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Accessibility Lead

Progressive

Mayfield Village, OH,US

As an Accessibility Lead or Consultant, you’ll be responsible for providing expertise, guidance and consultation to product and project teams company-wide for accessibility and inclusive design according to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) for websites, applications and software. You’ll use your extensive accessibility knowledge and expertise to test, solve, and consult on accessibility issues and regulatory requirements at all stages of the product lifecycle with product development teams. You’ll provide training and organizational process improvement support to help teams mature their accessibility and inclusive design capabilities.

Must-have Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher in an Information Technology discipline or related field of study and a minimum of 4 years related work experience.
In lieu of degree, a minimum of 6 years of related work experience and CPACC, CUA, CXA, or WAS certification.
Preferred Skills

Experience using accessibility testing tools (WAVE, Axe, Chrome DevTools) and assistive technologies, such as screen readers (JAWs, NVDA, VoiceOver)
Knowledge of front-end development tools, including semantic HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ARIA
Familiarity with WCAG and US disability laws and experience with User Experience Services in testing, development or audit of WCAG or related compliance
Proven problem solving, influencing and communication skills
Ability to work closely with IT professionals to iterate through fixes and new solutions by evaluating code and providing accessible recommendations for fixing compliance issues
Benefits

Gainshare bonus up to 30% of your eligible earnings; Progressive rewards each of us with an annual bonus based on company performance
401k with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 6%
Diverse, inclusive and welcoming culture with Employee Resource Groups
Career development and tuition assistance
Onsite gym and healthcare at large locations
Wellness programs to help you maintain a better quality of life
Medical, dental and vision, including free preventive care
Equal Opportunity Employer

Sponsorship for work authorization for foreign national candidates is not available for this position.
Job: Information Technology
Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Mayfield Village
Other Locations: United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Work From Home: No

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