Job Description :
Role: Front End Developer with Accessibility
Duration: 3 months strong possibility of extension
Location: Chicago, IL
Interview: on site, no skype

Candidate must have experience with Accessibility to be considered. MUST BE LOCAL OR ABLE TO ATTEND ON SITE INTERVIEW IN CHICAGO!

Develop websites and Internet applications. Use Web development technologies such as HTML, Perl, JavaScript, and CSS. Perform various coding and programming tasks, such as design or development of Web front-end, back-end Web-based applications, and Web/Internet services. May involve coding and integration of text, graphics, sound, and/or video. Career-Level position within field. Considered highly skilled and proficient in discipline. Conducts complex work important to the organization. Works under minimal supervision with wide latitude for independent judgment. Typically requires six to nine years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.

Key functions
Understand users’ needs and how they affect software development
Make recommendations for acquiring or implementing collaboration and accessibility solutions
Participate in working groups to discuss accessibility issues and solutions

Qualifications
In addition to the typical front end dev req you have please add the following:
Basic understanding of WCAG (web content accessibility guidelines), accessible development practices, and applying accessibility to agile development