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Accessibility QA Engineer II - Production, Central QA

Riot Games

Los Angeles, CA,US

Riot Games was founded in 2006 by Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill with the intent to change the way video games are made and supported for players. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to worldwide acclaim. The game has since gone on to become the most played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports. Players are the foundation of our community and it's for them we continue to evolve and improve the League of Legends experience. Riot Games is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA and has 23 offices worldwide.

Role Description:

Accessibility QA Engineer is responsible for maintaining the Accessibility quality of our products. The QA Accessibility Engineer will do this by supporting and equipping our product teams (through the entire product development life cycle) to ensure our digital products are delivered successfully. This person will be responsible for supporting and implementing all aspects of Accessibility integration into manual and automated tests.
Responsibilities:

Partner with QA teams to build Accessibility into the existing QA processes
Perform flash-rate testing on new content
Perform (or facilitate) regression testing and audits on existing content (web, game, video etc)
Create Accessibility user stories against which to log and manage defects
Triage and prioritize Accessibility issues and provide guidance on for Product teams on how these issues can be remediated
Analyze test results to identify training opportunities, processes/methods that may need updating, design and development methods that need refinement
Train and educate product teams on Accessibility requirements

Requirements/Qualifications:

3-5 years of QA experience including manual and automated testing
3-5 years of Accessibility experience (plus if Accessibility testing)
Experience using and testing with all common screen readers: JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver
Experience using and testing keyboard navigation and other assistive technology
Experience testing with flash-rate testing tools (eg. Harding, PEAT)
In-depth understanding of Accessibility standards, principles and techniques, including (WCAG, WAI-ARIA, Section 508 C), with the ability to interpret and advise on these standards
Ability to partner with cross-functional teams to achieve product goals
Ability to translate end-user feedback into actionable items or tickets to be executed by product teams
Ability to deliver training to product teams
Experience using task and ticket management tools (e.g. JIRA, Confluence,
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Knowledge of and fluency in the software development life cycle


Our Perks:

We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.

It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).

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