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TSR is a relationship-based, customer-focused IT and technical services staffing company.

For over 40 years TSR, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, TSR Consulting Services, have prospered in the Information Technology staffing business, earning the respect of companies both large and small with well refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a real understanding of the right skill sets required by our clients.

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We do not believe in building a vision around the company but building a company around our vision, which is simply;

Every employee’s voice matters, their effort is appreciated, and their talent is rewarded.

We challenge each employee daily, to raise the bar on how we treat our consultants and candidates. For far too long in this industry, candidates have been ghosted, lied to, or placed at a client and then forgotten about. Each day our staff works tirelessly at qualifying and placing, top talent with our clients, in a compassionate and caring manner.

Not every candidate is a match for the job, but every candidate and consultant will be treated with respect and professionalism.

UX Accessibility Engineer

Job Description

  • Location: Jersey City, NJ
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #72345

Our client, a leading financial services company is hiring for a UX Accessibility Engineer on a long term contract basis.

Work Location:

Jersey City, NJ 


We employ design thinking methods and a user-centered approach to solve real business problems. If you can bring clarity to complexity, design holistically in an immense product ecosystem, and have gone the extra mile to create delight, we want you! As an UX Engineer on the Accessibility team, you will contribute to the creation and evolution of accessible user interfaces. You’ll collaborate with designers, product managers, engineers, and QAs to ensure that all user experiences are built with accessibility as a foundational component.

Once here you will:
– Act as a representative for the needs of customers with disabilities
– Understand and balance product and business priorities while advocating for the best, most accessible user experience
– Partner with engineering teams to improve implementation and evangelize accessibility best practices
– Participate in code review to ensure adherence to WCAG Guidelines, HTML Standards, and internal best practices.
– Participate in design review to ensure that visual standards are met and purely-visual cues are accounted for
– Attend SCRUM rituals with product teams to clarify requirements, determine scope, and prioritize accessibility-related items
– Collaborate with colleagues and engage in research and development to advance the accessibility of our products. This includes building proofs-of-concept for new components and patterns
– Collaborate closely with our design systems teams to ensure that design standards and components are build accessible from the ground up
– Understand the underlying needs and motivation of our clients to ensure we achieve business goals and provide value to our clients
– Form holistic solutions that integrate seamlessly into our wealth management product ecosystem
– Work closely with the larger Wealth Management UX team to share design best practices, align on patterns, and promote a design-centric culture at the firm

Relevant experience and mindset
– You’ve spent 3+ years as a front-end engineer in either web or native mobile development You are passionate about, and comfortable explaining and advocating for front-end semantics, accessible design patterns, and standards-compliant implementation
– You have some familiarity with WCAG Guidelines, WAI-ARIA, Apple Human Interface Guidelines, or other accessibility technologies.
– You have some familiarity using websites and apps using keyboard, switches, or screen readers (we use Voiceover, NVDA, JAWS, and Talkback).
– You are motivated and prepared to work in any framework in the service of improving user experience.
– Previous experience in any of the following will be useful: HTML/CSS/JS, Angular or React, and Swift or Kotlin.
– You’re passionate about front-end engineering and accessibility and ready to share your knowledge with teammates and other stakeholders You thrive in a collaborative, explorative environment and value being on a diverse team that you can bounce ideas off of, get critical feedback from, and unite with to mature design thinking within a large organization
– You practice active listening and contribute in group situations (i.e. brainstorms, audits, critiques, whiteboard sessions, etc.)
– You get excited by complex projects with high levels of ambiguity and are resilient in the face of obstacles You have a relentless desire to validate assumptions and uncover a problems root cause by testing, learning, and iterating
– You have a knack for balancing user goals, technology needs and business objectives and can clearly explain the rationale for your designs and how they achieve both

Why work Here?
– Besides a competitive salary, work life balance, a clear career path, and great benefits, we take the well-being and work satisfaction of our employees seriously. That’s why we put a lot of effort towards creating a safe space for people to be vulnerable, share work, and ask questions that will help them both to grow individually and move their projects forward. You’ll be encouraged to bring your own perspective to conversations, and we will help you understand and put into practice what you naturally do best by amplifying each others strengths.

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