[nfb-talk] Fwd: Target looking for contractors to assist with accessibility testing
dandrews at visi.com
Mon Jul 2 18:57:54 CDT 2012
>Target is currently looking to contract with a
>number of individuals to perform accessibility
>testing on its web site. Candidates nationwide are urged to apply.
>Position title: Accessibility Specialist
>Position type: Contract
>Reports to: Operations Analyst, Accessibility
> * Performs testing to ensure that web sites
> are free from accessibility-related defects and
> are functioning as planned; confirming that
> user requirements, design specifications,
> development and accessibility meet or exceed expectations.
> * Develops, follows, and maintains
> documentation including User Requirements, Test plans, and User Scenarios.
> * Reports all bugs, enhancements, or tasks
> in JIRA (bug tracking software).
> * Assigns all accessibility issues to
> appropriate team members and works directly
> with Project Manager or development staff to
> identify solutions and next steps.
> * Tracks progress regarding issue resolution
> and confirms that issues are retested and closed.
> * Supports Accessibility and Technical leads
> regarding all issue tracking & reporting needs.
> * Manages priorities and risks as defined by
> the site deployment time line.
>KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
>§ Screen-reader proficiency, particularly JAWS an absolute must.
>§ Expert-level knowledge of W3C accessibility standards (WCAG 1.0/2.0).
>§ Strong analytical skills and problem solving
>skills necessary to identify programming errors
>or inconsistencies, and the ability to recommend solutions.
>§ Highly organized with great attention to detail.
>§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
>§ Ability to collaborate with developers as
>needed to isolate root cause of defects.
>§ Familiarity with common web site
>applications, web browsers, and user experience best practices.
>How to apply: Please direct any
>inquiries/resumes via Email to: Steve Sawczyn
><mailto:Steve.Sawczyn at target.com>Steve.Sawczyn at target.com .
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