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Staff, UX Designer - Product Accessibility Specialist

Walmart

Sunnyvale, CA,US

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

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 will do

You will -

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



Your Qualifications

6+ years of experience as a product/UX designer

3+ years of experience in a similar role in a complex dynamic organization, delivering accessible experiences

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



At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.






You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.



For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.




Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.


Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.



For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.


The annual salary range for this position is $143,000.00-$286,000.00


Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.


Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:




- Stock





Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no 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, We value candidates with a background in creating inclusive digital experiences, demonstrating knowledge in implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards, assistive technologies, and integrating digital accessibility seamlessly. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of accessibility best practices and join us as we continue to create accessible products and services following Walmart’s accessibility standards and guidelines for supporting an inclusive culture.

Primary Location...

640 W California Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-4828, United States of America
About Walmart
At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

Salary Range: $143000 - $286000

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