Web Accessibility Specialist

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Promet Source, a Chicago based web and mobile application development company, is looking to hire a Web Accessibility Specialist to work with its established team of Drupal professionals. We provide a fun, supportive environment with tons of opportunities for learning.  The Web Accessibility Specialist is responsible for identifying and suggesting potential solutions for accessibility barriers based on the WCAG 2.0 standards and compliance with the ADA, Section 508, as well as other accessibility related laws.  

We are looking for a full time/part time Web Accessibility Specialist with great organizational and interpersonal skills that is an experienced multi-tasker. They must have experience in leading all aspects of web accessibility and want to be a part of a fun, collaborative team of individuals.  


We are a technology firm that delivers web and mobile development solutions and provides ongoing support.  Our clients include many Higher Education clients, high volume eCommerce applications as well as startups. As a leading technology provider of web services, we focus on complex web development, Open Source CMS support and iOS mobile applications. We are dedicated to open source software solutions by providing managed services for Drupal-based websites, products, and applications.

Qualifications:

  • Certification(s) in web accessibility
  • 5+ years of experience in web accessibility analysis, design and development experience
  • Ability to analyze code and knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, and ARIA elements
  • Knowledge of standards including Section 508, Section 508 Refresh, WCAG 2.0 Level A, AA and AAA
  • Experience with accessibility tools including JAWS, VoiceOver, Zoomtext, FireEyes is required
  • Understanding of the four principles of web accessibility POUR (Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust) and the guidelines of each
  • Extensive knowledge of web communication accessibility barriers is essential
  • CPACC, WAS or other accessibility certification is preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of cross-platform and browser compatibility issues
  • Ability to communicate to a wide range of project stakeholders (e.g. Executives, Managers, Designers, Developers, Testers)
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve by recommending best solutions on accessibility standards
  • Experience working with Accessibility Tools (automation tools)
  • Must be self-motivated, result oriented and a strong team player

 

Promet Offers:

Competitive base salary with bonus structure

Great benefits

Profit sharing and 401K

Paid Time Off

Ability for Upward Mobility

Fun and Challenging work environment

Office socials, events, and lunches

Fast growing technology company

Casual office setting