Nuance, a Microsoft Company
Senior Digital Accessibility Engineer
Accessibility Program Manager​​​​​​​
June 2018 – July 2022
Remote
Environment:
Bamboo, Figma,  Invision, UX Pin, JAWS, Jira, Miro, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Teams, MS Word, VoiceOver 
Soft Skills:
Collaboration, Communication, Documentation, Expert Review,  Leadership,  Organization, Training
•  Provided expert accessibility consultation and leadership
•  Created wireframes using UXPin to prototype AI chat interactions
•  Evangelized and socialized accessibility through intranet posts, meetings, and presentations.
•  Created and socialized Accessibility Champions and Partners program
•  Evaluated, procured, and implemented AQA Accessibility Management Platform for the enterprise
•  Authored accessibility compliance training for designers, developers, QA, managers, HR, and procurement
•  Initiated the Accessibility Playbook, a collaborative body of knowledge
•  Worked with Legal Team to create Accessibility Center of Excellence (ACoE)
•  Authored validation steps for testing WCAG 2.1 compliance
•  Set standards for support (browsers, assistive technology, devices, etc.)
•  Tested and validated compliance with WCAG 2.1, EN 301 549 and Section 508
•  Created intranet space with resources and interactive forums for accessibility
•  Procured bulk licenses for JAWS screen reader, resulting in significant cost reduction
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