[community] Job Opportunity - Accessibility Consultant at CIBC

Liskovoi, Lisa lliskovoi at ocadu.ca
Mon Jul 15 21:09:11 UTC 2019

Hi everyone,

Please see the job opportunity description below. This is a six month contract with an opportunity to extend. Anyone interested can reach out to Tatyanna Sarjeant: tsarjeant at teksystems.ca<mailto:tsarjeant at teksystems.ca>.


Accessibility Consultant – Public/Secure/Mobile

We’re on a mission to build the relationship-focused bank of the future and we’re looking for the passionate collaborators, innovators, advisors, and leaders who can get us there. Our distinct culture is built on a shared commitment to do what’s right for our clients, our people, and our communities, and we strive for excellence in everything we do. Because life at CIBC is not only what you do, but how you do it.

To learn more about CIBC, please visit CIBC.com<http://www.cibc.com/>

What You’ll Be Doing
Working within the Digital Experience team, this position will support the Accessibility Project Support Manager, ensuring our Corporate and subsidiary public/secure/mobile sites and applications are universally accessible. You will contribute to the creation of standards and best practices, and promote accessibility guidelines across our desktop and mobile applications. You will be the subject matter expert for digital accessibility of public/secure/mobile applications, embedded in cross-functional Agile teams, promote accessibility with team members, find existing accessibility issues, prioritize them, and work with colleagues to find solutions which are practical and best serve our clients.

How You’ll Succeed
You are Standards focused – Your inspiration for solutions will come from existing standards (WCAG), Adobe Experience Manager, existing mobile apps (from Apple or Google) and you’ll have knowledge of disabilities and assistive technologies.

You are Client Focused – You have the desire to be first in class from an accessibility perspective to deepen our clients’ relationships. You drive the client experience by encouraging employees to quickly resolve client complaints, escalating when necessary, and managing complex issues. This will empower our clients to utilize our digital channels, free of barriers.

You are a Team player – You actively recognize the contributions of the working team to foster a positive, collaborative and productive working environment where creative solutions and mutually beneficial compromises can be made that put the client needs at the forefront. You influence and coach agile team members and help them identify opportunities to broaden their scope of accessibility knowledge and considerations.

Who You Are

•         You're passionate about people. You find meaning in relationships, and surround yourself with a diverse network of partners. You build trust through respect and authenticity.

•         You're digitally savvy. You seek out innovative solutions and embrace evolving technologies. You can easily adapt to new tools and trends.

•         You engage with your heart and mind. You care about people and understand different perspectives. You listen and learn from the experiences of others and ensure solutions meet our accessibility guidelines and client needs while delivering solutions agreeable to all stakeholders.

•         You understand that success is in the details.  You ensure all client-facing applications adhere to best-in-class accessibility standards and best practices, staying at the forefront of these standards and best practices and develop/champion digital accessibility standards for all public/secure/mobile-facing properties to be used to guide the development of future properties, either internally or with an external partner.

•         You’re an Accessibility Professional. You’re an Accessibility Professional. You are and remain up-to-date with accessibility compliance guidelines including WCAG 2.0, 2.1, AODA, ARIA, W3C, HTML, JavaScript, screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, Talkback, VoiceOver),expert knowledge of Android & iOS accessibility features, Swift, experience remediating issues across browsers and mobile devices (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, iOS, Android). You also take inspiration from announcements at Apple’s WWDC and Google I/O.



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