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Director of Digital Accessibility

Accessibility | Remote, or hybrid in Seattle/Olympia, WA | Full Time | From $53.00 to $75.00 per hour

Job Description

Anthro-Tech is looking for a Director of Digital Accessibility to work with our smart and inspired team to standardize and grow our digital accessibility practice. The ideal candidate is well versed in human-centered design strategy and masterful at applying digital accessibility knowledge and skills to support inclusive product and service design. They will have a passion for designing accessible experiences and ensuring that our team is delivering high-quality services customized to the unique needs of each project. The Director of Digital Accessibility will grow the accessibility practice at Anthro-Tech with attention to process definition, sales, training, quality assurance, and accessibility practice goals.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Serve clients and contribute to human-centered design projects as a consultant and project lead
  • Maintain >60% billable hours target
  • Oversee the standardization of accessibility processes, services, and deliverables
  • Set goals and measurables for the accessibility practice area to deliver high quality work
  • Build resources and practices to support quality assurance (QA) for accessibility services
  • Facilitate Accessibility practice area meetings to surface and solve issues/opportunities
  • Stay informed about industry trends and emerging best practices to sharpen our toolkit and shape the future of how Anthro-Tech provides Accessibility services
  • Assist with sales efforts and identify / develop new services and approaches
  • Lead, manage, and hold accountable consulting team members
  • Produce thought-leadership, representing Anthro-Tech’s Accessibility practice through publishing content, speaking at events, and training others


  • A strong track record of thought leadership and advanced skills in digital accessibility audits, strategic consulting, and training
  • Experience leading and overseeing strategic direction on human-centered design projects
  • Ability to build close partnerships with clients to help navigate challenges and ambiguity
  • Experience teaching or mentoring others in accessibility
  • Experience building systems, processes, and artifacts that support accessibility practice quality and efficiency
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, HCI, a related discipline, OR compelling work experiences
  • At least 7 years’ experience in applying digital accessibility expertise
  • Evidence of relevant education and certification in digital accessibility (for example, Certifications from the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP): WAS, CPWA, CPACC

Other preferred experience:

  • Experience working with a User Experience team and/or a UX design-focused agency
  • Consulting experience serving a mix of government, corporate, and nonprofit clients
  • Knowledge of change management for accessibility and the Accessibility Maturity Model
  • Knowledge of human-centered design process or user experience (UX) research and design

Scheduling & travel

This is a full-time position with the ability to work remotely or from our Olympia or Seattle, Washington offices. Occasional travel may be required.

Applications should include the following:

  • Cover letter stating your background, salary requirements, and reason for interest in working with Anthro-Tech

  • Resume

  • A short write-up describing your most significant accomplishment as a leader in digital accessibility. We’re looking for a track record of experience and dedication.

Please submit your application through our careers page.

Thank you for your interest.

Compensation and Benefits

Anthro-Tech offers competitive compensation and a full list of benefits, including health, vision, dental, and long-term disability insurances, 401(K) with profit sharing, training budget, and more. You’ll work in a small company environment with a talented and dedicated group of individuals that share a passion for human-centered design for social impact. General benefits information is listed below (eligibility requirements apply):

  • Medical insurance - Anthro-Tech pays for 90% of employee premiums and funds an initial contribution to your health savings account 

  • Dental insurance - Anthro-Tech pays 100% of premium

  • Vision insurance - Anthro-Tech pays 100% of premium

  • Long Term Disability, AD/D, Life Insurance - Anthro-Tech pays 100% of premiums

  • Retirement - Our 401(k) Safe Harbor plan has no required match - we automatically make a 3% of compensation company contribution to your self-directed brokerage account. A discretionary profit-sharing component also exists. 

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) - you'll accrue PTO for each hour you work. Full-time team members accrue approximately 15 PTO days per year  

  • Paid Holidays - Anthro-Tech offers 9 paid holidays each calendar year which includes one floater holiday of your choice

  • Supplemental Pay for Parental Leave – 8 weeks of supplemental pay for parental leave is available for Washington State employees

  • Training & professional development - We'll work with you on a training & professional development plan each year. We're currently covering up to $2,500 in approved expenses for workshops, conferences, tuition, travel, books or other activities as well as 3-days paid time to attend 

Actual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and responsibility. The range of starting pay for this role of Director of Digital Accessibility is $53.00 - $75.00 per hour + Benefits.

About Anthro-Tech

Anthro-Tech is a human-centered design consultancy focused on government agencies, nonprofits, and enterprises with a social impact mission. We help organizations gain a deep understanding of their customers through research to design products and services that are usable, useful, and make a positive impact on peoples’ everyday lives.

Over the past 20 years we’ve partnered with many organizations to transform how they engage their customers, including dozens of county, state and federal government organizations, global foundations, and fortune 500 clients.

Anthro-Tech was founded in 1997. We are a women-owned business with offices and user experience labs in Olympia and Seattle.

We’re driven by our purpose - to build a great business that makes things better for people.

Our values:

  • Help others succeed

  • Set the bar high

  • Be optimistic AND face the brutal facts

  • Continually learn and grow expertise

  • Passionate about making an impact