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Web Accessibility Specialist position at W3C/WAI

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 22:39:31 +0100
Message-ID: <4EF10093.2010305@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Dear All,

The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at the World Wide Web Consortium 
(W3C) is currently seeking a Web Accessibility Specialist to develop 
technical guidance on web accessibility in the context of the EC-funded 
WAI-ACT Project. Please feel free to circulate this notice, avoiding 
cross-postings where possible.

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Title: Web Accessibility Specialist

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is seeking a Web Accessibility 
Specialist who will work full time through the European host for W3C, 
the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics 
(ERCIM), to develop technical guidance on web accessibility. The Web 
Accessibility Specialist will work in the context of the EC-funded 
WAI-ACT Project with other project partners, accessibility experts, and 
the public to help develop a framework for increased international 
cooperation; resources for implementing WCAG 2.0 in advanced 
technologies including web applications and mobile devices; and related 
technical guidance on accessibility support in web technologies.

Requirements: A minimum of five years' web development experience and 
working in team settings. Must possess in-depth knowledge of 
accessibility requirements across different types of disabilities; 
existing accessibility support in web technologies including 
interoperability with assistive technologies; and WAI guidelines and 
specifications including WCAG, ATAG, UAAG, and WAI-ARIA. Familiarity 
with W3C technologies including MWBP, HTML 4, HTML5, and with the W3C 
Process required. Excellent oral and written communication skills 
needed; background in usability and user-centered design (UCD) are 
advantageous. Must be available to travel.

Additional information:
http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Recruitment/Overview.html#WAIspecialist
]]

Regards,
   Shadi

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Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
Activity Lead, W3C/WAI International Program Office
Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG)
Research and Development Working Group (RDWG)
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