Inaccessible Standards: Lessons learned from the front-line and the importance of testing with real users
While the WCAG guidelines allow you to technically make your web applications accessible, putting them and WAI-ARIA into practice sadly gave lots of users a less than ideal, or near unusable experience.
So sit back and learn how we created and implemented our own standards to benefit as many users as possible.
Full Stack Software Engineer, Hireup
Karen Zaunscherb is a Software Engineer who has recently been brought into the a11y world. A lover of all things technology, diversity, and inclusion, she’s passionate about making technology inclusive and accessible to all.
Junior Software Engineer, Hireup
Mariam Antar is a Junior Software Engineer at Hireup currently pursuing further studies in computer science with a specialisation in ML/AI and is enthusiastic about the future of accessibility on the web.
Principal UX Engineer, Hireup
Matt Stow is a user experience-focused Principal UX Engineer at Hireup. He is an author, speaker, artist, and open sourcer who just wants to make the web a better place.