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UI Web Accessibility Developer - Contract
Ref No.: 19-00639
Location: New York, New York
The Role:

The developer will work closely with UX design teams in implementing accessible UI components:

  • be a subject matter expert in accessibility and coach other dev teams on best practices
  • analyze websites and mobile apps for compliance with WCAG compliance using manual testing, automated tools, and assistive technologies
  • fix or rewrite code in websites and mobile apps to be accessible
  • code, conduct code reviews, and test software as needed

Our UI tech stack includes the Angular framework, TypeScript, SCSS, RxJS, Adobe Analytics, and Cordova.

Skills Required:
  • 7+ years of experience building responsive websites
  • Expertise in web and mobile accessibility, including WCAG 2.1 and WAI-ARIA guidelines
  • Experience with screen reader software (JAWS, VoiceOver, NVDA)
  • Experience in remediating accessibility issues in websites, mobile applications, and PDF documents
  • Strong grasp of user experience
  • Excellent in JavaScript and CSS
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to reproduce a visual design exactly using CSS and HTML
  • Strong communication skills and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Angular, TypeScript, and SCSS