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UX Designer

Ascon Soft

Portland, OR,UNITED STATES

TITLE: UX Designer
Location: Portland, OR
Duration: 4 months
Requirements: 10 years of experience and Lead UX Design, Web accessibility for 5 y, WCAG 2.0, W3C/WAI Portfolio

JD:
Ideal Accessibility Specialist candidates will have:
4+ years working and 1+ year of consulting in the field of web accessibility.
Expert understanding of the current accessibility environment:
Expert familiarity with legislative and industry-based standards such as W3C/WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, WAI-ARIA, and ADA Section 508 guidelines.
Passion about current challenges in web accessibility.
Active participation in professional web accessibility circles, with experience organizing discussions, groups, and initiatives.

Extensive technical experience:
Proficiency with modern front-end web development (including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript).
Provide code samples and suggestions in JavaScript and HTML/CSS
Knowledge of web architecture (including asynchronous interactions, JavaScript middleware, and application development).
Experience with assistive technology such as JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, and Window Eyes, as well as accessibility features in Windows and Mac.
Familiarity with commercial web accessibility evaluation and reporting tools.
Understanding of user experiences (including complex online tasks and mobile- and device-centric interaction).
Track record of successfully applying accessible design principles to the web development process.

Excellent communication skills:
Ability to serve as the Salesforce web accessibility spokesperson internally, for Salesforce partners, and for the public.
Capacity to effectively disseminate and implement organization-wide accessibility standards once the standards are established.
Dexterity to lead and facilitate both detail-focused training sessions and strategic executive-level discussions.

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