Senior UX Designer, Accessibility

Kelly Technology
January 1, 2021
Palo Alto, CA
Job Type


Senior UX Designer, Accessibility

Full Time/Perm/Direct Hire

Location: CA/Remote

The role:

As a Senior UX Designer for accessibility under the Design Systems team, you'll be fundamental to our product development process. You'll join a team dedicated to changing how small and medium businesses do business today. You'll work closely with product managers, software engineers, other designers, and user researchers to build high-quality and user-centric products for both our internal and external customers. You will apply system design principles to design the design systems with ADA compliant cross all functional teams and cross platform/device.


Apply the best visual, interaction design principles into the design systems.

Help define the design system roadmap for partner theming and core products.

Consulting design alternatives with components or patterns to keep the overall experience consistent with respect to simplicity.

Collaborate with designers across Product to ensure their design deliverables are at high quality with ADA compliant considerations.

Develop and maintain clear documentation for design systems for it to be the single source of truth.

Perform an accessibility audit against WCAG 2.1 AA with external consultants and document the design systems.

Created an accessibility toolkit for designers to document components, patterns, and pages for development.

Support designers, developers, and quality engineers with a wide range of accessibility experience to ensure customers receive a usable, accessible, and desirable product

Outperform the competition with user experience designs for web, mobile native and responsive interfaces.

Improve the overall usability and accessibility of client product experience.


Strong visual design skill and meticulous in pixel level precision details.

Strong interaction design skill that delights the use of product experience.

Knowledge of ARIA markup, JavaScript and semantic HTML

Experience with voice over tools such as JAWS, NVDA, iOS VoiceOver, and/or Android Talkback.

Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Certification a plus

Expected Outcomes:

Communicate your design visually with user flow, mockups and prototypes in product.

With your strong verbal and written communication skills, share your solutions with your team and larger audiences and apply feedback as you iterate.

Armed with your strong sense of aesthetics, you’ll demonstrate your obsession with product quality for design systems design.

Define, build, test and iterate on stellar interactive experiences that delights our customers alone with ADA considerations.

Operate successfully in partnering with design, product, engineering, marketing and customer service partners to nurture an extremely collaborative and iterative working relationship.

The ideal candidate will have a well-polished portfolio site which demonstrates the following:

- In depth understanding and experience in building top tier complex digital solutions

- Expert proficiency in the latest digital UX design applications

- Communicated process experience in leveraging research at all stages of the design lifecycle from content to legal and accessibility design.

- Relevant experiences in the financial/payment industry

Why Kelly®?

By partnering with Kelly® IT, you’ll have direct connections to top companies around the globe—giving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of today’s most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. We’re here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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