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Frontend Accessibility Engineer

NoRedInk

California,USA

Teaching kids to think critically and communicate effectively has never been more important, and NoRedInk helps students become better writers in more than 60% of middle and high schools in the U.S. We're looking for a Frontend Accessibility Engineer to build accessible, intuitive features aimed at unlocking the potential of every writer.

In this role, you will:

Work within a passionate accessibility-focused team
Collaborate inter-departmentally to help build effective, accessible experiences, to improve accessibility practices, and to increase accessibility knowledge among stakeholders across the organization
Rewrite existing features and reusable components from legacy JavaScript to our preferred use of Elm while improving conformance to WCAG standards
Write technical documentation and QA instructions
Provide thoughtful code reviews

About You:

3+ years of professional experience developing software
1+ year of professional experience working on WCAG 2.0 AA or 2.1 AA conformance or compliance in the context of a contemporary frontend framework
You value ensuring a quality user experience for all teachers and students, including those with disabilities
You value code quality and well-tested code
You have strong technical communication skills when it comes to collaborating with technical and non-technical audiences
You’re comfortable using version management software and providing code reviews on change requests
You’re comfortable with the idea of working with continuous integration tools and infrastructure
You’re excited about the opportunity to coach other developers in accessibility
You're excited to learn the Elm language, even if you haven’t used Elm before
You’re comfortable working closely with designers and product managers
You have experience using screenreader software on desktop
You’re open to working remotely with a distributed team

What NoRedInk Offers:

Personal growth through a management relationship prioritizing support, empathy, clearly communicated expectations, and consistent modeling of our company’s core values
A competitive salary and equity package in a high-growth, well-funded startup with massive traction
Excellent health, vision, and dental benefits (U.S. and Canada Only)
A remote-first culture that allows for flexible hours (We were big on remote before COVID!)
A relaxed and flexible PTO policy and paid parental leave
401(k) (U.S. Only)
LinkedIn Learning subscription with unlimited access to thousands of expert-led online courses
Team retreats and events to connect with fun, talented coworkers
The opportunity to help millions of students and teachers improve the state of writing education

About NoRedInk:

NoRedInk helps students in over 60% of US school districts become better writers. Our deeply engaging, adaptive curriculum personalizes exercises to kids' interests, guides them through the writing process with instructional support, and boosts their skills through targeted practice. Students have completed over 10 billion exercises on our site, and our mission is to help all students harness the power of the written word.

NoRedInk is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce.

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