Alternative Text Specialist (Bilingual)

Full Time
North America (EST/CST/PST)
Originally posted on 15 Aug, 2022
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About the Position

This position is part of the Production Team of AbleDocs Inc., writing Alternative Text for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF documents, in accordance with PDF/UA standards.

  • Alternative text writing for documents, in accordance with AbleDocs and PDF/UA standards.
  • Ensure Client Specific Requirements are met for assigned work.
  • Efficient documentation of your activities within the AD Online system and proper placement of documents to Delivered, once completed. This includes time management when working on files and filling out appropriate client time tracking sheets.
  • Update Supervisor with progress of assignments, delays, or any concerns of meeting the deadlines or allocated time on the file.
  • Coordinating with remediation technicians and others within the Phase 3 team to ensure there is consistency between multiple documents of a similar structure or within the same contract.
  • Utilize notes and comments within the files and our online communication systems to report any issues within specific documents.
  • Review work prior to submission out of Phase 3.
  • Assist with Alternative Text questions from Document Technicians and seek further clarification from senior staff if unsure the correct approach.

Other duties as assigned.

  • Thorough knowledge of ISO and AbleDocs PDF-UA tagging standards (training will be provided).
  • Knowledge of Alternative Text writing of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF documents.
  • Exceptional Writing skills.
  • Attention to details
  • Excellent communication skills and time management
  • Skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDFs.
  • Fluently bilingual in English and French.
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About AbleDocs

AbleDocs is the worldwide leader in digital accessibility, processing millions of documents per month for clients ranging from independent designers to Fortune 100 organizations and government entities from around the world. We help organizations create fully accessible content, remediate, and validate digital content for compliance and educate people on how to use our applications. We push the limits of making content accessible to all, ensuring people with print disabilities can live independently.

Life at AbleDocs

AbleDocs continues to expand and has many opportunities for growth. We offer full employment packages, including full-time salaries, flexible work hours, employee benefits, bonuses, and participation in our profit-sharing program.

We will work with you to establish deep and professional knowledge of the technologies we use, support you with training for your ongoing learning and development and support you within our collaborative environment.

Strong communication skills are a key part of your success with us as this is a remote working environment.

AbleDocs is committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants. Please let us know if you require any accommodations throughout the hiring process. We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you.


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