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Accessibility Auditor

Zenyth

Culver City, California,UNITED STATES

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About Zenyth

Zenyth is a leading end-to-end web accessibility consulting firm, committed to making the internet accessible for people with disabilities. We are seeking a dedicated Accessibility Auditor to join our team of experts. If you have a deep understanding of WCAG 2.1 guidelines and are passionate about creating an inclusive digital landscape, we want to hear from you.

Position Overview

As an Accessibility Auditor at Zenyth, you will play a critical role in auditing websites and native mobile applications to ensure they meet WCAG 2.1 Level AA standards. Your work will involve thorough documentation, utilization of various testing tools, and collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to enhance the accessibility of digital platforms.

Key Responsibilities

Auditing: Conduct comprehensive audits of websites and native mobile applications to ensure they comply with WCAG 2.1 Level AA guidelines.
Documentation: Thoroughly document findings in a clear and consistent manner, providing actionable recommendations for remediation.
Tool Utilization: Use a variety of automated and semi-automated testing tools, such as WAVE, ARC Toolkit, aXe browser extension, and ANDI, to identify and catalog WCAG defects.
Code Evaluation: Evaluate HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code to identify accessibility issues and suggest fixes.
Team Collaboration: Work closely with developers, project managers, and other auditors on multiple projects simultaneously.
Communication: Effectively communicate via video conferencing (Zoom), Slack, and email.
Peer Review: Review and provide constructive feedback on teammates' auditing and documentation work.

Required Skills and Qualifications

WCAG 2.1 Expertise: Excellent knowledge and practical application of WCAG 2.1 guidelines on websites and native mobile applications.
Assistive Technologies: Intermediate level familiarity with VoiceOver, TalkBack, JAWS, NVDA, screen magnification software, and voice-to-text.
Testing Tools: Familiarity with automated and semi-automated testing tools.
HTML: Advanced knowledge, particularly in the correct semantic usage of HTML.
CSS & JavaScript: Basic familiarity.
ARIA: Intermediate knowledge of ARIA 1.1 specification and ARIA patterns.
Team Player: Ability to work well in a collaborative environment.
Communication: Excellent English communication skills and the ability to convey complex or technical information clearly.
Attention to Detail: High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Process Adherence: Ability to follow process documentation and instructions.
Learning Agility: Willingness to acquire new skills related to accessibility.

Desired Skills

Advanced ARIA: Advanced knowledge of ARIA 1.1 specification and ARIA patterns.
CSS & JavaScript: Intermediate to advanced knowledge.
CMS Backends: Familiarity with Shopify, BigCommerce, Webflow, and WordPress.
E-commerce & Mobile Apps: Experience auditing e-commerce websites and native mobile applications.
3rd Party Content: Familiarity with accessibility issues related to third-party embeds, plugins, and iframes, and the ability to determine when content has been generated from them.

Timezone Expectations

At Zenyth, our core working hours are between 7:00 AM and 3:30 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST). We value collaboration and believe that overlapping work hours are essential for effective communication and teamwork. Therefore, we expect all employees to have a minimum of 5-6 hours of work time that overlaps with our core hours.

This ensures that you can actively participate in team meetings, collaborate on projects, and be available for any urgent tasks or discussions that may arise during these hours. If you are in a different timezone, please consider this requirement carefully to ensure that you can commit to this overlap before applying for the position.

By aligning our work hours, we aim to create a cohesive team environment that fosters communication, enhances productivity, and allows us to better serve the needs of our clients in creating accessible digital experiences.

What We Offer

Flexible Schedule.
Fully remote work.
Paid U.S. holidays
Opportunity to become an expert in accessible web practices, testing, and reporting.
A supportive and collaborative work environment.
Upskilling in accessibility best practices.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send a resume and cover letter to careers@zenythgroup.com. Please include examples of your work, especially any projects that demonstrate your expertise in accessibility auditing.

Join Zenyth and contribute to a more accessible digital world. We look forward to receiving your application!

Salary Range: $50000 - $59999

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