Freelance Accessibility Specialist

ScribeConcepts - Remote - Part time

Apply at: www.scribe.ink/accessibility-specialist

Overview: Consulting Accessibility Specialist

The ScribeConcepts Accessibility Specialist will serve as a key advisor for both clients and internal ScribeConcepts stakeholders on Accessibility strategy and requirements needed to achieve project goals.

  • Status: Consultant: Part-time, hourly
  • Rate: Negotiable

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Advise client and ScribeConcepts stakeholders on requirements needed to meet accessibility standards per project needs in order to inform workflow/project strategy.
  • Develop resources for content, editorial, and visual design teams to achieve project goals as relates to accessibility requirements.
  • Advise, summarize, and document rationale for recommendations and approach to reach accessibility compliance (via remediation or new development).
  • Collaborate with content, editorial, and visual design teams to educate on accessibility best practices through guidance, consulting, and training.
  • Draft and maintain accessibility compliance framework across projects and teams.
  • Advise leadership team on accessibility best practices to maintain quality, efficiency, and stay on top of industry demands.
  • Serve as accessibility expert for various compliance standards in the K-12 educational curriculum publishing industry.
  • Remain knowledgeable and informed of new and emerging accessibility guidelines as they develop.

QualificationsRequired:

  • Expert knowledge of WCAG and NIMAC standards and accessibility requirements, specifically in the K-12 educational curriculum industry.
  • Expertise with accessibility and assistive technology testing tools (screen readers, color contrast checkers, braille readers, etc.).
  • Substantial experience writing and developing accessibility recommendations.
  • Strong knowledge and experience auditing existing products for accessibility needs.
  • Strong knowledge of inclusive design principles.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to expertly provide feedback in a considerate manner.
  • Ability to develop precise and explicit documentation and guidelines.
  • Capable of successfully managing/advising on multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.

Preferred:

  • W3 Accessibility Certified.
  • Experience providing accessibility trainings.

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

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