[Athen] FW: [a11ybay] job opportunities

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Tue Jan 3 12:36:56 PST 2017

>From the Bay Area Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup Group

Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 11:46 AM
To: a11ybay-announce at meetup.com
Subject: [a11ybay] job opportunities

Here are a few digital accessibility job opportunities to kick-off 2017.

Apple's Accessibility Policy and Initiatives team has two openings:
Accessibility Policy and Initiatives Manager
Marketing and Community Engagement Manager

The TMAP2.0 project is seeking GIS Developers for Consultation or Contract From Joshua Miele: "Basically we're doing a ground-up rebuild of TMAP
-- a tool I developed a decade ago for automating the production of tactile street maps www.ski.org/project/tactile-map-automated-production-tmap.
Before beginning the rebuild we want to connect with smart developers with skills in this area, both to reality check our requirements and to implement the tool in collaboration with our team."
Info on the opportunity and to apply

WCAG Accessibility Specialist at Kaiser (40% remote, 60% onsite in Pleasanton)
Contact: Abhilash Dhiman, Sr. Technical Recruiter Abhilash.Dhiman at artechinfo.com "We are seeking a Front End Developer & WCAG Accessibility Specialist to provide UI coding support for Kaiser Permanente's Web presence.
This work involves coding, testing, and debugging for the web presentation layer using HTML, CSS, Javascript, and accessibility principles.
In addition to the job description please provide the following information:
Top 3-5 Daily Responsibilities:
1. Development for production and/or prototyping, including:
a. Translate concepts and mockups to into WCAG 2.0 AA
compliant prototypes and completed web pages while adhering to design specifications
b. Manually coding, testing, and debugging HTML, CSS, and
Javascript according to internal standards, guidelines and in accordance with industry best practices
c. Ensuring cross-browser compatibility and compliance
with accessibility guidelines
2. Collaboration with technical writer/editors, user
experience designers, application developers, and/or project managers on project work
3. Explaining technical concepts and constraints to
non-technical team members
4. Mentoring other front end developers on best practices,
front end infrastructure (e.g. GIT, SASS) and frameworks (e.g.
Bootstrap, Angular)
Top 3-5 Required Skills:
1. Proficiency in hand coded HTML, CSS, and Javascript
2. Proficiency in implementing accessibility standards (WCAG 2.0 AA)
3. Experience in WAI-ARIA implementation
4. Extensive knowledge and experience with assistive
technologies (e.g., JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver).
5. Experience with Responsive Web Design techniques and concepts
6. Solid understanding of cross browser compatibilities
Desired Skills:
1. Experience with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM),
TeamSite, or other enterprise content management systems
2. Experience with accessibility audit and quality
assurance tools and processes
3. Experience in front end development infrastructure and
frameworks such as JQuery, SASS, Bootstrap, Git, Grunt, Bower, and Angular
4. Expertise in Responsive Web Design
5. Experience with Agile and/or Lean UX
Soft Skills:
1. Accuracy, reliability, and excellent attention to detail
2. Ability to work with little supervision, tight
timelines, and competing priorities
3. Experience working in multidisciplinary teams
4. Strong communication and interpersonal skills
5. Ability to cross-train and mentor"

Jennison Mark Asuncion
Bay Area Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup http://www.meetup.com/a11ybay Co-Founder, Toronto Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup http://www.meetup.com/a11yto

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