Front End Developer - Diverse accessibility requirements

£485 per day | London | Contract

IQ Talent Solutions

Posted 6 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

Front End Developer - Diverse accessibility requirements

We're looking for a talented Front-end developer with experience developing for diverse accessibility requirements. This individual will ensure our approach to access needs and digital inclusion is coherent, professionally managed and of high quality. We want someone who is passionate about meeting the needs of all users. The Front-end developer will help ensure accessibility of technology for people with disabilities and older users, with an emphasis on accessibility of Web technologies and guidelines.

Must have:

* Minimum of 3 years accessibility experience
* Expert knowledge of existing and emerging accessibility regulation and guidelines and standards, including in-depth knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG version 2.1)
* Understand accessibility evaluation tools and have effective working knowledge of disabilities and older users, with regard to accessibility of the web
* Effective working knowledge of accessibility verification tools, assistive technologies, and accessibility standards
* Strong background in web development with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WAI- ARIA
* Experience with assistive technologies across multiple platforms, including screen readers, magnification, and read-aloud tools
* Experience making informed, practical and evidence based-recommendations to avoid or resolve accessibility and inclusion issues
* Experience creating and executing plans for auditing and testing services against accessibility standards, using manual testing, automated tools and assistive technologies on a range of devices

Key Activity:

* Perform accessibility audits of web pages, and mobile apps, using accessibility testing tools and assistive technology products
* Write up audit reports, describing accessibility issues and recommendations for resolving them
* Update Web content to ensure WCAG Compliance.
* Maintain updated resource materials for ongoing WCAG Compliance.

Please do get in touch for a full detailed job spec.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.