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Web Accessibility Consultant

Allstate

Remote,REMOTE

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.
You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.
Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them. Job Family Summary:
The Digital Accessibility Team is responsible for coordinating and reviewing the compliance of products related to the Accessibility Policy. Working with ATSV and across AORs to support of ADA compliance standards. The team, within the Digital Connectivity team within Marketing, also serves as an enterprise resource in the areas of digital accessibility by delivering consulting and guidance to the enterprise, working across teams to educate, and collaboratively working with compliance and legal to ensure Allstate’s positive influence in the accessibility digital world. Job Summary:
This individual will be responsible for working directly with internal AORS, ATSV and outside vendors overseeing and updating/maintaining all our websites, especially those dedicated to our National General brand among our other Allstate brands, to comply with WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards. The role requires someone having solid web knowledge of accessibility rules, experience as a front-end web developer, and online management expertise with excellent quality and turnaround times. Key Responsibilities:
Assisting with audits of third-party vendor technology and prioritizing identified defects.
Conduct accessibility testing with assistive technology to validate user experiences against accessibility standards and best practices.
Educating clients/vendors on our process and adherence and governance over ADA
Creating and communicating project reports to legal counsel and team members on activities / updates / improvements for site accessibility on all 80+ sites within the enterprise
Monitoring progress of all 80+ sites within the enterprise and partnering sites.
Educate internal clients on the importance of site accessibility
Serve as point of contact for accessibility questions and concerns for development teams. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience:
Experience using an ADA self-service tool (Siteimprove or Wave)
1-3 years of experience leading digital initiatives with an experience in accessibility P
Proven knowledge of W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, Section 508, ADA, other accessibility laws and standards.
Experience managing Agile projects
HTML / coding a plus
Able to manage all levels of projects from simple to complex
Commitment to continuous learning.
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Strong attention to detail Notes: The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
Compensation offered for this role is $60,100.00-$102,625.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.
As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/
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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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