Accessibility Developer Consultant

Remote; Based anywhere in the U.S.

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Department

Services

Location

Remote; Based anywhere in the U.S.

Position type

Full Time

Work Type

Full Remote

Position Description

Deque is hiring an Accessibility Developer Consultant to work with the Deque Developer Services team to guide web developers to solve accessibility problems.  The ideal candidate comes from a front-end developer background, with strong experience in accessibility and the ability to explain complex topics in a way that is easy to understand.

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Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide detailed guidance and lead discussions with client developers to solve accessibility problems
  • Troubleshoot complex accessibility problems
  • Develop in client teams to build accessible solutions in client code
  • Perform accessibility assessments, validate fixes, write VPATs
  • Develop custom solutions and reports for client needs in Deque products
  • Develop automation solutions and internal tools for Deque Accessibility Consultants

Requirements

  • Deep knowledge of frontend web technologies (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript) and experience using frameworks such as React, Vue, and Angular
  • Experience with accessibility evaluation tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of assistive technologies and user requirements for people with disabilities
  • Deep knowledge of WAI-ARIA, WCAG
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Familiarity with Agile project management methodology
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About Deque

Deque (pronounced dee-cue) is a web accessibility software and services company, and our mission is Digital Equality. We believe everyone, regardless of their ability, should have equal access to the information, services, applications, and everything else on the web.

We work with enterprise-level businesses and organizations to ensure that their sites and mobile apps are accessible. With 875,000+ extensions installed and 6,000+ audit projects completed, Deque is the industry standard. Join our growing family as we work to make the web a better place for everyone.

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Career Fulfillment

People come to work for Deque because of what we do: enable businesses and organizations to make their sites and apps accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. The personal fulfillment employees feel here is unparalleled. In addition to the altruistic nature of our jobs, the organizational structure is extremely flat and welcoming. Women-owned and operated, Deque CEO Preety Kumar is internationally revered for her down-to-earth personality and work ethic.

Deque’s core values are central to our culture of customer satisfaction. Do you share them?

Innovation with results that matter
Deliver what you promise
Can-do attitude
Open, direct & respectful communications
We care deeply
We practice humility

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in joining our exciting company! Submit your application anytime.

If you’re looking to stand out, include a cover letter explaining your interest in joining Deque and how you align with our Core Values. We also recommend including any key attributes that differentiate you as a candidate.

Deque is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities. Reference and background checks will be required.

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Let’s broaden your customer base and make practicing accessibility easy at the same time.”

Preety Kumar CEO, Deque Systems