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Front End Development Manager - Accessibility

Accenture

Toronto,CANADA

Qualifications:
5+ years of experience and advanced knowledge of core web technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript
3+ years of experience in driving accessibility in digital, customer facing programs or functions
Experience with mobile platforms for both web and native accessibility, including Android and iOS
Hands on experience with Assistive Technology (e.g screen readers, magnifiers, alternative input, etc.)
Written and verbal communication skills - able to present status, facts, thoughts and ideas in a clear, concise, convincing and organized manner
Coaching developers and UX designers in one on one, small group, or large forum environments
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Additional Skill Requirements:
Experience with a broad range of technologies: Web accessibility on various platforms including Windows and MacOS
PDF accessibility and other digital document standards
Familiarity with modern web application development practices and popular JavaScript frameworks
Familiarity with Web accessibility standards (WCAG, WAI-ARIA)
Familiarity with accessibility automation testing tools (Axe Core, UsableNet, SiteImprove)
Deep knowledge of cross-platform and browser compatibility issues
Video Captions and other digital media

Bonus points if:
You have experience working at an advertising/design/consulting agency or web startup
You've led a team in the Agile/Scrum process to deliver as part of a cross functional team and develop large-scale, enterprise software
You are experienced in creating project estimates, defining scope requirements, and structuring projects
You possess strong communication and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced production deadline-driven environment both internal and client facing
Comfortable speaking technically and speaking non-technically and able to bridge between the two.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, strategic partner relationships at the Executive Level as well as supervisor level
Able to successfully multi-task across tactical and strategic initiatives
High degree of initiative and autonomy coupled with an ability to function successfully as part of a team (in person and virtual)
Consulting, influence, and negotiation skills to achieve desired outcomes that inspire action and trust from stakeholders
Innovative and creative thinker; able to generate new ideas; forward-thinker; thought-leader

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