Are you detail-oriented and looking to leverage your knowledge of WCAG 2.1?
As a Senior Digital Accessibility Specialist for Federated Hermes, you will serve as a subject matter expert to oversee processes with outside vendors to ensure WCAG compliance , consult with designers, IT professionals and marketing team members to drive digital accessibility and related international standards for all digital properties You should understand general design principles and specific WCAG guidelines.
Federated Hermes is a leading $575.9 billion global investment manager. Guided by our conviction that responsible investing is the best way to create wealth over the long term, Federated Hermes offers world-class investment management and engagement services. Our products span equity, fixed-income, alternative/private markets, multi-asset and liquidity management strategies and a range of separately managed account strategies, all distributed through a network of institutions and intermediaries worldwide.
Federated Hermes’ employees have defined the qualities of the company’s success over the decades: a reputation for integrity and excellence, a commitment to customers and employees and a history of longstanding client relationships. Federated Hermes continues to foster employee commitment to excellence in the investment management industry.
Bachelor degree in digital/internet marketing, business, computer science, communications or other related disciplines
Experience working with assistive technologies to enhance digital experience for those using assistive technologies; website and digital property Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) remediation preferred
Knowledge of U.S. and international accessibility standards required
Knowledge of digital assistive technologies (JAWs, NVDA, Voiceover, Talkback, etc.) and how to incorporate accessibility into digital properties required
Knowledge of mutual funds, brokerage firms, banks, institutional or retail investors preferred
Knowledge of basic HTML5, CSS and Java preferred
Internal Number: 7872
About Federated Hermes
For more than 60 years, Federated Hermes has provided world-class investment solutions to financial professionals in the United States and around the world. Federated Hermes' employees have defined the qualities of the company’s success over the decades: a reputation for integrity and excellence, a commitment to customers and employees and a history of longstanding client relationships. While each market cycle brings new opportunities and challenges to the company, Federated Hermes continues to foster employee commitment to excellence in the investment management industry.