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Web Accessibility Specialist

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Jul 23, 2019

Metro Detroit, MI

Freelance

Agent: Brandon A.

Job #: 150163

Job Description

Vitamin T is currently in search of a Web Accessibility Specialist for our client in Metro Detroit. This is a freelance role!

Performs accessibility reviews and audits for websites and electronic documents. Provides written remediation recommendations to stakeholders on accessibility or usability issues. 

Provides expert web accessibility and digital technical assistance. Leads efforts to create and implement training programs for Computer and Information Technology and other impacted employees regarding accessible website design, electronic document accessibility and the use of assistive software in navigating websites. Creates and maintains the web accessibility resource website. 

Conducts accessibility-testing that aids in the accessibility review of campus and third-party websites, web applications and electronic documents. Creates standard templates and automated test scripts for testing applications that are in compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). 

Develops and implements initiatives for assessing the accessibility of online resources. Creates accessibility standards, policies and procedures when appropriate, ensuring updates are implemented as necessary. 

Performs accessibility reviews and provides written remediation recommendations on third-party applications that are being evaluated for purchase. Works with third-party vendors and the procurement partners to ensure procurement of accessible products and improve the accessibility of third-party products. 

Identifies industry approaches and best practices for compliance with accessibility requirements that pertain to web and digital accessibility. Leads efforts to implement when appropriate. 

Performs other duties as assigned.

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