Accessibility Consultant

Options Executive Search Pvt. Ltd
  • Hyderabad
  • Confidential
  • 8-12 years
  • 247 Views
  • 12 Mar 2015
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  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Job Description:

Interacts with US and India teams and understand user needs on Accessibility.
Participate in user acceptance testing (as needed or appropriate)
Develop standards and practices required to support developers, testers and other stakeholders.
Provide consultation and guidance during the design phase
Work with members of the User Experience team to ensure that their output meets Accessibility standards and guidelines
Create annotations to help convey accessibility considerations to the design and development teams
Identify design direction that requires further accessibility research
If a prototype is necessary to perform that research then provide guidance to prototype development team to ensure that accessibility considerations are included in the implementation
Prototypes and proof of concepts
Test prototypes as well as new patterns in development to ensure usability when considering (but not limited to) various disabilities and combinations of AT, browser settings and interface hardware (keyboard, touch, etc.)

Skills

10+ years expert-level user Assistive Technologies
1. Any individual or combination of the following:
2 Screen readers such as JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver
3 Screen magnification tools
4 Alternate computer interfaces
5. Keyboards, voice recognition, switches, etc.

3+ years expert-level user mobile screen reader
VoiceOver, TalkBack

5+ years as an accessibility specialist
Working directly with web application design team to ensure that Accessibility concepts are understood and incorporated into design deliverables
1. Iteraction design best practices
2. Visual design best practices
3. Content best practices

Responsible for defining, leading and developing project tasks
Recommends options or solutions that meet a business need and desired functionality
Selects the most relevant tools/techniques to meet specific client requirements
Lead work streams in a larger program and directing the work of staff
Identifies and solves problems using analysis, experience and technical expertise.
Develops solutions to problems through application of personal experience and methods and tools; validates solutions with subject matter experts.


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