Accessibility to WCAG 2.1 Online learning designer at Remote

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Accessibility to WCAG 2.1 Online learning designer (Contract)
Remote
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Digital Accessibility SME – Online Learning Designer 

You will have practitioner level knowledge of Accessibility to WCAG 2.1 AA Web Content Accessibility Guidelines in accordance with the Government’s requirements for websites and its implementation in elearning development including interface design, HTML5, rapid authoring content, video and audio. 

Essential Knowledge

WCAG 2.1 AA implementation within an online training environment which includes:

  • Solid knowledge of HTML5, ARIA and CSS/JavaScript
  • Articulate Storyline output
  • Video and audio
  • Animated content
  • Virtual training
  • Prepartion of lesson resources for face to face training
  • PDF/UA and PDF accessibility
  • Word and Powerpoint accessibility
  • Solid communication skills, with an emphasis on collaborating, and coaching
  • Essential Experience of…

  • Carrying out accessibility audits of online learning content, virtual lessons and learning resources
  • Creating accessibility guidelines/policies/methodologies, and providing coding guidance to the elearning development team, and train the trainer providers.
  • Acting as the subject matter expert (SME) for WCAG guidelines and staying informed of new guidelines as they arise
  • Working within the Academy’s technology enhanced learning (TEL) team – including close collaboration with developers, graphic designers, animators, authors and learning designers
  • Testing and evaluating assistive technology hardware and software (including screen readers and speech-to-text systems)
  • Implementing Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG) 
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    Tony Monk
    Team Lead

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