[Athen] Job description for creating alternate descriptions

chagnon at pubcom.com chagnon at pubcom.com
Mon Dec 7 11:53:34 PST 2020

We suggest our clients call the position an "Accessibility Editor."

One of the tasks is writing Alt-text for graphics, but other tasks include:

* Writing Metadata / File Properties (the Subject/Description is very
* Writing Captions and Summaries when appropriate.
* Maintaining the hierarchy of heading levels throughout the document.
* Maintaining clear, plain language.
* Ensuring a logical reading order.

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Bevi Chagnon | Designer, Accessibility Technician |
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Subject: [Athen] Job description for creating alternate descriptions


I hope everyone is doing well. I'm looking for an example of a job
description for someone who would create alternate descriptions for images.
If you have one, please share. Also any resources you can point me to where
I might find examples would be greatly appreciated.


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Alice D. Wershing, M.Ed., A.T.P., C.P.A.C.C.

Disability Services, Technology Specialist

TNecampus Accessibility Specialist

Pellissippi State Technical Community College


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