Senior Accessibility Consultant, Nomensa Strategic UX Design Agency
Bristol, England,UNITED KINGDOM
As a senior member of the accessibility team, you will have a diverse set of responsibilities.
You’ll be conducting accessibility assessments on our more complex projects, consisting of the full spectrum of design and code reviews on websites, mobile apps and digital documents. You will verify to what extent they meet recommended guidelines and legal requirements, and document any findings in an easy-to-understand manner.
For findings on your assessment, you will be providing actionable solutions, helping the report’s reader solve any problem. You’ll deliver your report to the client with your product team, where you will explain your findings and answer any client questions.
You will be project directing accessibility projects, providing technical oversight, ensuring quality control and generally being a mentor and sounding board for your team member(s). In this, you’ll be supported by a project manager who will take care of all the non-accessibility practicalities.
Support clients during the remediation process in various ways, ranging from co-working with their teams to solve findings directly to providing on-demand advice.
Deliver training sessions and other types of live consultation and workshop sessions on various accessibility topics to clients.
Collaborate with our User Research team to conduct Usability testing sessions with people with access needs.
Support our sales team with client requests by determining the scope and suggested activities to support our clients best and providing informed estimations on required effort.
Help the wider team develop, maintain, and expand on internal resources and documentation, developing code examples to support clients and ensuring our training materials are always up-to-date.
Ability to join in and share your knowledge and expertise by creating blog or webinar content, and the opportunity to speak at one of our annual events.
What we’re looking for:
We’re looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable accessibility expert:
Who’s ready to join a friendly team of fellow nerds, ready to work with amazing clients on often complex accessibility challenges.
Who knows the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines intimately and is familiar with standards that use WCAG for accessibility compliance like the European Accessibility Act, the Public Sector Bodies Regulations, The American with Disabilities Act and Section 508.
Who’s familiar with conducting accessibility assessments on a high-detail level
Who’s familiar with using various assistive technologies to conduct accessibility assessments, including screen readers, screen magnification and voice recognition software on all common platforms (Windows, MacOS, Android and iOS)
Who is well-spoken in delivering the concepts of accessibility verbally and in writing
Optional but very beneficial if you:
· Have a Proficient knowledge level of mobile platform development techniques for Android and iOS, including native and/or 3rd party frameworks like Flutter, Xamarin and React Native.
· Who has experience delivering and facilitating training and workshop sessions.
The recruitment process
Click to apply, and upload your CV with a cover letter telling us why you’d be an excellent fit for this role and Nomensa.
Applicants will be shortlisted and selected for a short call with our Talent Acquisition Specialist. You’ll talk about experience, ambitions and salary expectations. From there the interview process will consist of two stages.
If you’re excited about working for us but don’t have all the relevant skills, we would still love to hear from you. You may have relevant experience or transferable skills. We are all the better because of the many diverse backgrounds our employees have so don’t let not ticking every box hold you back, give it a go!