The IDRC is a vibrant research and development centre at OCAD University where an international community of open source developers, designers, researchers, advocates, and volunteers work together to help ensure that emerging information technology and practices are designed inclusively.

We have a flexible non-profit work environment and are committed to designing software that are inclusive of the full range of human diversity. The IDRC builds innovative new open source tools such as Fluid Infusion and ATutor. We also help improve the user experience of the open web by contributing to projects such as jQuery UI, Mozilla, and GNOME.

For more information on our projects, please visit Research and Development.


NO POSITIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE


PAST POSITIONS

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER CONTRACT POSITION: CLOSED

•    Development of web-based components for matching user preferences with available accessibility capabilities installed on a desktop OS or within a web application
•    Design and implementation of JavaScript, Python, or C code for automatically configuring and launching accessibility solutions on a GNOME-based Linux desktop
•    Contributing to the design and development of the overall system architecture and services for storing, retrieving, and acting on user preferences
•    Extending the capabilities of the Infusion UI Options component and its supporting infrastructure to enable users to edit their preferences
•    Developing automated tests for all deliverables above


Contract: January 1 - June 30, 2013
Possibility of renewal
Maximum of 260 hours
Include your consulting rate per hour
Application deadline December 12, 2012, 5pm

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INCLUSIVE DEVELOPER (2 POSITIONS: 1 CONTRACT, 1 PERMANENT) CLOSED

The Inclusive Developer works with architects, developers, designers, testers, and others to build interactive and accessible web applications and solutions.

INCLUSIVE DEVELOPER (SYSTEMS) - CLOSED

The Inclusive Systems Developer works with developers, designers, and other IDRC staff to build, maintain, and support accessible web applications, servers, and networking infrastructure.

SNOW & VTS COORDINATOR (CONTRACT) CLOSED

The Special Needs Opportunity Window (SNOW) & Vision Technology Service (VTS) Coordinator provides assessment, consultation and training services for individuals with disabilities to determine appropriate technology-based tools to foster full participation in academic, employment and personal environments.