Software Engineer, Web Accessibility

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/28/18
San Francisco, CA
Technology
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/28/18

Web Accessibility at Airbnb:

Accessibility is core to Airbnb's mission of belonging. We're looking for an experienced frontend web engineer to help drive the accessibility of Airbnb's website. Our goal is sustainable accessibility – providing education, infrastructure, and guidance on achieving and maintaining a high quality bar for all users.

Responsibilities

  • Build accessibility into reusable UIs for Airbnb's website
  • Implement tools that help other Airbnb Engineers build accessible UIs for the web
  • Ongoing education/training on accessibility best practices
  • Communicate, document, and evangelize best practices for creating accessible UIs within Airbnb Engineering
  • Participate in design and code reviews

Requirements

  • Experience in the field of web accessibility and knowledge of assistive technologies, such as VoiceOver or JAWS
  • Passion for building and helping others build accessible UIs
  • Solid understanding of JavaScript
  • Experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling
  • Commanding grasp of HTML and CSS
  • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations
  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities

Benefits

  • Stock
  • Competitive salaries
  • Quarterly employee travel coupon
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Fitness Discounts
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Apple equipment
  • Commuter Subsidies
  • Community Involvement (4 paid hours per month for community service)
  • Company sponsored tech talks and happy hours
  • Much more...
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