Web Accessibility Intern
Promet Source, a Chicago based web and mobile application development company, is looking to hire a Web Accessibility Specialist Intern to work with its established team of Drupal professionals. We provide a fun, supportive environment with tons of opportunities for learning. The Web Accessibility Specialist will work on identifying and suggesting potential solutions for accessibility barriers based on the WCAG 2.0 standards and compliance with the ADA, Section 508, as well as other accessibility related laws.
We are looking for a full or part time Web Accessibility Specialist Intern with great organizational and interpersonal skills that is an experienced multi-tasker. The ideal candidate will have some experience in all aspects of web accessibility and want to be a part of a fun, collaborative team of individuals.
We are a technology firm that delivers web and mobile development solutions and provides ongoing support. Our clients include many Higher Education clients, high volume eCommerce applications as well as startups. As a leading technology provider of web services, we focus on complex web development, Open Source CMS support and iOS mobile applications. We are dedicated to open source software solutions by providing managed services for Drupal-based websites, products, and applications.
Certification(s) in web accessibility a plus
Some experience in web accessibility analysis, design and development experience
Knowledge of standards including Section 508, Section 508 Refresh, WCAG 2.0 Level A, AA and AAA
Experience with accessibility tools including JAWS, VoiceOver, Zoomtext, FireEyes is required
Understanding of the four principles of web accessibility POUR (Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust) and the guidelines of each
Extensive knowledge of web communication accessibility barriers is essential
CPACC, WAS or other accessibility certification is preferred
Knowledge of cross-platform and browser compatibility issues
Ability to communicate to a wide range of project stakeholders (e.g. Executives, Managers, Designers, Developers, Testers)
Ability to analyze and problem solve by recommending best solutions on accessibility standards
Experience working with Accessibility Tools (automation tools)
Must be self-motivated, result oriented and a strong team player