Digital Accessibility Specialist

Location: Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 20 days ago
Contact: Pragna Katta
Discipline:
Reference: 248675

Title: Digital Accessibility Specialist

Locations: Canberra

Type: Contract

Essential Skills:

  • At least five (5) years of experience working in a fast-paced and multi-disciplinary team delivering high-quality and wide-ranging accessibility-related outputs.
  • A detailed understanding of WCAG guidelines. Including how it is commonly interpreted and applied, and its shortcomings and limitations
  • A solid knowledge of interaction and content design principles, best practices, and industry trends
  • Knowledge of ARIA and related WAI documentation, and of how ARIA can be used in complex user interface design and development
  • A strong attention to detail and a focus on delivering high-quality outputs consistently and sometimes under pressure
  • A well-developed ability to present complex ideas visually, orally, and in writing to diverse audiences concisely and persuasively

Desirable Skills

  • Basic skills with and knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript or common front-end frameworks or libraries
  • An understanding of how people with disability use digital products and systems and the functional impact of impairments, injury, and health conditions on accessibility
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with common assistive technologies such as screen magnifiers, speech-to-text applications, screen readers, and operating system accessibility features and accessibility-related utilities
  • A passion for inclusive design with a collaborative, open and nurturing approach to communicating accessibility requirements.

Apply Now and for more information, please contact Pragna Katta on 02 6245 1706 quoting Job Reference: 248675