[guispeak] Fwd: Facebook seeks accessibility engineer

  • From: Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, program-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, guispeak@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, BlindWebbers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2010 11:00:24 -0400 (EDT)

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Are you interested in building products used by hundreds of millions of
people? Do you have direct experience working with assistive technology
(ie screen readers)? Facebook is seeking an experienced User Interface
Engineer that is passionate about building accessible user-facing web
applications. This role includes the management of technical
accessibility processes as well as ownership over internal and external
communication of Facebook's accessibility strategies.
This position is contractual and is based at our main office in Palo
Alto, CA.
for this position
   * Work with product teams to implement accessible products
   * Participate in code reviews with an eye for accessibility
   * Identify and communicate accessibility best practices for
front-end engineering
   * Manage technical process for accessibility
   * Communicate Facebook's accessibility strategy internally and
externally Requirements
   * Expert knowledge of web technologies (HTML/CSS/JS)
   * Expert knowledge of assistive technology (JAWS, VoiceOver,
Dragon NaturallySpeaking)
   * Experience with scripting languages (PHP)
   * Passion for elegant, intuitive, and accessible user interfaces
   * Ability to write well-abstracted, reusable code for UI components
   * Familiarity with Object Oriented JavaScript Frameworks
(Prototype JS, MooTools, Dojo, etc.)
* Experience working with HTML/CSS/JS in high-performance
   * 3+ years experience in building web products with assistive
technology in mind
   * BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
   * Experience building complicated workflows
   * Relevant experience includes self-started personal projects
for this position

to this requisition
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