At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee, you will blaze a new trail to transform the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion.
We set the bar higher by bringing our unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, with everything we do, we put learning first.
The Web Accessibility Specialist is responsible for technical development support and promotion of Cengage’s aspiration to create inclusive, accessible learning experiences, with a focus on web accessibility. The Web Accessibility Specialist serves as the Learning Center of Excellence’s technical accessibility subject matter expert for web accessibility – providing consultation for the design, production, and modification of digital media for Cengage product and platform teams to promote compliance with WCAG 2.1 standards. This role is critical to identifying accessibility barriers in digital products and proposing solutions to overcome them.
The Web Accessibility Specialist plays a critical role in communicating clear and consistent messaging involving web accessibility to all stakeholders, implementing web accessibility processes and procedures, and helping implement accessibility best practice in platform and digital media development. The Web Accessibility Specialist will work closely with the Accessibility Manager to ensure product teams receive the training, ongoing development, and support required to design, produce, and deliver accessible digital products.
The Web Accessibility Specialist is an ambassador for Cengage’s commitment to inclusivity and accessibility both inside and outside of Cengage. Working in partnership with peers at Cengage is required to ensure stakeholders are aware of accessibility legislation and best practices that impact accessible web development, the organization and its products/platforms, and customers.