Sample Job Descriptions For Web Accessibility

One way to ensure web accessibility become a part of any project is to include accessibility within job descriptions if the team is looking to recruit new members. Here are some sample job descriptions that define what’s expected of the role in terms of accessibility.


Web U X Designer Job Description

The web U-X designer’s main goal is to implement the organization’s requirements and successfully participate in the design process. In addition to understanding the requirements and limitations, here are some of the duties of web U-X designers.


Web UX Designer Responsibilities

  • Add user stories, including users with disabilities, that helps in the design of interfaces to be improved for a wide variety of users
  • Detect problems in designs and find solutions for design issues
  • Take web design decisions based on organizational requirements and user feedback
  • Work together with team members to ensure functionality and accessibility are successfully implemented
  • Conduct user research through interviews, surveys, user-testing, and other methods that reflect the user’s perspective


Web U-X Designer Skills and Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of experience in UX design
  • Proficient in standard UX software
  • Experience of working with users with disability and planning and conducting user research
  • Expert in modifying designs and implementing solutions in an smart way
  • Proficient in communicating design ideas and solutions to team members and users
  • Have a passion for resolving issues that affect users through design
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards (Refresh/WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA) strongly preferred
  • Experience with implementing accessibility standards into design is strongly preferred


Web Developer Job Description

The web developer will perform several tests during the build stage to ensure that code is functional and meets accessibility requirements.


Web Developer Responsibilities

  • Develop and improve features and applications that follow WCAG 2.0 guidelines
  • Build accessible code and create accessible code libraries for reuse
  • Work with UX/UI to ensure successful technical implementation of designs
  • Carry out functional tests, including accessibility tests, to validate code
  • Work together with other team members as necessary to ensure the success of functional code implementation


Web Developer Skills and Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of experience in web development
  • Proficient knowledge of HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript; Knowledge of WAI-ARIA is a plus
  • Proficient knowledge of accessibility standards (Refresh/WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA) is strongly preferred

Good understanding of assistive technologies (JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver) is preferred


Web Q_A Tester Job Description

The Q_A tester will check web pages and web applications through automated and manual testing.


Q_A Tester Responsibilities

  • Work together with team members to develop effective testing plans and strategies
  • Develop testing method that includes specifications and requirements, especially accessibility requirements
  • Evaluate web pages and applications based on specifications and requirements
  • Write notes related with issues of each test phase
  • Report issues to team members, or those outside the team, responsible for the issue with remediation suggests/troubleshooting


Q_A Tester Skills and Qualifications

Proficient experience in Q_A testing methodology

Excellent communication skills, organization skills, and excellent attention to detail

Proven ability to document issues and bugs

Knowledge of accessibility standards (Refresh/WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA) strongly preferred


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Freelance Certified Web Accessibility Specialists