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Accessibility UX/UI Front End Advisor (Connecticut, Pennsylvania or Work From Home) at 091 Cigna Health & Life Ins. Co. in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY

This role will support the Cigna Digital Team’s mission to deliver world-class digital user experiences to Cigna’s global audience. You will work closely with a diverse team of business product owners, UX designers, content writers, user researchers, development, and QA teams to ensure that our digital properties are accessible, usable, and adhere to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Help ensure accessibility of digital properties for all users by:

Design Reviews and Audits


  • Work closely with UX designers and content writers to ensure their deliverables provide sufficient guidance for development teams, in regards to accessibility

  • Perform accessibility audits to identify noncompliance with WCAG and prepare reports on findings that include recommended solutions, communicate next steps to delivery teams

Guidelines/Standards

  • Help establish and communicate guidelines and standards related to designing, building, and maintaining accessible websites

Training

  • Participate in-person and webinar based training sessions

Required Skills:


  • Comfortable with using accessibility testing tools (WAVE, Axe, Chrome DevTools) and assistive technologies, such as screen readers (JAWs, NVDA, VoiceOver)

  • Ability to work closely with developers to iterate through fixes and new solutions by evaluating code and providing accessible recommendations to fix compliance issues

  • Familiarity with WCAG and US disability laws, including Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), etc. International laws a plus

  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills to facilitate the coordination and completion of varied work requests

Work Experience:


  • Background in Computer Science/Information Technology or related fields (such as Human Computer Interactions or Digital Design)

  • At least 2 years of front end web development

  • Some experience with web accessibility

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.