Tuesday , January 31 2023

BlackRock Employment – Digital Accessibility Program Manager

Website BlackRock

Job Description:

Drive a firm-wide approach to digital accessibility, helping to make BlackRock’s websites usable by a wider range of visitors. Advise and assist multiple product and publishing teams on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and the use of ARIA to improve accessibility. Help these teams to build accessibility into their products, from requirements through design and development to testing. Collaborate with Legal and Compliance, and with consulting partners for training and guidance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate digital accessibility efforts across multiple content creation and development teams
  • Coordinate accessibility training programs
  • Partner with BlackRock technology teams to incorporate accessibility testing into the Software Development Lifecyle (SDLC)
  • Present and explain recommendations for remediation
  • Supervise websites for accessibility, report on accessibility to partners, advance accessibility issues to appropriate product, development, or content team
  • Work with specialist third-party consultants
  • Identify, supervise, and help to resolve any issues impeding accessibility efforts
  • Help define accessibility user stories
  • Help to prioritize accessibility goals and achievements across different teams and technologies
  • Communicate accessibility and technology requirements clearly to marketers, content creators, and developers

Job Requirements:

  • Relevant certifications such as IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPAAC) and Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) are a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate optimally
  • Knowledge of WCAG 2.1 guidelines and WAI-ARIA standards preferred
  • Confirmed track record to handle issues through to resolution
  • Strong project management, analytical and o skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working collaborations with partners across a wide geographic region

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience implementing accessible products using HTML, JavaScript and CSS
  • Experience working in a Technology, Digital Marketing, or a related field
  • Experience conducting usability testing for people with disabilities including use of screen reader software

Job Details:

Company: BlackRock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Wilmington, DE, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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