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(IND) STAFF, UX DESIGNER Digital Accessibility Manager

Walmart Global Tech India

Bengaluru, Karnataka,INDIA

Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy. Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

What you'll do...

Digital Accessibility Manager

In this role, you will be part of and support the execution of Accessibility/Inclusive Design program’s vision at Walmart International. As part of Walmart International UX org, you will work closely with the Accessibility/Inclusive Design Leader, cross-functional teams and key stakeholders in our goal of empowering all engineers, product managers and designers to create products that are accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities. In Walmart International, we strive to meet the bar set by our markets and to best serve our customers and Associates in those markets.

What You’ll Do

Play an active role in creating and delivering on accessibility strategy for key product experiences across platforms (web, iOS and Android)
Collaborate with cross-functional teams - UX designers, researchers, developers, and content creators to identify/resolve accessibility barriers and embed accessibility in product design and development processes
Create, implement and deliver scalable accessibility training content to make accessibility standards understandable and approachable for UX/Content designers, engineers and cross-functional partners
Educate product teams and provide guidance and direction on accessibility standards and shift-left practices
Facilitate workshops and training sessions on digital accessibility
Review designs, mockups, and prototypes, and provide coaching to empower design and engineering teams to build more inclusive end-to-end user experiences
Bake accessibility in product processes to create accessibility specs and annotations
Lead conversations and implementation of accessibility automation into existing processes
Create presentations, case studies and reporting to drive accessibility change
Stay up to date with industry developments and trends related to digital accessibility
Act as a strategic thought partner across the organization on accessibility and advocate for accessibility and inclusive design throughout the organization to drive accessibility program maturity

What you'll bring:

7-12 years experience working in a similar role in a complex dynamic organization, with a demonstrated track record of driving accessibility maturity in a product organization
5 or more years experience in one of at least three disciplines, such as front-end development, experience design, or quality engineering
IAAP’s accessibility certification CPACC, WAS (CPWA) required
Proven ability to provide accessibility solutions for designers, developers, and testers and working collaboratively with agile, cross-functional teams
Proven ability developing and delivering on accessibility training and driving organizational change through advocacy and coaching
Strong understanding of current international accessibility laws, standards, and best practices, including Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1/2.2 and ARIA
Knowledge of assistive technology and contributing to design systems for digital products
Proficient with testing using screen reader(s) such as NVDA, JAWS, VoiceOver and Talkback and accessibility assessment, inspection & evaluation tools
Experience and knowledge in accessibility automation for CI/CD, continuous monitoring etc.
Experience and knowledge in HTML and CSS, especially in relation to accessibility principles
Experience Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate complex ideas to various stakeholders
Passion for digital accessibility and a commitment to creating products and services that are accessible to everyone, regardless of ability or background

About Walmart Global Tech

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered.

We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.

Flexible, hybrid work

We use a hybrid way of working with primary in office presence coupled with an optimal mix of virtual presence. We use our campuses to collaborate and be together in person, as business needs require and for development and networking opportunities. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives.

Benefits

Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include a host of best-in-class benefits maternity and parental leave, PTO, health benefits, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications:Option 1: Bachelor's degree in UI/UX design, graphic design, visual communication, product design, computer science, information technology, or related area and 4 years’ experience in UI/UX, interactive and visual design, electronics art, multimedia design, or related area. Option 2: 6 years’ experience in UI/UX, interactive and visual design, electronics art, multimedia design, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Design certification (for example, IDEOU - Foundations in Design Thinking Certificate), Driving product development in a user experience area, Master's degree in UI/UX Design, Interactive and Visual Design, Product Design, or related area, Related industry experience (for example, retail, supply chain, eCommerce, healthcare), UI/UX, Interactive and Visual Design, Electronics Art, Multimedia Design, or related area

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