Accessibility Consultant in St. Louis, MO at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 6/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Accessibility Consultant:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for an Accessibility Consultant. In this role the consultant will help us to execute upon an high-priority project to remediate several vendor and internal platforms/documents to be compliant with WCAG 2.0 A & AA. Our client is interested in finding someone who has experience with and the following skills:

Skills/Requirements:

  • Hands-on experience using Assistive Technologies, like JAWS, NVDA, Mac VoiceOver, iOS VoiceOver, Android Talkback, High Contrast Mode & magnification settings, keyboard-only, ZoomText, Dragon Naturally Speaking to evaluate accessibility compliance of digital platforms and content
  • Experience consulting on accessible design and/or code and/or digital content (more than just having had worked on one project)
  • Strong knowledge of WCAG 2.0/2.1
  • Ability to closely collaborate with Technology and Business teams to solve for complex issues, negotiating for the most accessible design given existing constraints
  • Act as the main liaison with external design or development vendors
  • Educate the vendor on accessibility requirements and how Assistive Technologies work
  • Answer questions and test their work for accessibility compliance
  • Own the day to day communications with the vendor
  • Track progress towards defect resolution, and report out status regularly

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.