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Accessibility Designer

Posted By Rosie McAlister Sydney | Warrane.
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Start Date:

13 May, 2024

Experience Designer to join our team on a 6-month rolling contract, based in Sydney | Warrane.

You’ll be a champion for accessibility, ensuring all our products and services are inclusive and usable by everyone, regardless of ability.

🗓️ 12 months Contract

📍Location: Sydney | Warrane

Hybrid: 3 days in the Office / 2 days remote

 

About You:

 

  • Experience as UX/UI Designer with a strong focus on accessibility.
  • You possess in-depth knowledge of WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) 2.1 and best practices for accessible design across web, mobile, and desktop platforms.
  • You have a proven track record of implementing accessibility solutions into the design process effectively.
  • You’re a clear and concise communicator with excellent stakeholder management skills. You can confidently advocate for accessibility with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • You’re a team player who thrives in a collaborative environment.
  • You have a strong portfolio showcasing your design skills and commitment to accessibility.

 

Bonus Points:

 

  • Experience with assistive technologies (screen readers, voice control, etc.)
  • Knowledge of user research methodologies focused on accessibility testing.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.

 

What You’ll Do:

 

  • Partner with designers, developers, and product managers to integrate accessibility best practices throughout the design and development lifecycle.
  • Conduct accessibility audits and identify potential barriers to user experience.
  • Develop and implement innovative solutions to ensure our products are accessible to all users.
  • Create and maintain accessibility documentation and standards.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest accessibility trends and technologies.
  • Raise awareness of accessibility within the organization through workshops and training sessions.

If you’re interested in this opportunity please click apply

When building teams for our clients, Aquent strives to promote and create an open, inclusive, and equal environment in which every employee can flourish. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds as we value the importance of diversity and inclusivity within the professional networks we support and the communities we serve. Please let us know if we can provide additional support for your interview process.