Corporate Accessibility Trainer

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 Systems, Inc. is seeking an experienced corporate trainer to join our instructor-led training team. Our ideal candidate is a pragmatic and open-minded individual with a strong background in UX/UI design. As a seasoned professional with vast experience conducting highly engaging training sessions and workshops, you are passionate about delivering online and in-person participant-centered training experiences that are hands-on, engaging, and aspirational.
As a member of our trainer team, you’ll be primarily responsible for leading product and subject matter expertise related training sessions for our clients, helping them meet their organizational goals for accessibility and digital inclusion. Leveraging your background in UX/UI design, you’ll ensure that our clients not only understand accessibility and inclusion concepts but also how to integrate them seamlessly into user-centered design. You’ll leverage industry best practices and emerging trends in to push the boundaries of live and virtual training events.

Your expertise in UX/UI design will be crucial in delivering informative, practical, and hands-on training sessions that leave participants feeling empowered and motivated to create online experiences that are accessible for people with disabilities.

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Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct seminars, workshops, training sessions, and lectures for our customers
  • Contribute to planning and implementing a world-class accessibility training strategy
  • Work closely with our Deque University team, to keep expanding on our training materials
  • Create complementary training materials and strategies based on data and research
  • Work together with other trainers, managers, and our leadership teams
  • Design, test and review effective training programs to constantly challenge our approach
  • Create training environments where participants feel safe to take risks
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending workshops, reviewing publications, etc.
  • Work with customers and identify the training opportunities to meet their goals
  • Develop meaningful relationships with our customers that lead to their success
  • Analyze the data and feedback to find meaningful areas for improvement

Requirements

  • Phenomenal communication and presentation skills that allow you to easily work a room
  • Solid knowledge of the subject matter, and an unquenchable desire to always learn more
  • Open-mindedness and willingness to keep up with new techniques in corporate teaching
  • Critical thinking and solid ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once, while still paying attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and self-starter attitude, ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to travel throughout the US and internationally to meet customers’ training needs
  • Proficient with MS PowerPoint and/or Google Slides; InDesign and Acrobat Pro are an asset
  • Knowledge of HTML, WAI-ARIA and CSS technologies is an asset, but not required
  • Knowledge of native mobile platforms (iOS and Android) is also an asset, but not required
  • Degree in UX/UI Design, or similar
  • IAAP Certification (CPACC, WAS, CPWA, ADS, etc.) are also an asset, but not required
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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