[NFBWATLK] Fwd: Accessibility and Usability Testers Search

Marci Carpenter mjc59 at comcast.net
Tue Apr 25 16:53:24 UTC 2017



> Begin forwarded message:
> 
> From: Kevin Daniel <kdaniel29 at ymail.com>
> Subject: Accessibility and Usability Testers Search
> Date: April 24, 2017 at 4:31:04 PM PDT
> To: Marci Carpenter <mjc59 at comcast.net>, "jobs-owner at nfbnet.org" <jobs-owner at nfbnet.org>
> Reply-To: Kevin Daniel <kdaniel29 at ymail.com>
> 
> Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
> 
> Title:               Accessibility/Usability Tester
>  
> Location:             Seattle, Washington
> Dept.:                  Employee and Community Services 
> Reports to:          Accessibility Manager
> Hours:                 Part-Time, Monday - Friday
> Salary:                D.O.E.
>  
> Summary:
> There is a growing trend in the United States; demand letters and lawsuits pouring in to businesses, alleging website inaccessibility in violation of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
> Now that much, if not most, of our business and personal transactions take place online, it's increasingly critical that businesses and other organizations remove barriers to access by people with disabilities.
> Are you passionate about coding?  Do inaccessible websites and software frustrate you when you know how easy access for all is to accomplish?  Does finding an elegant solution to a complex problem make your day?  
>  
> The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. Accessibility Team is looking for enthusiastic developers and testers who want to make a real difference in the lives of people with disabilities, by testing and evaluating websites and software for accessibility, usability, and by developing accessible code geared toward the principles of universal design.
>  
> Our customers include high tech firms, software development companies, and government agencies.
> 
>  
> 
> If you are interested in making the world a more accessible place, please submit your application materials today.
>  
> Essential Job Functions:
>  
> ·      Participate in on-site and off-site accessibility and usability testing projects at direction of Accessibility Manager
> ·      Utilize knowledge of accessibility best practices to evaluate websites and software to identify accessibility and/or usability bugs and issues
> ·      Utilize bug report software to compile detailed defect lists and reports
> ·      Effectively utilize web accessibility testing tools such as screen reading software (JAWS, NVDA, Window Eyes) and magnification tools (ZoomText, Magic)
> ·      Provide ongoing accessibility feedback to developers and other stakeholders, including suggested specific code fixes
>  
> Minimum Requirements: <applewebdata://5D2CEED3-50FB-405D-A16E-24ABD195D762> <applewebdata://5D2CEED3-50FB-405D-A16E-24ABD195D762>
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> Degree in Computer Science or related field
> 
> Two plus years professional experience in accessibility/usability testing and evaluation
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> Thorough knowledge of Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 requirements
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> Thorough knowledge of accessibility software including screen readers and magnification tools
> 
> Junior through senior level experience desired with: JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS, JavaScript frameworks such as Ember, Angular or Vue.js
> 
> • Experience with iOS and Android development is an asset.
> • Experience with web-based Java development is an asset.
> • Experience with developing software using Agile software development is an asset
>  
>  Equal Opportunity Employer, Male / Female / Persons with Disabilities / VEVRAA
>  
> FEDERAL CONTRACTOR
> 
> Please apply online at: ww.seattlelighthouse.org



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