Enterprise Digital Accessibility Consultant Enterprise Digital Accessibility Consultant …

in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
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in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
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Enterprise Digital Accessibility Consultant

The Enterprise Digital Accessibility team empowers the RBC enterprise to remove digital barriers for clients and employees with disabilities by advising that appropriate accessibility features be incorporated into RBC digital solutions throughout the project management life cycle. In this role, you will consult with Business units, IT Projects, Strategic Sourcing and vendors offering packaged solutions, and educate the RBC enterprise on accessibility requirements. You will advise on accessibility policies, communicate latest standards, and create and maintain RBC development guidelines and best practices for building accessible solutions to the enterprise through a Digital Accessibility "Center of Excellence".

What will you do?
  • Consult with the RBC enterprise (e.g., projects, product owners, and RBC community) to ensure compliance with Accessibility policies, Guidelines and Best Practices
  • Educate teams in designing, coding and testing accessible user interfaces using various UI frameworks, and assist teams in implementing accessible UI components
  • Train teams in both automated and manual accessibility testing
  • Train stakeholders from different fields on the user experience of persons with disabilities using financial business applications
  • Implement, review and recommend changes to existing processes, methods, tools, Accessibility Guidelines and Best Practices
  • Develop and maintain Accessibility Guidelines and Best Practices to ensure alignment with Accessibility policies
  • Research and keep abreast of industry accessibility standards, WCAG guidelines, best practices and tools for developing accessible solutions, and UI frameworks
  • Promote and communicate Accessibility policies, services, tools, Accessibility Guidelines and Best Practices to the RBC enterprise through various communication channels

What do you need to succeed?

  • Minimum 4-6 years of digital accessibility experience with 2+ years of experience in consulting and/or training
  • Thorough knowledge of accessibility standards, legislation, guidelines and best practices (WCAG 2.1, WAI-ARIA 1.1, PDF/UA) for developing accessible digital solutions
  • Thorough knowledge of accessibility evaluation techniques (e.g., testing procedures, testing methodologies, and testing tools), and experience evaluating digital solutions (automated testing, manual testing, and adaptive technologies testing) for Web, Windows, native mobile and PDF
  • Strong experience in Web, responsive Web and native mobile accessible programming (e.g., HTML, JavaScript, CSS, iOS and Android native coding), including programming with various frameworks as it relates to accessibility (e.g., bootstrap, AngularJS)
  • Demonstrated ability in written and oral communication skills along with strong presentation skills (e.g., documenting, presenting and explaining accessibility remediation to designers, developers, and testers)

  • University degree in computer science, user experience design, inclusive design, or related discipline
  • IAAP Certification
  • Experience with Agile and Iterative-Waterfall methodologies

What's in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • A world-class training program in financial services
  • Flexible work/life balance options
  • Opportunities to do challenging work

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City: Toronto
Address: 88 Queens Quay W
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
Required Travel(%): 0
Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
People Manager: Yes
Application Deadline: 10/31/2019
Platform: Technology and Operations
Req ID: 199564
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