Accessibility SME

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £380.00 per day

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Accessibility Subject Matter Expert! The successful candidate will be well versed in web technologies (such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript) as well as an expert in Accessibility. The role will involve working closely with many teams simultaneously, and ensuring the best output from each team.
Key Qualifications

In-depth knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript Excellent knowledge and understanding of WCAG 2.0 guidelines
Excellent knowledge and understanding of WAI-ARIA
Excellent knowledge and understanding of Mac OS X VoiceOver
First-hand experience in testing with assistive technologies (more specifically screen readers such as VoiceOver, JAWS and NVDA)
Familiarity with accessibility features on mobile devices
Familiarity with project management methodologies such as waterfall and agile
Past engineering experience


The Accessibility and SEO Center of Excellence is a group created with the purpose of promoting and supporting accessibility and offering consultancy services to project teams.
In this position you may be required to audit existing solutions, work with teams throughout the entire lifecycle of a project on new features and solutions, liaise and co-ordinate with various functions, and represent the team positively and effectively at all times.
You will be a pragmatic and charismatic individual, able to push for the best results whilst also maintaining excellent relationships with all those you work with. Successful candidates must be fast learners, capable to adapt and adhere to internal guidelines and processes, and work under tight deadlines with teams spread around the globe. Previous industry experience with an emphasis on accessibility is essential.


Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.
Additional Requirements
Understanding of SEO principles will be a significant advantage, as well as experience with native apps (including OS X and iOS).