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Accessibility Developer

ACS Group

Wilmington, DE,US

Expert in UI/UX and design technique as well as experience working across large environments with multiple operating systems/infrastructure for large-scale programs (e.g., Expert Engineers) starting to be firm-wide resources working on projects across the organization.
Is multi-skilled with expertise across software development lifecycle and toolset.
May be recognized as a leader in Agile and cultivating teams working in Agile frameworks.
Sought out as coach for at least one technical skill.
Strong understanding of techniques such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Test Driven Development, Cloud Development, resiliency, and security.
Responsible for identifying and suggesting potential solutions for accessibility barriers based on the W3C WCAG 2.0 standards as well as compliance with the ADA, Section 508, the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, and other accessibility related laws.
Apply their accessibility knowledge to a wide range of the firm’s digital properties including but not limited to websites, mobile applications, responsive hybrids and digital documents.
Bring a depth of development and technical knowledge which will complement and strengthen an already dynamic, seasoned group of accessibility professionals.
Help mentor and coach other accessibility leads on accessible engineering and provide input to our accessibility training and standards team.
Required Skills/Experience:

Broad knowledge of accessibility barriers as well as the tools and techniques for overcoming them
Knowledge of accessibility standards: WCAG 2.0, ADA Section 508, 21st Century Video and Communications Act. Knowledge of International laws is a plus
Ability to discern accessibility issues from design and code
Knowledge of accepted accessibility patterns and best practices
Experience in developing accessible digital products and web content
Experience with scrum and agile methodologies
Ability to analyze and employ problem-solving skills to recommend the best solution
Ability to analyze code for accessibility issues
Ability to guide and coach colleagues and clients in one on one, small group, or large forum environments
Ability to act in both an accessibility consultant and web engineering role
Ability to communicate to a wide range of project stakeholders (e.g. Executives, Managers, Designers, Developers, etc)
Ability to work in a team environment
Detailed knowledge of a broad range of technologies:
Accessibility on various platforms including Windows and MacOS
Mobile accessibility on various platforms including Android and IOS
Video and other digital media
PDF and other digital document standards
Experience with Assistive Technology (e.g screen readers, magnifiers, alternative input, etc)
Knowledge of technologies including but not limited to:
Advanced knowledge of core web technologies: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Familiarity with modern web application development practices and popular JavaScript frameworks
Familiarity with Web accessibility standards (WCAG, WAI-ARIA)
Deep knowledge of cross-platform and browser compatibility issues
Familiarity with SVG , EPUB, MathML, and/or similar technologies.
Familiarity of next-version web technologies: HTML5 , CSS4, and ES6
Experience with accessibility APIs
This position requires candidates that are a US Citizen or Green Card Holder. At this time no Corp to Corp relationships will be considered for this opportunity.

AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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