Inclusive Design Manager

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4Y 2Y5

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.


Rogers Digital is looking for an Inclusive Design Manager to lead the Accessibility portfolio as part of our digital transformation.  The ideal candidate will be well versed in Canadian and WCAG accessibility standards with experience defining and communicating a11y requirements to Design, Development and QA audiences.  This role will be part of the Design Operations team, empowering our stakeholders and providing visibility to leadership on our Accessibility needs and accomplishments. 


Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Produce, curate and socialize Accessibility principles targeted to Product, Development and QA audiences.   
  • Work ‘upstream’ with go to market and project management to build accessibility scoping into our product planning and delivery processes.
  • Consult with Development and UXD practitioners on accessible design principles in both project and daily work streams.  
  • Audit work produced by Design and Development teams for WCAG and AODA compliance, providing feedback that remediates and empowers future work. 
  • Collaborate with the Design System team to provide detailed guidance on component design and validate work before release to production.   
  • Produce reports on accessibility compliance and recommendations to senior stakeholders. 


Skills and Experience

  • University or College design diploma or equivalent work experience
  • Strong understanding of current assistive technology, supporting software and barriers of entry for people with vision, hearing and mobility limitations.
  • Thorough understanding of Accessibility software tools such as Siteimprove, JAWS, ZoomText and Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking.     
  • Effective working knowledge of WCAG 2.1 and AODA standards to provide in the moment analysis and actionable recommendations.   
  • CPACC, WAS or CPWA certification preferred  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UX and UI design process.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Digital & Creative
Requisition ID: 151913
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

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