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UX and Accessibility Specialist (REMOTE)


Philadelphia, PA,US

Our client is looking for a UX and Accessibility Specialist to join their team. This role is a full time, contract position and is 100% remote!

UX and Accessibility Specialist Responsibilities:

Act as technical accessibility SME liaison to cross-functional teams (Design, Content, Software Engineering, QA)
Advocate for and educate technology teams about accessibility best practices
Conduct and support accessibility testing efforts, automated and manual
Document technical accessibility best practices for the organization to adhere to
Analyze existing applications and new designs for accessibility issues and work with developers and designers to define and implement solutions
Work with diverse team of product owners, UX designers, and developers in fast paced environment, with quick iterative cycles

UX and Accessibility Specialist Requirements:

Experience working in an Agile environment
5+ years of experience in accessible (508/WCAG) analysis, design, development and/or testing
Subject Matter Expertise in WCAG, Section 508, ADA, other accessibility laws and standards
Knowledge of correct use and limitations of WAI-ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) in web application development
Passion for making websites and applications accessible to all users
Experience using Accessibility testing tools as well as screen readers such as JAWS, NVDA, and Voiceover
Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and iOS/Android development best practices with the ability to research and recommend solutions in these various technologies in collaboration with developers
Thorough, methodical, and creative with extreme attention to detail
Expert at time management as well as working & finding answers to questions independently
Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills
Understanding of SDLC and the technical and business challenges that come with development of a product
Understanding of UX, design techniques and principles
Data visualization and presentation skills (in addition to analysis and research skills)

Job ID: 324976SJ
#LI-Remote Cella is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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