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Randstad Digital Accessibility Specialist in Englewood, Colorado

Digital Accessibility Specialist

job details:

  • location:Englewood, CO

  • salary:$60.16 - $67.68 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, February 18, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Health Care and Social Assistance

  • reference:822369

job description

Digital Accessibility Specialist

job summary:

  • Responsible for researching, defining, and implementing accessibility processes and tools across multiple websites within digital product portfolio.

  • This includes working closely with multiple external partners and internal stakeholders to ensure the company delivers an inclusive digital experience by enforcing compliance with the latest regulatory standards for web accessibility, both as part of ongoing digital operations and enterprise level digital projects.

  • As the primary point of contact for web accessibility, the Digital Accessibility Specialist will establish and maintain scalable governance controls necessary in achieving the required level of accessibility throughout the development lifecycle.

  • Will also work to define, prioritize, and incorporate both compulsory and voluntary web accessibility changes within the overall digital product roadmap.

  • Will balance focus across both current and future digital experiences by remaining informed of global and domestic accessibility standards and best practices, while developing, maintaining, and socializing digital accessibility standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain a digital accessibility plan that encompasses all digital properties in accordance with applicable regulatory standards and best practices.

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to effectively assess, mitigate, and respond to related needs or issues.

  • Collaborate with the web operations and digital product teams to accurately define the business impact and prioritize accessibility-related enhancements or defects.

  • Establish accessibility health measures and communicate performance based on such measures to various stakeholders on a regular basis.

  • Proactively detect, analyze, and socialize potential accessibility issues that may exist outside the web operations or digital product management workstreams.

  • Contribute to refinements in digital content publishing workflows to improve quality.

  • Facilitate informal training to members of the web operations team on best practices for maintaining accessible experiences as part of existing or alternate manual workflows.

Relevant Skills & Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in implementing tools, processes, and procedures to enforce web accessibility standards.

  • strong understanding of ADA, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

  • Experience testing for and contributing to the remediation of accessibility barriers in web and native mobile application

  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

  • Skilled in project management, highly organized, and detail oriented.

  • Self-starter.

  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Education: Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Digital Marketing, Information Security or Related Field,

  • Experience: 5+ Years relevant digital experience

location: Englewood, Colorado

job type: Contract

salary: $60.16 - 67.68 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

  • Responsible for researching, defining, and implementing accessibility processes and tools across multiple websites within digital product portfolio.

  • This includes working closely with multiple external partners and internal stakeholders to ensure the company delivers an inclusive digital experience by enforcing compliance with the latest regulatory standards for web accessibility, both as part of ongoing digital operations and enterprise level digital projects.

  • As the primary point of contact for web accessibility, the Digital Accessibility Specialist will establish and maintain scalable governance controls necessary in achieving the required level of accessibility throughout the development lifecycle.

  • Will also work to define, prioritize, and incorporate both compulsory and voluntary web accessibility changes within the overall digital product roadmap.

  • Will balance focus across both current and future digital experiences by remaining informed of global and domestic accessibility standards and best practices, while developing, maintaining, and socializing digital accessibility standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain a digital accessibility plan that encompasses all digital properties in accordance with applicable regulatory standards and best practices.

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to effectively assess, mitigate, and respond to related needs or issues.

  • Collaborate with the web operations and digital product teams to accurately define the business impact and prioritize accessibility-related enhancements or defects.

  • Establish accessibility health measures and communicate performance based on such measures to various stakeholders on a regular basis.

  • Proactively detect, analyze, and socialize potential accessibility issues that may exist outside the web operations or digital product management workstreams.

  • Contribute to refinements in digital content publishing workflows to improve quality.

  • Facilitate informal training to members of the web operations team on best practices for maintaining accessible experiences as part of existing or alternate manual workflows.

Relevant Skills & Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in implementing tools, processes, and procedures to enforce web accessibility standards.

  • strong understanding of ADA, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

  • Experience testing for and contributing to the remediation of accessibility barriers in web and native mobile application

  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

  • Skilled in project management, highly organized, and detail oriented.

  • Self-starter.

  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Education: Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Digital Marketing, Information Security or Related Field,

  • Experience: 5+ Years relevant digital experience

qualifications:

  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 5 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors

skills:

  • Digital Marketing

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

For Colorado Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $15.00 to $25.00/hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

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