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Reference Number 18490
Position Title Accessible Format Producer (STEM)
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location ENFIELD NSW
Hours Per Week 38.00
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Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

We support more than 27,500 people of all ages and life stages, and circumstances. We do this through 28 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; 30 clinics; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Accessible Format Producer to join our team in Sydney, New South Wales. The role will initially be based in Enfield, however in December the role will be based out of Parramatta.

Responsibilities 

As an Accessible Format Producer at Vision Australia you will: 

  • Transcribe and re-format electronic and written material into a range of accessible formats including braille, large print, tactile diagrams, xml/html, ePub, accessible PDF, DAISY and electronic format using appropriate software and design techniques.
  • Ensure all work is produced and completed within agreed timeframes
  • Ensure that all aspects of production achieve a high standard for clients, and meet all standards/key performance indicators set by Vision Australia
  • Interpret and transcribe visual/graphical material into tactual graphics and/or detailed descriptions using appropriate software and/or other means

Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary level qualification in a relevant field would be highly regarded.
  • Qualifications in computer programming languages, such C++ and Java.
  • Experience working with diverse commercial publishing files formats such as ePub 3.
  • Experience with XML/HTML based coding to be able to create, edit and publish documents in these standards from which multiple formats can be derived.
  • Experience with graphics and vector based software
  • Experience with OCR applications

Working as part of Vision Australia you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Friendly values based working environments
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

We’re always on the lookout for energetic, motivated people who share our values to be Person Centred, Accountable, Collaborative, Commercially Focused and Agile.

Do you want to become a part of a team that supports a future where our clients have the opportunity like never before to live the life they choose? Please select the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Candidates should address the essential job competencies as outlined the position description and should also consider and be able to demonstrate Vision Australia’s organisational values which are central to the organisation’s culture. Applications should be uploaded as a word file. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

As part of Vision Australia’s commitment to being an inclusive employer and embedding a culture where staff, volunteers and clients can be themselves and feel safe, and to protecting the best interests and safety of children and vulnerable people, successful applicants will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children.

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to www.visionaustralia.org/careers 

We encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

Contact Person Jane Wegener
Contact Number 0413336685
Closing Date 18/10/2017
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