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UX Accessibility Specialist

Hopin

London,UNITED KINGDOM

At Hopin, we’re reimagining virtual events.

As the first all-in-one virtual venue for live online events, Hopin brings people together in a highly interactive and engaging online experience that feels just like an in-person event, only without the barriers. Whether it’s a 50-person meetup, or a 50,000-person conference—any type of event organizer can host a Hopin event for their attendees, speakers, sponsors, and vendors to convene, learn, and interact face-to-face online. We’re spearheading the innovative technology that is enabling people to gather online like never before.

Our mission is simple: better connections for a better planet.

We believe in events without limits, but events that are sustainable and accessible to everyone—and fun, too! To do this, we need passionate builders and storytellers to join us. Do you love people and technology and the magic that happens when they converge at scale? Do you have the skills and experience we’re looking for to better serve our clients? If so, we’d like to meet.

We’ve been recently funded by a16z, General Catalyst, IVP, Accel, DFJ Growth, Northzone, Coatue, Tiger Global, Salesforce Ventures and many other high profile investors.

The Role

This is an opportunity to guide our design org in accessibility concepts and shape the future of digital accessibility at Hopin! As the UX Accessibility Specialist, you will be part of a small accessibility team and work closely with Hopin Designers to build accessibility practices and processes in the Design System and beyond.

The ideal candidate will possess a broad knowledge and understanding of inclusive user experience, modern design practices, WCAG 2.1 standards and practices, and have experience with assistive technologies such as JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, and Talkback.

Responsibilities

Investigate, define, analyze, and solve accessibility challenges through inclusive design
Help designers create inclusive and accessible prototypes, wireframes, or mock ups.
Work with UX Research to build inclusive usability studies and research strategies, including handling vendor relationships to meet needs.
Contribute to any documentation materials, trainings, or processes to improve inclusive design and ensure accessibility fundamentals in all steps of the design process.
As part of the accessibility team, contribute as an accessibility subject matter expert for the company as a whole.
Be an advocate for the best user experience at Hopin

About You

2+ years of experience in accessible, inclusive design
Experience working with designers to educate and increase awareness around digital accessibility
Familiarity with current industry standard design and collaboration tools (Figma, Sketch, Protopie, Principle, Framer…)
You’re proactive about seeking feedback and explaining accessible designs to engineers, product managers and other designers
You’re willing to build Hopin Design Culture with us

The Offer

Competitive salary
Fully remote, global team
Flexible schedules
Laptop assigned, Mac or Dell (Windows)
Health Insurance Support
Parental Leave
Monthly Wi-Fi stipend
$800 USD for Home-Office set up
$1500 USD for Learning & Development

At Hopin, we're committed to cultivating an environment that promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We are a global community and we believe our unique qualities must be celebrated as they are critical to our innovation. It's essential to us that you bring your authentic self to work every single day, no matter your age, ethnicity, religion, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, neurodiversity, or otherwise. Inclusion isn't just an initiative at Hopin. We strive to embed it not just into our core values but throughout our entire ecosystem.

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