Accessibility Mobile PM/SME
San Jose, California,US
Accessibility Mobile PM, Technical
As an accessibility subject matter expert for mobile experiences, you stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices. You use your expertise to guide others’ work based on company standards. Work closely and build trust with other accessibility, design, engineering, researching, testing, and usability specialists within the company.
The right candidate:
Is passionate about accessibility and a quality user experience.
Is able to perform and demonstrate accessibility audits of native mobile apps & Mweb, communicate findings throughout the org.
Is familiar with implementation techniques to address specific issues for native mobile (iOS, Android apps).
Is agile and flexible in planning with a deep understanding of various design, content publishing and platforms that influence how accessibility improvements are implemented.
Is comfortable tracking down feature owners and following up with teams frequently to achieve a more accessible product. Requires solid organizational skills.
Can educate Product Managers, Designers, Content contributors, Developers and Quality Engineering. Independently run regular mobile accessibility training sessions and co-present in informational sessions.
Is familiar with industry standards and regulations (WCAG 2.1, ARIA 1.1, etc.).
Has 1-3 years of experience directly in the accessibility space especially mobile.
Strong written and presentation skills are a must.
Can demonstrate experience working and partnering directly with communities of consumers with disabilities, or has done volunteer work within this community.
Work with global teams (Europe, Asia, all U.S. time zones)
Nice to have
Web accessibility experience
Has intermediate knowledge of HTML/CSS and experience with screen reader and other assistive technologies – e.g. JAWS, VoiceOver, TalkBack, WindowEyes, ZoomText, Dragon Naturally Speaking, switch devices, Braille displays.