martes, 9 de noviembre de 2010

Ofertas de trabajo en accesibilidad

En Web Accessibility Jobs podemos encontrar algunas ofertas de trabajo recientes (octubre de 2010) donde se solicita conocimientos de accesibilidad. Por ejemplo, hay una oferta de Facebook que solicita User Experience - Accessibility con la siguiente descripción:
User Experience – Accessibility (HTML/CSS/JavaScript)
Are you interested in building products used by hundreds of millions of people? Do you have direct experience working with assistive technology (ie screen readers)? Facebook is seeking an experienced User Interface Engineer that is passionate about building accessible user-facing web applications. This role includes the management of technical accessibility processes as well as ownership over internal and external communication of Facebook’s accessibility strategies. This position is contractual and is based at our main office in Palo Alto, CA.

Responsibilities
  • Work with product teams to implement accessible 
  • Participate in code reviews with an eye for accessibility
  • Identify and communicate accessibility best practices for front-end engineering
  • Manage technical process for accessibility
  • Communicate Facebook’s accessibility strategy internally and externally

Requirements
  • Expert knowledge of web technologies (HTML/CSS/JS)
  • Expert knowledge of assistive technology (JAWS, VoiceOver, Dragon NaturallySpeaking)
  • Experience with scripting languages (PHP)
  • Passion for elegant, intuitive, and accessible user interfaces
  • Ability to write well-abstracted, reusable code for UI components
  • Familiarity with Object Oriented JavaScript Frameworks (Prototype JS, MooTools, Dojo, etc.)
  • Experience working with HTML/CSS/JS in high-performance environments
  • 3+ years experience in building web products with assistive technology in mind
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field

Bonus
  • Experience building complicated workflows
  • Relevant experience includes self-started personal projects