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508 Compliance Specialist

Washington, DC | Job #319484
Job Title: 508 Compliance Specialist
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Type: Freelance / Contract

We are looking for a talented 508 Compliance Specialist for a temporary hire opportunity in Washington, DC! The 508 Compliance Specialist will be assisting our client's Communications dept., and will work closely with both the Publications & Editing team, as well as the Creative team. While this position is currently remote, only candidates local to the DC area will be considered. 


508 Compliance Responsibilities:

  • Taking PowerPoint and other documents and making sure that they are 508 compliant for our client’s website
  • This work will be covering 3-4 items per day (includes meeting materials, agenda, PowerPoint slides, meeting summaries)
  • Work with a quick turnaround time - the turnaround time for work is 48 hours from when is it received to when it needs to be completed. There are templates that this individual will be working from
  • An extensive background with both CommonLook and 508 Compliance are critical for success in this role
  • Strong copyediting skills would be a major plus as well


508 Compliance Specialist Requirements:

  • Strong background in Common Look PDF global access; use this for PDF documents
  • Understanding of 508 standards
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to templates
  • Strong background with CommonLook (they use PDF Global Access as their plug in software for 508 work)
  • PowerPoint; experience working on PowerPoint for 508 compliance; known what make a PowerPoint 508 accessible when you turn it into a PDF
  • Copy editing experience; understanding of how to make Word, PowerPoint and other docs to be as close to 508 as possible, preferred 


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