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Developer (Accessibility)

Birmingham City University

Birmingham,GB

The developer role is key to delivering the University’s Accessibility project for the corporate website. Ensuring that our web content is accessible and available to as many prospective students as possible.

Reporting to the Head of Campaigns and Digital and managing two Web Officers focused on web accessibility. You will take a leading role in reviewing and updating the accessibility road map and carrying out the development required to ensure that we are compliant with The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations .

Essential

Able to provide a portfolio and examples of previous work.
Proven knowledge and understanding of UX / UI which puts usability and accessibility at the forefront.
years front end development experience in HTML, CSS and jQuery.
years’ experience of front end development using ASP.NET, C# and MVC.
Use of source control repositories such as GIT, SVN or TFS.
Experience in Agile / Scrum development methodologies.
Desirable

Experience in Photoshop or Fireworks.
Experience of building to meet WCAG . / . guidelines.
You will be joining an ambitious Marketing and Communications team, responsible for attracting students to study with us at a hugely exciting period in the Birmingham City University story.

We are a major part of the transformation of Birmingham, with a £m investment in two superb campuses right at the heart of this great city.

With an ambitious Vice-Chancellor in post, alongside a high profile Chancellor, Sir Lenny Henry, there has never been a better time to be part of Birmingham City University.

When completing your application, please ensure you attach a copy of your CV and a Covering Letter. You are advised to remove personal details from these documents, including your name.

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