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Senior Digital Accessibility Specialist

Federated Hermes

Pittsburgh, PA,US

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FEDERATED HERMES, INC.
Senior Digital Accessibility Specialist Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Hybrid Location (office/remote)

Federated Hermes is seeking a Senior Digital Accessibility Specialist at our Pittsburgh headquarters to utilize their specialized knowledge of digital accessibility standards to guide the company’s digital accessibility program, and to promote compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and related international standards for all digital properties.

What You’ll Do:

Perform regular accessibility audits of corporate websites and other digital properties for compliance.
Establish guidelines, best practices and standards related to designing and maintaining accessible websites.
Manage the process and work with a vendor to convert documents to ensure compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
Ensure converted documents are correctly posted to websites.
Evaluate and recommend assistive software and hardware.
Identify, implement, and oversee tools for monitoring website accessibility.
Develop and implement outreach and training for web designers, developers, and content providers.
Create accessibility reports and presentations as needed.
Serve as a subject matter expert for accessibility for staffing including the Marketing Team, Digital Marketing Team and Information Technology professionals.

The Expertise We are Looking For

Associate’s degree with relevant experience will be considered. Bachelor degree in digital/internet marketing, business, computer science or communications preferred.
3+ years of web communications, web development, or other digital media experience required.
2+ years of experience evaluating website accessibility required.
Knowledge od U.S. and international accessibility standards required.
Knowledge of digital assistive technologies (JAWs, Siteimprove, NVDA, Voiceover, Talkback) required.
Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and Java preferred.

Our Investment in You

We believe our employees are our most important asset! Therefore, we offer benefits programs designed to help you and your family thrive, training programs to advance your professional development and opportunities for you to give back to the community. Our offerings include:

A competitive total compensation package, including bonus programs designed to recognize and incentivize our employees to do their best every day.
Time off programs including paid vacation, parental leave and a volunteer day to help you stay healthy and connected to the things that are important.
Opportunities to expand your professional network within the firm and the community through participation in programs such as the Women in Investing Employee Resource Business Group and the University Ambassador Program.

About Federated Hermes

At Federated Hermes, our goals are to help individuals invest and retire better, to help our clients achieve better risk-adjusted returns, and to contribute to the positive outcomes in the wider world. We pledge to always put our clients first and to act responsibly and transparently. Our commitment to active, responsible investment has enabled us to become a leading investment manager with $757.6B in assets under management, serving investors around the world.

We provide careers opportunities that have enabled our employees to grow and meet their career aspirations while balancing the needs of their personal lives. We offer a collaborative environment that promotes doing things the right way and always with integrity, sharing ideas to drive positive change, and following through on our commitments. We promote teamwork and foster a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace where unique perspectives, ideas and experiences are recognized and appreciated for the contributions they bring. Federated Hermes is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to the following criteria: race (including physical characteristics such as hairstyles), color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, age, familial or marital status, ancestry, military status, veteran status or genetic information as well as any other prohibited criteria under any applicable local, state or federal law applicable to Federated Hermes.

For additional information

About this opportunity please visit:

https://careers.federatedhermes.com/psp/EXT/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=11&JobOpeningId=9094&PostingSeq=1

About Federated Hermes, Inc. go to: www.federatedhermes.com

We are interested in qualified candidates who are eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

EOE – Including Disability / Vets

Federated Hermes is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to the following criteria: race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, age, familial or marital status, ancestry, military status, veteran status or genetic information as well as any other prohibited criteria under any applicable local, state or federal law applicable to Federated Hermes.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience level:

3 years

Schedule:

8 hour shift

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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