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Lead accessibility consultant, digital accessibility(remote or hybrid)

Target

Minnesota,US

he pay range is $109,000.00 - $196,200.00
Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at https://corporate.target.com/careers/benefits.

About Us: 

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. Learn more about Target here.

Target UX is a group of design, research, and accessibility practitioners and experts, with a passion for improving and innovating our digital experiences for Target’s guests, team members, and partners. Here, we pride ourselves on designing tangible, inspiring, and impactful solutions that serve all aspects of our business– and being a part of the team means you will play a critical role for Target’s digital experience by increasing ease, simplicity, value, and delight for every touchpoint.  


About the job:

As a Lead Accessibility Consultant, you’llbe embedded with a team of developers, designers and product owners and that team is altogether responsible for creatingworld-class accessible experiences for Target Guests and Target Team Members. This includes the creation of entirely new experiences, as well as improvement to existing ones.You’ll be well-positioned to make an impact as a Lead Accessibility Consultant working on a friendly and high-performing team operating at the heart of Target’s growing digital business.


In this role, you willbe involved in the full product development cycle, providing accessibility consultation during the ideation, design, development and testing phases, providing final sign off prior to the experience being launched. You’ll use your WCAG knowledge to guide your partners in the design and development of innovative and accessible digital experiences. You’ll do this byexperimenting and collaborating, through product discovery and design sprints, with both next-generation ideas and optimizations of current experiences in support of Target’s business strategies.


You’ll bring empathy and guest insights to every business problem. You’llparticipate in guest research and leverage data to inform design decisions. You’ll help to define objectives and results with product, design, engineering and business partners. You’ll push work forward with high standards and an approach that follows the voice of the guest. You’ll collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of leaders, product designers, content designers, engineers, product managers, data analysts and researchers.


You’ll constructively challenge current thinking across the enterprise, pushing boundaries and driving change that will deliver exceptional user-centric accessible experiences. You’re a storyteller by nature, and you thrive on building relationships. You’re a proactive agent of change with a bias toward action. You’re skilled at influencing partners and working in a matrixed environment.


You’ll be the master of your own destiny in an environment that has strong support for work-life balance. We’ll support you along the way with robust onboarding, as well as personal and career development, to help you grow as a Lead Accessibility Consultant.


Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.


About you:

Technical Experience

Expert skills in understanding WCAG 2.1 AA and working in an agile environment with developers and designers in applying requirements to create accessible experiences

Proven ability to successfully lead accessibility efforts, throughout all phases of development, within large-scale projects and initiatives involving multiple cross-functional teams

Experience developing procedures to guide consistent accessibility consulting across an organization

Experience performing accessibility testing of web and app experiences with assistive technology, including keyboards andscreen readers

Soft Skills

Able to work well in a large organization with many partners, with a demonstrated track record of building deep relationships and influencing peers and leaders

Comfort operating with flexibility in your approach in order to deliver results in a fast paced, constantly changing and highly ambiguous work environment

Track record in using a strategic approach to solve complicated problems and strong collaboration skills in order to pull partners into your work process

Communicate digitalaccessibility needs and solutions with grace, logic and data

Showcaseexamples of successful mentoring of peers, which demonstratesyour approach to teaching in order to elevate the work of consultants on your team

Have a passion for continuously improving digital experiences for people with disabilities

This position may be considered for a Remote or Hybrid (known internally at Target as "Flex for Your Day") work arrangement based on Target's needs.  A Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at a Target location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.  A Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement means the team member's core role may be performed either remote or onsite at a Target location depending upon what your role, team and tasks require for that day. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

Salary Range: $109000 - $196000

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