Senior Accessibility Content Designer

Lincolnshire, IL
zDO NOT USE Contract / Full time

smartdept. inc. is searching for a Senior Accessibility Content Designer for a client in Lincolnshire, IL. The ideal candidate will come with 5+ years of experience in Content Design. This is a fully remote, contract position expected to last 6 months.

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with Accessibility Leadership and a world-class team of Product Designers, UX Designers 
  • Develop end-to-end content strategy for more complex problems
  • Define our accessibility content strategy to conform with content standards
  • Develop processes, define standards and suggest tools to keep the accessibility team at the forefront of innovation
  • Mentor other content designers and be responsible for the content quality of all accessibility documentation and standards
  • Be an active member of the Accessibility and design system team, sharing knowledge and best practices
  • Promote content design in the company and showcase usability and accessibility-related success stories
  • Demonstrate ability to evaluate and design for the interactions between language and design elements to construct a logical, compelling narrative throughout user/client journey
  • Simplify complex health, wealth, career and wellbeing scenarios into useful information for users
  • Define and apply consistent voice and tone throughout content journey
  • Define content goals and journeys based on user or customer goals
  • Ability to collaborate and run Content Design workshops and Sprints
  • Experience in multitasking and working in ambiguous situations
  • Help support a shared design vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product design and execution
  • Grow a culture of design and ship with speed, consistency, and quality

What You’ll Need:

  • Experience with or background in writing
  • Expert Content Design skills
  • Fluency in best practices for information architecture, content strategy, design thinking
  • Experience with research tools (e.g., Optimal Workshop, survey tooling,, etc)
  • Experience in design tools: Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, Miro/Mural, and/or Figma
  • Significant experience with accessibility standards, accessibility features, and inclusive design practices
  • 5+ years of experience in Content Design or Copywriting roles at Design or Digital Agencies, Startups or Fortune 500 companies
  • 3+ years of experience working collaboratively with engineering/dev, design, and user research teams
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