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UX Accessibility Designer

Remote (with EST Hours)
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Salary (USD):

$55-70/hr DOE

Start Date:

As soon as possible

Aquent Studios is looking for a Accessibility Designer for our client with experience working in a fast-paced, and evolving environment. As a key member of the UX accessibility team, you will help ensure that features delivered through their UX organization are built with accessibility in mind by providing accessibility design and annotation support, as well as contributing to accessibility guidelines and documentation to be leveraged by cross functional teams.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Elevate product quality by providing accessibility design and annotation support to product teams.
  • Advise product, design and engineering teams (iOS, Android and Web) on accessibility best practices and accessibility related decisions.
  • Help Investigate the use technology and automation to simplify and enhance how accessibility is achieved.
  • Contribute accessible guidelines and documentation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to champion accessibility and inclusive design principles, ensuring adherence to latest WCAG accessibility standards
  • Act as a subject matter expert on accessibility, staying abreast of industry trends, standards, and regulations

 

Background/Experience

  • 5+ years UX experience
  • 2+ years of experience with digital accessibility or inclusive design
  • Experience working within a large design team preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail, strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to be self-driven
  • Knowledge and experience with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 accessibility standards and guidelines
  • Knowledge of disability law including but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 508, and Affordable Care Act Section 1557
  • Knowledge of assistive technology and contributing to design systems for digital products 
  • Proficient with testing using keyboard only, switch devices, screen reader(s) such as NVDA, JAWS, VoiceOver and Talkback and accessibility assessment, inspection & evaluation tools
  • Experience using project management tools (e.g. Jira, Airtable)
     

Education
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

 

Bonus

CPACC certification

 

Compensation Range: $55-70/hr DOE 

The range provided is our reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. The actual amount may be higher or lower, based on factors such as experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and location.

Client Description

Aquent Studios is a global creative studio that delivers scale, speed and efficiency to the world’s most recognized brands.  We create the work that matters the most to them—work that has a real impact on their business.       As an Aquent Studio team member, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the largest and most influential companies in the world, solving design challenges and extending their brands across tactic types and platforms, including digital design, UI/UX, video, motion, content, print design, web development, and more. If you want to do work that matters in a collaborative setting that values ingenuity and personal growth, you have found the right place!

AQUENT STUDIOS: Why work with us?

  • Career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands
  • Excellent health and dental insurance subsidized
  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401(k), FSA’s and voluntary insurance programs
  • Paid weekly​
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay
  • Access to free training and continuing education