Graphic Designer

New York, NY
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NYC - must be local

This role will work every weekend as part of a standard schedule. Days are Friday - Monday. Friday and Monday will be standard hours, Sat & Sunday will be 4-5 hour work days.

Role title: Graphic Designer (with ADA experience)


Min. 1-2 years designing, formatting, and remediating documents which are accessible.

Candidate will be the in-house expert (the team will seek expert guidance from the candidate), however the candidate will receive support from Major Global Bank's global accessibility team.


- Excellent knowledge of accessibility standard WCAG 2.0 and above – Level AA

- A detailed knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in respect to accessible design

- Expertise in laying out and formatting ADA-compliant documents

- Remediation of accessibility issues identified from using Adobe Acrobat PRO

- Ability -where needed- to identify appropriate text for accessibility purposes (e.g. confident in identifying Document title, Author name, keywords, figure titles)

- An understanding of screen-reader software and designing documents to be read aloud

- Ability to run automated and manual accessibility testing on document

- Able to apply styles, tagging, alt text, ToC/ reading order, and metadata from Adobe InDesign

Other skills:

- Attention to detail

- Ability to follow set testing frameworks for manually assessing documents

- Strong record keeping ability for future audit purposes

- Ability to learn and adapt fast

- Problem-solving & initiative

- Can do attitude

- Excellent written and spoken English

- Experience using keyboard-only testing/manual inspection of documents

- Experience using a colour contrast analyser


- Adobe InDesign

- Microsoft Word

- Adobe Acrobat PRO/DC


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