Web Accessibility-Related Jobs!

Here’s a great list of recent job listings (all but one in the U.S.) relating to web accessibility.

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Podcast #91: Game Plan, CSS, Lawsuits & Events

Dennis and Ross discuss the “Accessibility Game Plan”, a couple good CSS tips, upcoming events, and a few lawsuits, and more!

Download Web Axe Episode 91 (Game Plan, CSS, Lawsuits & Events)

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The Game Plan

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Even More Web Accessibility Jobs

Great to list even more accessibility jobs!

Web Accessibility Specialist at Modis in Wilmington, DE (long-term contract). Modis is seeking aWeb Accessibility Specialistfor a long term contract position with their industry leading client.The Accessibility Specialist will be responsible for identifying and suggesting potential solutions for accessibility violations based on W3C WCAG 2.0 standards.

Web Accessibility Specialist at DeVry University, Wood Dale, Illinois. The primary purpose of this position is to consult with course developers on the guidelines and application of web accessibility to online courses created in Kinect. This includes researching section 508 and determining enhancements needed to course structure and media.

Accessibility Product Manager at RIM (BlackBerry) in Canada (Waterloo, Toronto, Ottawa). The Accessibility team is responsible for ensuring BlackBerry products and services are usable and accessible by the widest possible audience. This includes researching, specifying, designing and driving through to implementation various internal and external accessibility solutions. The successful candidate will be the voice of the customer and responsible for driving, from concept to implementation, emergency access BlackBerry solutions that meet the needs of persons with disabilities, wireless carrier partners and applicable legislation.

Accessibility Practice Lead, Atlanta, GA, 6-month contract. Collaborate with the User Experience and Development teams in planning, documenting and testing usable accessibility compliant interfaces. Proactively determine process, efficiencies, patterns, training and communication opportunities to improve our online experience for all users. Present and conduct training sessions for various teams on web accessibility process, planning, documentation and testing. Complete audits and test current and new products for compliance. Draft and maintain standards documents and remain abreast of trends and developments in the area of web and software accessibility.


More Web Accessibility Jobs!

Nice to see a few more open positions requiring some web accessibility skills!

  • Web Producer,, San Francisco. (Full-time, Exempt). Job description includes “Knowledge of W3C web accessibility and markup standards required”.
  • Web Accessibility Coordinator at University of Iowa. Experience desired includes “Knowledge of WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 as they relate to technology”.
  • Web Developer for NAF (National Abortion Federation), Washington, D.C. Job description includes “conform to standards of usability and accessibility”.

Another! (via Jared Smith):
Director, Accessible Technology Initiative, California State University


Web Accessibility Jobs

A good sign! Here are more than several job openings relating to web accessibility posted within the last month or so. (U.S. and Canada.)

For more, on Twitter, follow my account @webaxe and @a11yjobs. Kudos also to @ppatel and @lauraupcott.