Vacancy: Accessibility Freelancer (minimum 10 years' experience)

Location: Work from home

Contract Type: Short-term contracts

Day Rate: Market rate, subject to experience

Start Date: Immediate

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Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced freelancer to help support our expanding Accessibility Department during peak periods. Individual projects can range from a few days to several weeks.

You’ll need 10+ years' experience of accessibility testing and be self-sufficient and capable of working on projects from the first day.

You will have strong technical skills with a good understanding of the concepts of web accessibility.

You will be based from home and may occasionally work on-site with client organisations.


Working on audits, expert reviews, accessibility user testing and consultancy.

  • Undertake technical accessibility audits of websites and mobile apps.
  • Test websites and mobile apps using assistive technologies.

Candidate Knowledge

  • Strong understanding of WCAG 2.2 and a history of manually checking websites against them.
  • Experience of assistive technologies to such a level that you can conduct an expert review using at least one of JAWS, Dragon NaturallySpeaking or ZoomText.
  • At least 10 years' relevant experience.

Required Skills

  • An in-depth knowledge of HTML, CSS and ARIA are essential. JavaScript knowledge would be highly desirable.
  • Use of lightweight testing tools. Experience of automation tools would be useful.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good presentational skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Experience of working with external clients.

About Test Partners

Since 2001 Test Partners has specialised in testing websites and web-based applications, with accessibility testing and consultancy being one of our three core services. We have conducted hundreds of accessibility projects for clients ranging from small digital agencies to public sector organisations and corporates such as the BBC, the Financial Conduct Authority and Transport for London.

Our facilities include an in-house accessibility test lab with a wide range of PCs, Macs, mobile devices and assistive technologies and a UX lab for conducting user testing projects.