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Digital Accessibility Specialist

Job Details

Location
Melbourne
Salary
Day Rate $
Job Type
Contract
Ref
JO-2010-543405
Contact
Kylie McManus
Posted
25 days ago
Opportunity
Long term contract of 12-24 months with a Federal Agency based in Melbourne. The Digital Accessibility Specialist supports the design and development of existing and future digital apps, products and web sites.

The Experience Design team is a small and close-knit group of distributed professionals (Canberra/Melbourne) who strive to make a difference to customers (Providers and Participants).

This is a very important "thought leadership" role to deliver world-class accessible digital products and systems. 

Essential criteria
  • Expert knowledge of WCAG 2.1 and how it is commonly interpreted and applied
  • Inclusive user experience, and user interface design principles and best practices
  • A solid knowledge of interaction and content design principles, best practices, and industry trends
  • Basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript or common front-end frameworks or libraries
  • Knowledge of ARIA and related WAI documentation, and of how ARIA can be used in complex user interface design and development
  • An understanding of how people with disability use digital products and systems and the functional impact of impairments, injury, and health conditions on accessibility
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with common assistive technologies such as screen magnifiers, speech-to-text applications, screen readers, and operating system accessibility features and accessibility-related utilities
  • A well-developed ability to present complex ideas in person and virtually

This is a great opportunity for a passionate Accessibility Specialist to make a difference and highly inclusive, accessible digital eco-system which will support Australians with lived experience with disability.

APPLY TODAY !

jarrodd.edwards@talentinternational.com | 0438 661 623
kylie.mcmanus@talentinternational.com | 0408 388 680