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ACCESSIBILITY SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Rose International

Chicago, IL,US

Project Overview: Experience Design & Research is a multidisciplinary design and research team dedicated to delivering innovative, differentiated, and exceptional experiences for clients, prospects, and partners by demonstrating a deep understanding of their needs. Experience Design & Research is committed to growing and supporting a diverse team, with a collaborative environment that provides educational and career growth opportunities.

Contractor’s Role: As an Accessibility Engineer, they will work closely with front end development team(s) and design system team to build accessible digital experiences. They will uphold the WCAG standard, share best practices and support product teams with technical solutions. They will also contribute to building accessible patterns and documentations to support the accessibility business process within the organization.

Qualifications:
- Experience in writing semantic HTML for accessibility compliance
- Familiarity with UI elements and their accessibility requirements
- Experience in accessibility audit on web applications
- Practical understanding of web accessibility principles
- Solid knowledge of WCAG 2.1 techniques and failures
- Familiarity with axe-core or similar accessibility engine
- Hands-on experience working with assistive technologies including screen reader(s) and keyboard
- Experience in building accessibility testing process
- Strong communication and documentation skills
- Experience in working with a cross-functional team or large-scale software development lifecycle

Nice to Haves:
- Experience in accessibility testing for mobile application
- Familiarity with React and Javascript
- Web Accessibility Specialist Certification

Tasks & Responsibilities:
- Perform accessibility testing on UI components and experience patterns
- Contribute to accessibility business process in the form of accessibility documentation and best practices
- Exhibit deep understanding of WCAG techniques to help support product teams with best practices
- Collaborate with designers, developers, and product owners to understand the technical need and to improve digital experience for people with disabilities

Technical skills align with a UI Developer- looking for someone mid-level





Benefits:
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Rose International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender (expression or identity), national origin, arrest and conviction records, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Positions located in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California will be administered in accordance with their respective Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need assistance in completing this application, or during any phase of the application, interview, hiring, or employment process, whether due to a disability or otherwise, please contact our HR Department.

Rose International has an official agreement (ID #132522), effective June 30, 2008, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Verification Program (E-Verify). (Posting required by OCGA 13/10-91.).

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