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Accessibility Architect

Date posted 12/06/2018 Requisition Number: 231562BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Zip Code: 80111 Area of Interest: Engineering/Technical Operations, Graphics/Design, Information Technology Services, Telecommunications Position Type: Full Time
JOB SUMMARY
Design highly complex accessibility-based products and features that directly impact the consumer experience. Design innovative solutions by collaborating with all involved teams and support new and existing features across multiple applications.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • SME of Accessibility standards and methodology
  • Works with the Director of Accessibility to define enterprise Accessibility strategy
  • Provides Accessibility leadership within digital applications from concept to launch
  • Advocate for the disabled customer experience within the organizatio
  • Trains Designers and Developers on proper standards
  • Works closely with the UI/UX and developments teams to support standards, define application interactions, and perform usability testing
  • Works within cross-functional team to understand expectations, priorities, and necessary deliverables
  • Documents, communicates and presents design ideas to fellow team members, stakeholders, executives, and clients
  • Leads brainstorming sessions, and design/development reviews to help solve problems
  • Fully engaged and positive member of a collaborative team
  • Mentors other Accessibility designers
  • Manages multiple priorities and project timelines
  • Ensures the health of the product, feature, and relationships with clients
  • Delegates tasks, provide feedback and critique

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Basic understanding of Web-based Accessibility standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience creating highly-detailed annotated wireframes, user flows, and process flows within consumer applications
  • Understanding of platform specific nomenclature
  • The ability to sketch and generate big-picture ideas for early-stage Accessibility work
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to be self-directed when needed
  • Strong client (presentation) communication skills and the ability to present and sell ideas to various audiences (technical and non-technical)
  • Experience with project estimation
  • Experience planning and facilitating user research and usability tests with disabled users
  • Experience leading complex Accessibility projects
  • Ability to delegate and manage multiple projects and deliverables
Education
Bachelor's degree in Design / HCI / Related Field , or equivalent real world experience.

Related Work Experience
Accessibility experience: 9–12 years with at least 60% focus on testing
Expert knowledge of common user tools (screen readers, etc.)

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office environment

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