another important aspect of the ADA Director role is driving revenue. This position is expected to help our Sales & Success teams grow SeamlessDocs’ accessibility business by advising on opportunities for our existing and new clients.


Responsibilities:

Lead the development, adoption, and enforcement of accessibility compliance policies, procedures, and standards.
Collaborate with internal teams to facilitate workshops for staff on compliance training and awareness.
Ensure best practices in design, development and QA.
Develop and enforce standards for testing, including programmatic and manual testing methods.
Oversee redesign and remediation projects across departments.
Represent SeamlessDocs on social media and blogs in promoting our accessibility expertise.
Assist our Marketing team in creating meaningful content (articles, blog posts, white papers, etc.) surrounding digital accessibility in Government.
Stay up-to-date on current and existing trends in the Accessibility Space.
Maintain a position of expertise within the accessibility community.
Work with Sales Team to promote our accessibility business and engage with potential new clients.
Work with Success Team to identify opportunities and grow our accessibility business with existing clients.
Speak at industry events including conferences and meetups.
Provide consulting services for web, mobile and document accessibility.
Help ensure that our office space and facilities all meet ADA standards.



Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology specialty, Accessibility, or related fields.
Minimum 4+ year’s digital accessibility experience.
Expert Level understanding of applicable guidelines including WCAG, and PDF/UA.
Familiarity with legal requirements and implications for our clients including 508, Section 1557 and the ADA.
Knowledge and experience working with manual testing techniques including keyboard only testing and screen reader testing.
Understanding of digital document accessibility including remediation techniques and dynamic document creation.



Preferred Skills:

Proficient in JAWS, NVDA and Voiceover for Mac, Talkback for Android and Voiceover for iOS.
Web Development experience in HTML/CSS/ARIA.
Mobile Development experience with Java/Objective C/Swift a plus
Sales and/or marketing experience a plus.
IAAP Certification is a plus.
Must possess strong project management and leadership aptitude; demonstrated professionalism in managing multiple projects and resources effectively.
Outstanding communications skills - must be proficient communicating across all levels of the organization as well as building successful relationships.

Related Accessibility Jobs

Back to all jobs