Technical Lead- Web Accessibility

  • Bangalore
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 7-10 years
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  • 14 Feb 2017

  • Software Design & Development

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

The Web Accessibility Specialist is primarily responsible for analyzing web applications and providing detailed feedback on how to make them fully accessible, primarily focused on WCAG 2.0 guidelines and ADA Section 508 compliance.

The specialist should have a thorough understanding of common accessibility software and devices. They should be skillful at communicating their findings effectively and be able to implement these changes directly into the code (HTML/CSS/JavaScript).

Responsibilities :

- Review and certify web pages (desktop/mobile) for accessibility

- Should be capable of testing, finding the defects, explain why things aren't working and should also provide solution

- Organize requirements and collaborate with developers to ensure that WCAG guidelines are followed and requirements are met

- Should work with other accessibility specialists (mostly onshore) to maintain standards and accomplish project requirements

Good understanding of :

- HTML/CSS/JavaScript

- W3C WCAG 2.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines)

- ADA Section 508

- WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative, Accessible Rich Internet Applications)

- Knowledge of accessibility related software (screen readers), such as NVDA/JAWS/VoiceOver/ZoomText/DNS (Dragon Naturally Speaking)/Windows Eyes- Key Board only accessibility

- Mobile accessibility

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Javascript Section 508 Compliance Html Css

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