Senior Accessibility Specialist
At Crownpeak, we provide a cutting-edge, composable Digital Experience Platform (DXP) that helps global enterprise and retail organizations enhance their digital presence and drive growth. Our platform enables the rapid creation of tailored digital experiences through the combination and orchestration of best-in-class content marketing tools, resulting in powerful customer engagement and long-term loyalty.
Our solution is unique in that it’s designed to streamline and accelerate marketing and IT workflows, allowing teams to efficiently deliver and manage end-to-end digital experiences to any touchpoint, device or channel from the start, faster than ever before.
Our mission is to revolutionize the digital landscape for global enterprises and retail organizations. We do this by providing a customizable and composable platform that seamlessly blends speed, simplicity, and adaptability in crafting unique, accessible digital experiences that align with the evolving needs of their customers. Our ultimate goal is to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty through unparalleled digital experiences.
Our vision is to transform the digital realm by crafting a platform that embodies speed, simplicity, and adaptability. We aim to empower businesses to effortlessly respond to the ever-changing demands of their customers, promoting inclusivity through exceptional digital experiences.
Join us and make an immediate impact in the digital world.
What’s the role?
As our Senior Accessibility Specialist you will champion accessibility best practices by acting as a subject matter expert for our company and clients. You will have a strong background in accessibility development, testing and remediation, as well as verifying compliance to accessibility standards. If you are passionate about accessibility, compliance and making technology accessible to all we encourage you to apply.
What will you do?
Audit digital assets for accessibility, create accessible code snippets and report bugs and recommendations in project management systems
Attend client audit review calls and regularly occurring internal and client-facing video calls
Speak at conferences (virtual or on-site)
Build & present training modules and provide accessibility consulting and training (virtual or on-site), while acting as a mentor to junior accessibility experts
Support project managers and sales teams with technical calls and help complete sales support estimates for the sales team
Stay up to date with best practices, including the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), Section 508, and The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards
Stay up to date on current trends in digital accessibility technology and legal landscape
Maintain International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) certification/s
Who are you?
We don't believe in ticking boxes here at Crownpeak.
Here are a few skills that we feel would make you successful in the role, but we’d still love to hear from you if you feel you’d be a great fit.
Proven strong experience in the digital accessibility compliance field
Strong knowledge of The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), Section 508 and European Union (EU) standards
Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) from the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP)
Screen reader basic functionality (VoiceOver, JAWS, NVDA & Talkback)
Web development background
Strong experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Tools (PDF)
It would also be a plus if you had:
Quality Assurance (QA) processes experience
Certified Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) from the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP)
Knowledge of agile project management methodologies
Familiarity with Jira management software
We offer competitive salaries, great colleagues and excellent benefits. We strive for success, are always pushing to do better, and work with pride and purpose together. You can see them in action in all aspects of our everyday work.
Today we are a 350+ team headquartered in the US with offices in Colorado, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Dortmund, Sofia and Sydney.
Check out more about life as a Crownpeep on Linkedin and Instagram @crownpeak.
Crownpeak is proud to have a widely diverse team. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone, whoever they are, feels comfortable to be themselves and each person is valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives.
Crownpeak celebrates all talents. All of our positions are open to people with disabilities and we give them the means and opportunity to express all of their skills.
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