Accessibility Analyst-Graphic Designer
The Standard is a family of companies dedicated to helping its customers achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. In business since 1906, we're a leading provider of group and individual disability insurance, group life, dental and vision insurance, voluntary (employee-paid) benefits, absence management services, and retirement plans and annuities for employers and individuals. For more information about The Standard, visit www.standard.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
Description:At The Standard, you'll join a team focused on putting our customers first.
Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture. We're looking for people who are collaborative, accountable, creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what's right - across the company and in our local communities.
We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference, every day.
Ready to reach your highest potential? Let's work together.
As our Accessibility Analyst and Graphic Designer, you'll be a vital member of the team that ensures ADA Section 508/WCAG and other accessibility standards are met and brand requirements are upheld in The Standard's external communications. You will support the organization by 1) Serving as an integral member of compliance reviews by certifying accessibility compliance 2) Defining guidelines and best practices for accessibility-driven design 3) Creating WCAG compliant/accessible communications, templates and digital assets that will be used across the organization.
What You'll Do:
Audit PDF documents to ensure adherence to accessibility standards and remediate/direct remediation in consultation with clients as needed. Perform accessibility audits of microsite content. Evaluate the accessibility of externally hosted content. Monitor and publish The Standard's accessibility performance.
Develop and implement compliant design templates and assets that will be accessed on the DAM or used on The Standard's templating platform by content creators across the organization.
Recommend guidelines, best practices, and standards related to designing and maintaining accessible content. Develop accessibility training.
Collaborate and design accessible print and digital content.
The Skills and Background You'll Need:
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design or equivalent experience.
Strong Adobe Creative Suite skills.
WCAG 2.1 certification or working towards certification.
4-6 years business experience in graphic design, with at least 2 years of experience evaluating and applying accessibility standards to print and digital communications.
Excellent leadership and communication skills.
Enjoy working as part of a team and collaborating with others.
What You'll Get From Us:
A fun, flexible, and high energy work environment that is equally devoted to the customer and employee experience
Leaders that are experts in the insurance industry, ready to coach, train and develop your potential
Incredible 401k match-we support our customer(s) and our employees' financial goals
Paid time off for volunteering
Please note - the salary range for this role is listed below. In addition to salary, our package includes incentive plan participation and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits, as well as an initial PTO accrual of 164 hours per year. Employees also receive 11 paid holidays and 2 wellness days per year.
Eligibility to participate in an incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program and plan. Any award depends on various factors, including individual and organizational performance.
$71,000.00 - $104,000.00
Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.
Salary Range: $71000 - $104000