We are looking for an Accessibility Consultant to help us review and evaluate our digital properties and platforms for accessibility issues, and then manage the implementation of needed changes. This person will also be responsible for creating a minimum of 4 articles designed to help the Internet Freedom community better understand common issues in accessibility.
- Review website, wiki, and workshop series tools, and create an analysis to identify accessibility issues, possible solutions, and enhancements we can make.
- Project manage the implementation of needed changes by working closely with the frontend developer.
- Write a minimum of 4 articles focused on educating the IF community on common accessibility challenges
The Accessibility Consultant should have a strong foundation in accessibility, understanding how it impacts systems, relationships, and actions. Experience working with human rights or social justice projects. Good understanding of UX and website development. Strong communications and interpersonal skills needed. Preference will be given to individuals that have a collaborative leadership style, and have experience working with a diverse population. If interested, please send resume and CL to firstname.lastname@example.org
About the IFF
The Internet Freedom Festival is a yearly event that brings together over 1,000 activists, journalists, FLOSS technologists, human rights defenders and researchers to join forces to fight online censorship and surveillance, and advocate for a free and open internet. The IFF nurtures collective efforts which, through diversity, inclusivity and collaboration, support online freedom of expression, protection from digital threats, and expanded access to online spaces. It is considered one of the largest, most diverse and most inclusive unconferences in the world, which is made by the community for the community. Traditionally, more than 50% of speakers and participants identify as women and gender non-conforming, and more than 60% of participants come from the Global South.