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Sr. Accessibility Designer

Aetna

Denver, CO,US

POSITION SUMMARY
Aetnas mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetnas digital transformation and all digital products; as well as the development and execution of the digital roadmap. A key part of the responsibility is to build an integrated platform that enables the delivery of products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness. We want you to be apart of the team that will build this next generation platform.

Leveraging your expertise in Big Data, IoT, Native Cloud, Application Development, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, you will join a product team that is building disruptive cloud platform that will transform the healthcare industry and improve the lives of hundreds of millions of people. Aetna Digital is a highly energetic, highly collaborative team that operates as a startup within the Aetna Enterprise. We want you to bring your talent and expertise to drive the change the is desperately needed within the healthcare industry.

Come Join Aetna Digital!

Fundamental Components:
Aetna Digital is looking for a Accessibility Designer with experience working in fast-paced, startup like environment. As a key member of the Design team, you will help ensure that the User Experience of our digital platform and ecosystem is built with accessibility in mind. Partner with product managers/owners and leadership to increase attention to the needs of our community. Grow your skill set and knowledge base by working alongside talented and passionate teammates from diverse backgrounds.



Key Responsibilities


Advise Product, Design and Engineering teams (iOS, Android and Web) to best accessibility practices and accessibility related decisions
Ensure that every feature delivered through the Design organization is accessible
Work w/ Engineering to ensure delivery of Design features encapsulates all the information needed for them to build an accessible experience
Research best practices & patterns, perform competitive evaluations, build concrete solutions to problems
Collaborate with internal and external teams to identify strategies and implement accessibility solutions
Establish and implement enterprise guidelines, best practices, and standards related to designing and maintaining our digital applications
Assist in development of educational elements, focused on design needs for content, UX / UI and Product
Contribute to process refinement and provide a11y perspectives to behavior change in design thinking


BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
Must Haves
5+ years industry experience
Experience working within a large design team preferred.
A strong understanding of the value of the "right" amount of process.
Strong attention to detail, strong analytical and problem solving skills..
Excellent organizational skills in a fast paced environment
Ability to multi-task
Bachelor's degree in design, or related field preferred.

Preferred
Knowledge and experience with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 accessibility standards and guidelines
Knowledge of disability law including but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 508, and Affordable Care Act Section 1557
Accessibility compliance experience
Web/mobile design and/or development experience
Experience with an assistive technology such as ZoomText, JAWS, VoiceOver or NVDA screen reader
Health care industry experience


EDUCATION
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 6% of your 401(k) contributions!
Health care (HSA/FSA), dental, vision benefits, PTO
EcoPass
Gym / Showers / Towel Service
Ping Pong/Monthly Chair Massages
Aetna-sponsored refreshments, Friday lunches, etc.
$200/yr towards wellness - gym membership, fitbit, treadmill
Up-to 5K a year toward tuition reimbursement
Reimbursement also available for additional Certification, Training & Conferences


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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