DIRECTOR OF QUALITY, ACCESSIBILITY
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
NIKE is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.
The Director of Accessibility in Nike’s Reliability/Quality organization is the champion for accessibility for all Global Technology & Consumer Digital experiences. This pivotable leadership role will shape and lead the strategic roadmap for accessibility, ensuring Nike surpasses requirements and becomes recognized as an industry leader. Through collaboration and unbreakable relationships, you will develop the vision to better serve athletes* and translate that vision into key priorities and opportunities across all Geos.
In this role you and your team will evangelize accessibility across Nike’s product, design, and engineering teams. You’ll need to be flexible and adaptable because our world changes daily. You will train and educate communities on the importance of accessibility. You will review new apps and features of both internal and consumer-facing applications to ensure accessibility compliance is always a part of the final product. You’ll work across Nike domains and functional areas to track accessibility deliverables and ensure accessibility compliance activities are addressed in a timely and efficient manner. Constantly focusing on all aspects of accessibility from visual, to cognitive, to movement related disabilities. You will drive accessibility best practices from assistive technologies and screen readers, to coordination and execution of accessibility audits. Your experience and influence will help drive the future for Nike.
Determined to be a global leader in the space of accessibility we’re passionate about Nike and all it represents: limitless drive, innovation, creativity, and possibilities for collaboration. We focus relentlessly on talent and are always looking for ways to encourage growth. We are inspired by the Nike legends who built an empire rethinking product and service, and we seek to bring that level of innovation to our technologies. Our vision is to build and deliver extraordinary Nike platforms, services, and products directly to athletes* around the world.
If you have a body, you’re an athlete.
WHAT YOU BRING TO NIKE:
Minimum of 5 or more years of demonstrated program strategy and management experience leading and managing a team with demonstrated ability to coach and develop future leaders
Experience in accessibility implementation, application development, business development, strategic planning, human resource, management or related field
Knowledge and experience with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 accessibility standards and guidelines
Knowledge of disability law including but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 508, and Affordable Care Act Section 1557
Knowledge of accessibility solutions is like Google TalkBack functionality, iOS VoiceOver technology, as ZoomText, JAWS, and more
Experience coordinating and executing accessibility audits
Strong collaborative skills to work across myriad stakeholder group to translate goals and objectives into delivery strategies
Comfortable and competent in developing internal and/or external partnerships that leverage resources and improve responsiveness
Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills
Detail oriented, analytical, and creative thinker with passion for quality processes
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 10 years' relevant experience. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree an additional five years of experience is acceptable.
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.