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Accessibility SME (m/f/x)

Applause

Paris,FRANCE

Are you passionate about ensuring websites and applications are readily accessible to end-users utilizing assistive technologies? Are you deeply knowledgeable about the guidelines defined by 2.1, Section 508 and other accessibility standards? If you're a strong communicator with a capacity to lead or train others on accessibility including Developers, QA Engineers and existing Community Accessibility Auditors this might be the perfect role for you!

Responsibilities:
- Apply accessibility knowledge to a wide range of the client digital properties including but not limited to responsive websites, mobile applications, hybrids and digital documents.
- Bring a depth of development and technical knowledge that complements and strengthens an already dynamic, seasoned group of accessibility professionals
- Mentor, coach and oversee the work of the existing accessibility auditors team
- Meet client engineering staff to understand requirements, deliverables and timelines
- Attend relevant stand-ups and status meetings
- Take responsibility for audits including scoping, planning, budgeting, staffing, execution to final reporting and delivery to the client.
- Prepare design reviews and VPATs
- Provide training for clients on various technical levels

Qualifications:
- Bilingual English professional fluency PLUS native fluency in Spanish, French, Italian
- Residing in or close proximity to Spain, France or Italy
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other technical field
- 3+ years experience in Software Development, QA Engineering and/or performing Accessibility Audits
- Extensive experience using all common screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, mac/iOS VoiceOver, TalkBack) and other assistive technology
- Extensive knowledge of accessibility standards: WCAG 2.0/2.1, ADA Section 508
- Extensive knowledge of WAI-ARIA and accepted accessibility patterns and best practices
- Good knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
- Ability to take on an end-user perspective
- Ability to analyze code and employ problem-solving skills to recommend the best solution
- Ability to train, coach colleagues and clients on various accessibility topics
- Ability to communicate to a wide range of project stakeholders (e. g. Executives, Managers, Designers, Developers, etc)
- Knowledge of mobile accessibility best practices on Android and iOS
- Availability of relevant platforms/devices, i.e. Windows, Mac, Android and iOS
- Knowledge of Jira, Slack and other cooperation tools
- Ability to work in remote/cross-language/cross-cultural teams

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