[nfb-talk] Fwd: Target looking for contractors to assist with accessibility testing

David Andrews 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.
>§  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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