Accessibility Tester in Chicago, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

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Job Description

Accessibility Tester
Duration: 18+ month contract
Location: Chicago, IL 60607
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Accessibility Tester for one of our clients in the Chicagoland area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
  • Hands on Accessibility Tester with experience of quality assurance, testing, access needs and inclusion
  • Strong experience with assessing compliance to WCAG2.1 (or 2.0) to level AA
  • Understanding of digital service design and product development lifecycles
  • Use of common web-technologies including CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Use of accessibility testing tools to determine issues and potential fixes
  • Use of accessibility tools like NVDA, JAWS, Switch Access, and/or ZoomText to enable assessments
  • General awareness of technical, legal and compliance issues related to accessibility Day-to-Day responsibilities
  • Undertaking a brief initial assessment of a product to determine an appropriate accessibility test approach
  • Briefly describing the plan, including what will be covered and any technical dependencies
  • Assessing products against at least WCAG2.1 level AA using a range of methods, tools and approaches
  • Producing simple reports highlighting issues around accessibility and the impacts
  • Working with various QA and vendor/partner teams to help with fixes and re-testing
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and the concepts of web/mobile accessibility
  • Current knowledge on the range of assistive technologies individuals with disabilities use day-to-day
  • Experience with training small and/or large groups of people (in person and/or remotely)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivated and proactive with use of good judgment
  • Confident individual who can work across different media with accessibility
  • Ability to manage diverse workload
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills

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Qcualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.