A Short Accessibility Tester Job Description

by Dylan Thomas

After convincing someone that accessibility testers needed to be added to a project because none of the existing testers had any accessibility experience, I was asked to provide a job description on the spot. This is what I came up with basically off-the-cuff. My goal was brief, targeted, and mostly comprehensive. I am curious what you would add, remove, or edit.

Job Description - Web Accessibility Tester

Must have experience testing websites/web applications for WCAG 2.1 AA compliance on the following platforms:

  • Windows (NVDA or JAWS)
  • Mac (VoiceOver)
  • iOS (VoiceOver)
  • Android (TalkBack)

using the following scenarios:

  • using only a keyboard
  • using a screenreader