Accessibility Analyst, Intern

CognaLearn was founded to help educators replace lectures with Team-Based Learning. Our award winning www.intedashboard.com online team-based learning platform provides professors with the real-time data to deliver the engaging collaborative learning experiences used to develop problem-solving skills essential for the workforce. Since our founding at Duke-NUS Medical School, we have grown to serve over 100 institutions, 1 in 10 US medical schools and 25% of the Ivy League.

We are looking for an Accessibility Analyst Intern who will be based in Singapore and report to our Chief Technology Officer at our global headquarters in Singapore. The Intern will work on achieving WCAG 2.0 for www.intedashboard.com website / app, mobile web, and perform native mobile testing & analysis. The internship will be nine months to a year.

Overview of role

What You Will be Doing

  •  Test and analyze existing web and mobile applications for Accessibility issues and work with developers and designers to define and implement solutions.

  • Work with product team to help ensure requirements and stories fully represent users with disabilities.

  • Work with product team (QA) to ensure they are following accessibility test plans and catching all issues.

  • Work with designers and developers to ensure designs and pre-development technical decisions will produce accessible products.

  • Support accessibility knowledge base and company-wide accessibility requirements.

  • Work with diverse and distributed team in fast paced environment with quick iterative cycles.

What You Will Be Learning

  • Subject Matter Expertise in ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications).

  • Experience using common Accessibility testing tools as well as Screen Readers such as JAWS, NVDA,
    Talkback & Voiceover.

  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, iOS, and Android development.

  • Experience with web and native mobile accessibility.

  • Thorough, methodical, and creative with extreme attention to detail.

  • Understanding of SDLC and the technical and business challenges that come with development of a
    product.

  • Understanding of UX and the design techniques and principals involved in the production of conceptual
    prototypes and wireframes.

What You Should Have

  • Passion for making websites and applications accessible to all users

  • Strong independent problem-solving skills couple with self-direction and innovative thinking

  • Fluent in spoken and written English

  • Good time-management skills

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

We believe that teams with diverse and complementary skills perform best and continue seek to broaden the diversity and capabilities of our team. Our Great Place to Work Culture is based on having our team enjoy what they are doing, who they are doing it with and being rewarded fairly.

Steps to Apply

Send a cover letter and a one-page CV with the subject “Accessibility Analyst Intern - [your name]” to careers@cognalearn.com

Please highlight what you can contribute to our team, why you want to work with us and include this paragraph in the cover letter:

"I hereby give consent for my personal data included in my application to be processed by CognaLearn Pte Ltd, whose registered office is 75 Ayer Rajah Crescent #01-01, Singapore 139953 for the purposes of recruitment process for the Customer Advisor, Singapore position under the Personal Data Protection Act of 29.08.1997 (Journal of Laws No. 101, Item 926 as amended)"

 

Only applicants who have been shortlisted for further conversation will be contacted.