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Accessibility Frontend Engineer



Hirestarter's client is a fintech company and they are looking to hire a Front-End Software Engineer, Accessibility Expert.

Develop Accessible Web Applications: Lead the charge in ensuring all our web products meet or exceed WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) and ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) standards. Your work will directly contribute to making our applications usable by individuals with a wide range of abilities.

Engineering Scalable UI Components: Design and develop lightweight, scalable UI components that adhere to modern web standards and accessibility guidelines.

Inclusive Design Consulting: Serve as the go-to expert on accessibility, advising on inclusive design principles and ensuring accessibility considerations are integrated from the earliest stages of product development.

Collaboration and Implementation: Work closely with design and development teams to transform wireframes into accessible, functional web applications. Your expertise will bridge the gap between design and technical implementation.

Continuous Improvement: Proactively identify and address accessibility issues within our codebase, advocating for best practices in accessibility across the team.

Mentorship and Advocacy: Educate and mentor team members on web accessibility principles, tools, and testing methodologies.Champion accessibility initiatives within the company and the broader tech community.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Accessibility Expertise: Demonstrable experience with WCAG, ARIA, and other accessibility standards. Certification in web accessibility (e.g., IAAP Web Accessibility Specialist) is a plus.

Front-End Proficiency: Strong command of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, with an emphasis on building accessible web interfaces.

API Integration: Experience with web service APIs and integrating them into accessible applications.

UI/UX Design Sensitivity: A passion for UI/UX design, with a keen eye for creating intuitive and accessible user experiences.

Agile Development: Thrives in a non-structured agile environment, comfortable with rapid release cycles and continuous iteration.

Independent Initiative: Ability to drive product design forward, bringing creative insights and solutions to the table.

Team Collaboration: Excellent communication skills, with a knack for working collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

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