Lead Accessibility Technologist
GameStop is looking for a Lead Accessibility Technologist to join our Ecommerce team. This role will be remote and will collaborate with a team of engineers, product managers, designers, and business partners distributed across the U.S. In this role, you will lead GameStop accessibility-focused activities as they relate to gamestop.com and GameStop NMAs. The ideal candidate will be customer-obsessed, highly collaborative, and passionate about creating customer experiences that are frictionless and delightful to ALL visitors. A passion for gaming and ecommerce are a plus!
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Collaborate with engineers, product managers, designers, and business partners to ensure GameStop Ecommerce is accessible and inclusive.
Deliver highly scalable customer-facing products and features, used by millions of GameStop customers.
Participate in and provide input to technical decisions. Refine our front end frameworks, processes, and standards.
Write scalable, performant, readable, and tested front-end code. Monitor, track, and optimize accessibility on an ongoing basis.
Review code and provide meaningful feedback to peers to help build better solutions.
Provide mentorship and guidance to peers and more junior engineers.
Use data to provide input to prioritization decisions.
Thrive in an ambiguous environment, be resourceful, and make tradeoffs to deliver customer impact.
Exhibit a bias for action, constantly looking for ways to improve the customer experience.
Establish strong working relationships across all levels and functions of the organization.
Work on cutting edge technologies such as React, Redux, Webpack and ES6+.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent relevant experience
6+ years relevant work experience with building highly performant websites. This is in addition to degree/experience requirement above.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, agile development environment.
Strong understanding of and experience with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
Understanding of cross-browser support, caching, and optimization techniques for faster page load times.
Knowledge of testing front-end applications and automated browser testing, especially for accessibility considerations.
Strong customer focus, sense of ownership, and bias for action.
WHAT's GOOD TO HAVE
Deep understanding of ReactJS and CSS.