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Digital Accessibility Lead
Bloomington, Minnesota  |  Hybrid
Direct Hire Position
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Applied on July 28, 2021
Job Id #48929 Posted July 9, 2021

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate degree (and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree) in accessibility, human factors, human computer interaction, computer science, or a related field.
  • 4+ years successfully leading and/or consulting on accessibility testing, remediation and sustainability efforts.
  • Advanced understanding of WCAG 2.1 AA and Section 508 compliance, accessible development practices and application of accessibility to agile development.
  • Strong proficiency in screen reader software (JAWS, NVDA, Voiceover and TalkBack).
  • Web development experience including HTML 5, ARIA, CSS and JS.
  • Experience with document remediation (PDF, Microsoft Word and Excel).
  • 3+ years Software Testing (Agile).
  • Experience using assistive technologies including voice recognition (Dragon NaturallySpeaking) and ZoomText.
  • Experience using custom user settings including increasing text sizes, custom style sheets, and high contrast themes.
  • Excellent client service, consultation and collaboration skills.
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and project management skills.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree strongly preferred.
  • Experience in the healthcare industry.
  • Knowledge of automated and manual Accessibility testing tools.


  • Partner with UX/UI team to ensure design patterns are accessible.
  • Facilitate or consult on usability testing with people with disabilities in partnership with the research team.
  • Evaluate progress and provide direction for WCAG 2.1 AA remediation efforts.
  • Identify processes and tools to increase efficiency and ensure sustainability of accessibility testing and remediation efforts.
  • Develop test plans and lead teams in conducting evaluations. Train teams on practices and tools needed to test and remediate. Provide support to resolve accessibility issues.
  • Consult with third party web vendors on development and testing to ensure WCAG 2.1 AA compliance.
  • Document issues, results and overall compliance status. Regularly share progress and partner to overcome obstacles with senior leaders in Marketing and Web & Mobile.
  • Develop a vision and advocate with leaders for accessibility and usability organization wide. Create scalable and sustainable strategies and practices to support that vision.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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