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digital accessibility lead (aoda/wcag) in toronto



Our downtown Toronto client is looking for an experienced Digital Accessibility Lead for an exciting 12 month project to start.

Experience and Qualifications:
1. 5+ years' demonstrated leadership and hands-on experience managing, coordinating and
driving accessibility improvements to legacy and new web applications and related
digital content within large organizations
2. 5+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience using front-end development technologies
(HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, Bootstrap, Angular) to build mobile responsive web
applications using agile methods that conform to the Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA including understanding technology
limitations and constraints
3. 5+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience conducting web accessibility testing against
the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA success
criteria using assistive technologies and testing tools (NVDA, VoiceOver, JAWS,
WebAIM Wave, Nu HTML, Colour Contrast Analyzers, aChecker, Tenon, WorldSpace)
4. 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience leveraging inclusive design techniques to
identify and remove barriers by design to ensure a positive user experience for all users
5. 2+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience actively working with people with a diverse
range of abilities within organization and/or in the community

Technical Abilities:
6. Excellent communication, facilitation, and presentation skills to all levels of staff
7. Excellent knowledge and awareness of disabilities including visual, auditory, physical,
speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities
8. Excellent ability to coach, mentor, and train business and technical teams on digital
accessibility processes, best practices, and tools
9. Proficiency with Windows 10, Mobile OS (iOS, Android), MS Office 2013+
applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint), SDLC Tools (such as
JIRA, GitHub, MS TFS, HPE ALM), Accessibility Testing Tools, Adobe Acrobat Pro
10. IAAP Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) or an equivalent credential is
a definite asset.

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