web accessibility specialist (aoda/wcag) in toronto

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job type
temporary
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job details

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location
toronto, ontario
job category
Technologies
job type
temporary
reference number
2101785PROEN
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job description

Our Toronto Public Sector client is looking to hire experienced Web Accessibility Specialists for an exciting 12 month project to start.

Qualifications
It is important that the services be undertaken by Web Accessibility Specialists who can
demonstrate specific knowledge of and experience in performing similar work for projects of a
comparable nature, size and scope, as detailed below.
Experience and Qualifications:
1. 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience making accessibility improvements to
legacy and new web applications and related digital content within large organizations
2. 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience using front-end development technologies
(HTML5, CCS3, JQuery, Bootstrap, Angular) to build mobile responsive web
applications using agile methods that conform to the Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA including understanding technology
limitations and constraints
3. 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience conducting web accessibility testing against
the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA success
criteria using assistive technologies and testing tools (NVDA, VoiceOver, JAWS,
WebAIM Wave, Nu HTML, Colour Contrast Analyzers, aChecker, Tenon, WorldSpace)
4. 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience leveraging inclusive design techniques to
identify and remove barriers by design to ensure a positive user experience for all users
5. 2+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience working with people with a diverse range
of abilities
Technical Abilities:
6. IAAP Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) or equivalent credentials is
an asset
7. Excellent communication, facilitation, and presentation skills to all levels of staff
8. Excellent knowledge and awareness of disabilities including visual, auditory, physical,
speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities
9. Excellent ability to coach, mentor, and train business and technical teams on digital
accessibility processes, best practices, and tools
10. Proficiency with Windows 10, Mobile OS (iOS, Android), MS Office 2013+
applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint), SDLC Tools (JIRA,
GitHub, MS TFS, HPE ALM), Accessibility Testing Tools, Adobe Acrobat Pro

For immediate consideration, apply online today!
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