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Web Accessibility Engineer

Veear Project

Sunnyvale, CA,UNITED STATES

Title: Web Accessibility Engineer
Duration: 12+ months extendable contract
Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description:
The Accessibility and SEO Center of Excellence is a group created with the purpose of promoting and supporting accessibility across client and offering consultancy services to project teams.
In this position you may be required to audit existing solutions, work with teams throughout the entire lifecycle of a project on new features and solutions, liaise and co-ordinate with various functions, and represent the team positively and effectively at all times.
You will be a pragmatic and charismatic individual, able to push for the best results whilst also maintaining excellent relationships with all those you work with. Successful candidates must be fast learners, capable to adapt and adhere to internal guidelines and processes, and work under tight deadlines with teams spread around the globe. Previous industry experience with an emphasis on accessibility is essential.

Key Qualifications:
• In-depth knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript Excellent knowledge and understanding of WCAG 2.0 guidelines
• Excellent knowledge and understanding of WAI-ARIA
• Excellent knowledge and understanding of Mac OS X Voiceover
• First-hand experience in testing with assistive technologies (more specifically screen readers such as Voiceover, JAWS and NVDA)
• Familiarity with accessibility features on mobile devices
• Familiarity with project management methodologies such as waterfall and agile
• Past engineering experience

Education:
• Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements:
• Understanding of SEO principles will be a significant advantage, as well as experience with native apps (including OS X and iOS).

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